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Holiday Package Shipping Deadlines and Tips to Avoid Scams

The holiday season is also a shipping season. Some companies have specific dates for sending packages

The European Union – United States Postal Service Both regular and first class mail must be sent by December 17; For Priority Mail, ships before December 19; And the deadline for Priority Express is December 23.

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At UPS, December 20 is your three-day selection deadline; For the second day of air, it is December 21; And for Next-Day Air, the shipping deadline is December 22nd. You will need to visit the UPS website for an estimate of the ground shipping deadline.

FedEx has a December 14 deadline for ground shipping. Express Saver and three-day freight packages should be shipped by December 20. The two-day and one-day freight deadline is December 21. There are also last-minute options, but you’ll need to check in online.

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Hank Schles, who works for cyber security, said that while it has become so common to receive text messages about package shipping offers, he believes people have become a little immune to understanding that it is actually How much risk does it represent? Schles says package delivery scams are on the rise.

Scammers pose as shipping services and send fake confirmation text messages to get you to click on a link and share personal information.

“If you click on one of these links and it says ‘Sign in with your Google Account,’ ‘Sign in with another account,’ or ‘Use your credit card number’ to authenticate your identity If so, that should be a huge red flag.” Scales said.

Lookout recommends making a list of what you’ve purchased and double-checking it to confirm who shipped it.

“The idea of ​​having a quick little list of everything you’ve ordered and where you ordered it from is a lot less painful than having to retrieve your identity.”Shales said.

Amazon will provide a delivery estimate at checkout for your standard shipping. December 23rd is the one-day delivery deadline for Prime members. Same-day delivery is available on December 24, but only in select areas.

At Walmart, December 20 is the deadline for free standard shipping for non-Walmart+ members. The deadline for Walmart+ members to receive fast shipping is December 22nd.

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Holiday FedEx Deadlines View a complete list of FedEx deadline dates for the 2022 season.
• December 14: FedEx Ground Deadline.
• December 20: FedEx Express Saver, FedEx three-day freight.
• December 21: FedEx two-day freight, FedEx one-day.
• Last minute options are also available

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View all UPS shipping deadlines for the UPS 2022 holiday season.
• Ground: UPS does not offer a limit for ground shipping; You’ll need to get an estimate through the UPS website, and that estimate will depend on where you are and where you’re shipping.
• December 20: UPS 3-Day Selections.
• December 21: UPS 2nd Day Air.
• December 22: UPS Next Day Air.

USPS Holiday Shipping Deadline
See a complete list of US Postal Service holiday shipping deadlines for 2022.
• December 17: USPS Retail Ground.
• December 17: First Class Mail.
• December 19: Priority Mail.
• 23 December: Priority Mail Express.

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