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Holiday Shipping Tips with UPS

Every year, we make holiday shipping easier for you with technology, convenient shipping options, and packing expertise to create the ideal choice for getting gifts to their destinations for the holidays.

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Learn how best to prepare your packages for peak shipping conditions with these holiday shipping tips, straight from Shipping Box himself.

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Create Holiday Shipments

Whether you're shipping toys, gadgets, cookies, or a guitar, the holiday shipping process doesn't need to be complicated. Just look to our expert packing advice, then start your shipments online.

Pack Like a Pro: Packaging Guidelines

Packaging Advisor: Toys, Books, and More


View Our Holiday Shipping Calendar

With a limited number of shipping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, you'll want to keep our holiday calendar handy.

Check back here for the 2014 holiday shipping calendar to plan your shipping needs.

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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