If you're the type to put off holiday shopping until the last minute, not to worry—there are plenty of speedy ways to ship your items nationwide and ensure that they'll arrive before Dec. 25.
Below is a rundown of United States Postal Service, United Parcel Service, and FedEx deadlines for pre-Christmas arrival. Cost, of course, goes up with the speed of the service.Here are some suggestions and mailing deadline dates from the USPS, Fedex and UPS to ensure your gifts are delivered on time and in one piece:
The USPS has rich holiday planning website. The post office in Studio City is located at 3950 Laurel Canyon Boulevard. For domestic shipping:
First-Class Mail® Service - Dec. 20
Priority Mail® Service - Dec. 21
Priority Mail Express™ Service - Dec. 23
Standard Post™ Service - Dec. 14
Destination Network Distribution Center (DNDC) Drop Ship- Dec. 19
Destination Delivery Unit (DDU) Drop Ship - Dec. 21
Click here for more USPS information on imports, international mail and military mail.
Click here for the UPS holiday planning website. The nearest store is 11271 Ventura Blvd.
Click here for the UPS shipping dates.
Click here for the main website for FedEx's holiday planning an shipping schedule. The closest office print and ship center is 12101 Ventura Blvd. and 3575 Cahuenga Pass West.