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(KTLA) – With the vacation season shortly approaching, many individuals might be sending vacation presents and packages all the world over.
To assist prospects plan their transport timelines through the busy vacation season, the US Postal Service has launched its vacation transport and mailing deadlines.
To permit ample time for packages to reach at their vacation spot by Dec. 25, USPS advises consumers to stick to the transport deadlines under:
- USPS Floor Benefit — Dec. 16
- First-Class Mail (together with greeting playing cards) — Dec. 16
- Precedence Mail — Dec. 18
- Precedence Mail Specific — Dec. 20
USPS Floor Benefit is a brand new transport choice that gives a easy, dependable and reasonably priced strategy to ship packages in 2-5 enterprise days primarily based on distance.
USPS additionally introduced that there might be no vacation peak or demand surcharges this yr to permit prospects to precisely finances for transport prices.
Transport deadlines for worldwide mail fluctuate relying on the vacation spot. Try Worldwide Mail and Transport Providers for particulars.
Final week, the USPS mentioned it’s contemplating elevating stamp costs in 2024 for the second consecutive yr, citing inflation strain, The Hill reported.
If permitted, the modifications would take impact Jan. 21, 2024. New charges would come with a 2-cent enhance for the First-Class Mail Endlessly stamp, amongst different proposed modifications.