2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

It’s time for merchants to start planning for the holiday shipping rush. Everything between Black Friday and December 23rd is a mad dash to get all of your orders out the door in time for the holidays. The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to start preparing.

Here is a calendar you can quickly reference to see the shipping deadlines for your carriers:

December 2021 Shipping Deadlines

Learn More at the ShipStation Blog

Check out the Australia and New Zealand Last Posting Dates for Christmas 2021 blog post for more details and additional resources related to holiday shipping deadlines.

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  • Domestic Services

    • Remote: 3 December 2021

    • National: 10 December 2021

    • Same-city national deliveries: 13 December 2021

  • International Services

    • Zone 1 (New Zealand): 10 December 2021

    • Zone 2 (Asia Pacific): 1 December 2021

    • Zone 3 (US and Canada): 6 December 2021

    • Zone 4 (UK): 8 December 2021

    • Rest of the World: 1 December 2021

Australia Post

Domestic

Sending To/From

Parcel Post

Express Post

Anywhere in Australia except WA and NT

13 December 2021

20 December 2021

WA and NT

8 December 2021

15 December 2021

International

Destination Country

Courier Parcels and Letters

Express Parcels and Letters

Standard Parcels

Economy Air Parcels and Letters

Canada

10 December 2021

3 December 2021

30 November 2021

16 November 2021

China

9 December 2021

5 December 2021

30 November 2021

23 November 2021

Europe

10 December 2021

3 December 2021

26 November 2021

16 November 2021

Ireland

10 December 2021

3 December 2021

26 November 2021

16 November 2021

New Zealand

10 December 2021

7 December 2021

3 December 2021

23 November 2021

Southeast Asia

10 December 2021

7 December 2021

30 November 2021

16 November 2021

United Kingdom

10 December 2021

3 December 2021

26 November 2021

16 November 2021

United States

10 December 2021

7 December 2021

30 November 2021

16 November 2021

See a full list of international sending dates for all countries, regions, and territories from Australia Post.