Holiday Season Delivery

Shopping for a loved one? Want to make sure it gets to them before Christmas*? Here are Canada Post's Holiday Season Deadlines for all supported shipping methods. Note that orders we receive after 12pm EST, or on weekends/holidays, will ship the next business day.

 

Canada (All Provinces)

Lettermail (Singles Only - No Tracking): December 20 for Toronto, December 19 for Ontario, December 18 or sooner for other provinces/territories 
Regular Parcel: December 11
Xpresspost: December 20
Priority: December 21

USA (All 50 States)

Lettermail (Singles Only - No Tracking): December 9 or sooner
Small Packet, Tracked Packet, Expedited Parcel: December 10
Xpresspost USA: December 14
Priority Worldwide: December 19

Europe

Surface Parcels/Packets (Typically No Tracking): October 26
Air Parcels/Packets: December 3
Xpresspost International: December 6
Priority Worldwide: December 18

Asia/Australia/New Zealand

Surface Parcels/Packets (Typically No Tracking): October 1
Air Parcels/Packets: December 3
Xpresspost International: December 6
Priority Worldwide: December 17

Central and South America

Surface Parcels/Packets (Typically No Tracking): October 15
Air Parcels/Packets: December 3
Xpresspost International: December 6
Priority Worldwide: December 18

Africa

Surface Parcels/Packets (Typically No Tracking): October 1
Air Parcels/Packets: November 26
Xpresspost International: December 3
Priority Worldwide: December 13

Middle East

Surface Parcels/Packets (Typically No Tracking): October 1
Air Parcels/Packets: December 3
Xpresspost International: December 6
Priority Worldwide: December 13


* Suggested mailing dates are subject to change without notice. Dates are between major urban centres and are dependent on origin and destination. Some restrictions apply. Please visit the Find a delivery standard tool for more information. You can also consult the Canada Postal Guide, your local post office or the Priority Worldwide Terms and Conditions. Priority, Xpresspost and Regular Parcel are trademarks of Canada Post Corporation.