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Holiday Shipping Tips with UPS

No matter where in the world you need to send your gifts this season, our technology, expertise, and range of options will help you get your packages to their destinations for the holidays.

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A Box Opens Up: Holiday Packing Tips You Can Use 

It may be what's inside that counts, but what's outside is pretty important, too--especially when it comes to your shipping box. Learn the ins and outs of preparing your holiday shipments for safe and secure delivery this busy holiday shipping season, straight from Shipping Box himself.

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Create Holiday Shipments

Whether you're shipping toys, gadgets, cookies, or golf clubs, the holiday shipping process can be made easier when you use UPS. Just look to our expert packing advice, then start your shipments online.

Pack Like a Pro: Packaging Guidelines

Packaging Advisor: Toys, Electronics, and More

Plan Your Holiday Shipping

We're committed to helping you to solve shipping problems, save money, and reduce stress. Get answers to commonly asked questions and read useful holiday shipping tips and advice.

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Leave the Packaging to The UPS Store®

During the holidays, if you're shipping something that's oversized, breakable, or even perishable, we can handle it. The staff at The UPS Store® is professionally trained to pack your item. Ask about our Pack & Ship Guarantee.

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Schedule Ahead with UPS My Choice®

Don't want to miss packages during the busy holiday season? With UPS My Choice, there's no need to worry whether you will be home. As a UPS My Choice member, you control where and when your UPS packages arrive.

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