Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Shopping for a loved one? Want to make sure it gets to them before Christmas*? Here are Canada Post's Holiday Season Deadlines for all supported shipping methods. Note that orders we receive after 12pm EST, or on weekends/holidays, will ship the next business day. Note that UPS and FedEx have their own standards that are separate from this and can be found on their respective websites.

Canada (All Provinces)

Lettermail: December 8
Regular Parcel: December 9
Expedited Parcel: December 10
Flat Rate Box: December 13
Xpresspost: December 20
Priority: December 21

USA (All 50 States)

Letter-post: December 6 or sooner
Tracked Packet: December 9
Expedited Parcel: December 13
Xpresspost USA: December 16


Small Packet and International Parcel - Surface: September 15 
Small Packet - Air, Tracked Packet, International Parcel - Air: November 15 
Xpresspost International: December 1

* Suggested mailing dates are subject to change without notice. Dates are between major urban centres and are dependent on origin and destination. Some restrictions apply. Please visit the Find a delivery standard tool for more information. You can also consult the Canada Postal Guide, your local post office or the Priority Worldwide Terms and Conditions. Priority, Xpresspost and Regular Parcel are trademarks of Canada Post Corporation.