Clock Ticking To Mail Those Holiday Cards & Gifts

News

BISMARCK — With Christmas two weeks from today, time is running out to get those cards and gifts in the mail.

The U.S. Postal Service said nearly 13 billion pieces of mail are expected to be delivered between Thanksgiving and New Years Day…and all that mail could slow down delivery times.

So, those who are shipping packagers via retail ground are urged to mail them by this Saturday.

Other First Class mail, including holiday cards, should be in the mail by no later than Dec. 20.

Your last day to ship with Priority Mail and have guaranteed Christmas Delivery is Dec. 21.

The Post Office reminds you certain items, even if they are gifts, cannot be shipped with them.

“With the Postal Service we don’t allow any alcohol to be shipped. Perfumes, we want to know if there’s any in your package, just because of the flammability of it. And if there’s anything liquid, fragile, perishable, potentially hazardous inside,” said Stacy Kadrmas with the U.S. Postal Service.

He added you can also sign up for “informed delivery” on the Postal Service’s website, which allows you to digitally preview your mail as it goes through the system.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Recent Videos

Class B Basketball

BPS Gets Indian Education Director

Midwest Living

KX Storm Team Full Weather Forecast w/Tom Schrader 3/8

Blessing Bank

Parkinson's Month

Supreme Court

Election Funding

Hate Crime Bill

ATW: Minot Cheer

ATW: Mic'd Up w/ Glenburn Girl's Basketball

ATW: Chatting w/ the Champs BHS Wrestling

ATW: WDA Recap

Remarkable Woman Jill Wiese

Tom's Monday Afternoon #OneMinuteForecast 3/8

Battle Creek woman celebrates 113th birthday

Amber's Monday Morning #OneMinuteForecast 3/8

A warm start with a general cool down this week

NDC MAR 8

Plays of the Week

More Video

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

KX News Trending Stories

Latest Stories

More Local News