U.S. Postal Service Urges You to Mail Holiday Gifts an Greetings Now
DULUTH, GA — With 15 billion pieces of mail expected to be delivered this holiday season, the U.S. Postal Service reminds you to mail now for the holidays. It’s the busiest time of year for sending cards and packages, but just as in past years, the U.S. Postal Service is prepared to deliver.
The Postal Service expects to process 545 million pieces of mail every day throughout this holiday season, which began on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year’s Eve. The Postal Service is ready to deliver holiday greetings and gifts to more than 152 million addresses nationwide. The busiest mailing day this season is projected to be Monday, Dec. 16, when more than 600 million pieces of mail are expected to be processed. The same day, 6 million customers are expected to visit Post Offices nationwide.
Simple Tips for Holiday Mailing and Shipping:
Customers can purchase ReadyPost boxes at a local Post Office or at the Postal Store on
usps.com. Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express boxes, envelopes and tubes are free.