USPS Holiday Schedule

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Holidays are for celebrating - not worrying about shipping matters!

Staying on top of which holidays will affect your business can be a bit of a task. To simplify things, the following is a list of holidays that the USPS typically considers postal holidays:

Holiday Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday (observed) Monday, January 18, 2016 
Washington’s birthday / President's Day (observed) Monday, February 15, 2016
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2016 
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2016
Columbus Day Monday, October 10, 2016
Veterans’ Day (observed) Friday, November 11, 2016 
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2016
Christmas Day (observed) Monday, December 26, 2016
New Year's Day (observed) Monday, January 2, 2017

Check out USPS' 2016 Holiday Cut Off Dates.

Even when the USPS is closed, we're often here to help! ShippingEasy provides support during certain holidays. Check out our live support calendar.

NOTE: on the date of a postal holiday, you will see a red alert at the top of the page within ShippingEasy. The alert is a courtesy reminder to move ship dates forward to the next shipping date.


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