Christmas Shipping Deadlines Start Today

The USPS in Rumson is open until 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and in Fair Haven until 4:00 p.m.

Want to mail something in time for the holidays? The time is now.

Today was the last day to ship international via the United States Postal Service if you’re hoping your items arrive by Christmas.

Tuesday, Dec. 20 is the last day to ship via First-Class mail.

Wednesday, Dec. 21 is the last day to ship Priority Mail and Thursday is the last day to ship Express Mail.

Thursday, Dec. 22 the United Parcel Service is still offering UPS Next Day Air.

The post office and UPS are closed Saturday and Sunday for Christmas.

FedEx is offering a variety of shipping options throughout the week, and on Sunday Dec. 25 is offering FedEx Same Day shipping.

USPS also recommends using its website – usps.com – to print
shipping labels and pay for postage or using one of their Automated
Postal Centers, which, like ATMs, perform many of the same functions
of a trip to the post office.

For shipping services that require the help of a postal clerk at the business counter, the is open 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Fair Haven post office is open from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. but closes from 12-1:00 p.m. for lunch. On Saturdays, Fair Haven is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Both are closed on Sunday.

If you're just looking for stamps, try locations such as , , or – just some of the locations in Rumson that sell stamps.


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