Delivery service extended to 7 days for holidays

Delivery service extended to 7 days for holidays
Posted at 4:56 PM, Dec 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-08 16:56:14-05

Due to holiday demand, The U.S. Postal Service will deliver seven days a week and will also make early morning deliveries.

“Our customers can count on the Postal Service this holiday season,” says Detroit District Manager Lee Thompson. “Now is the time to get those holiday cards, letters, and packages in the mail.”

According to the U.S. Postal Service, Monday, December 14 is expected to be the busiest mailing day. Monday, December 21 is expected to be the busiest delivery day.

Below are the mail-by dates you should be aware of:

Dec. 15 - Standard Post: Ground service for less-than-urgent deliveries and oversized packages.

Dec. 19 - First Class Mail: Service for standard-sized, single-piece envelopes and small packages weighing up to 13 ounces with delivery in 3 business days or less.

Dec. 21 - Priority Mail: Domestic service in 1, 2, or 3 business days based on where your package starts and where it’s being sent, variety of Flat Rate options.

Dec. 23 - Priority Mail Express: Fastest domestic service, guaranteed overnight scheduled delivery to most locations. Some restrictions and exceptions apply. Please note, Priority Mail Express postage refund eligibility is adjusted for shipments mailed Dec. 22 through Dec. 25.

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