THE US Postal Service and FedEx will make deliveries on December 24 – but with some limitations.
Christmas Eve in 2020 falls on a Thursday – with Christmas coming on Friday.
Mail trucks in Milton, MassachusettsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Does the USPS deliver on Christmas Eve?
The USPS does deliver on December 24, but your local post office may close early.
Christmas hours are posted at each post office location.
Additionally, blue collection boxes with final collection times before 12 pm will not be affected by early closing on December 24.
“If a box has a final collection time after 12 pm, its mail may be picked up earlier,” the USPS says.
“For mail pickup on December 24, please put your mail into blue collection boxes by noon regardless of the final collection times posted on the box.”
Customers who need later mail pickups on Christmas Eve should visit their local post office.
A driver for an independent contractor to FedEx pushes a cart of packages through snow in New York City on Dec. 17Credit: Getty Images – Getty
Does FedEx deliver on Christmas Eve?
FedEx has modified service on December 24 with modified business hours.
FedEx Freight is closed on Christmas Eve, but most other FedEx services are open.
“This holiday season we’ll be working hard to keep up with more shipments than ever,” FedEx wrote on its website.
NYC’s Rockefeller Center shines bright on December 15, 2020Credit: Splash News
“Allow plenty of time to help ensure your deliveries arrive when you want them to.”
For more information, check the complete FedEx holiday schedule.
Do the USPS and FedEx deliver on Christmas Day?
Post office locations are closed on Christmas Day – along with banks and most businesses.
However, FedEx Express will be open during the holiday.
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