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2014 UPS Holiday Shipping Schedule

When you ship your packages, you want a carrier with a proven history of reliable delivery services. That carrier is UPS. The UPS holiday schedule helps you plan ahead to make sure your deadlines are met, gifts arrive on time, and your business meets its goals. In the United States, UPS observes these holidays:

 Holiday  Date
 New Year's Day  January 1, 2014*
 Memorial Day  May 26, 2014*
 Independence Day  July 4, 2014*
 Labor Day  September 1, 2014*
 Thanksgiving Day  November 27, 2014*
 Christmas  December 25, 2014*
 New Year's Eve  December 31, 2014**
 New Year's Day  January 1, 2015*

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Additionally, UPS recognizes but does not observe the following dates. All regular services are available. 

 Holiday  Date
 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK)  January 20, 2014
 Chinese New Year  January 31, 2014
 Valentine's Day  February 14, 2014
 President's Day  February 17, 2014
 Daylight Saving Time begins  March 9, 2014
 St. Patrick's Day  March 17, 2014
 Passover  April 15, 2014
 Easter  April 20, 2014
 Earth Day  April 22, 2014
 Cinco de Mayo  May 5, 2014
 Mother's Day  May 11, 2014
 Flag Day  June 14, 2014
 Father's Day  June 15, 2014
 Ramadan begins  June 29, 2014
 UPS Founders' Day  August 28, 2014
 Rosh Hashanah  September 25, 2014
 Yom Kippur  October 4, 2014
 Columbus Day  October 13, 2014
 Halloween  October 31, 2014
 Daylight Saving Time ends  November 2, 2014
 Veterans Day  November 11, 2014
 Hanukkah  December 17, 2014
 Christmas Eve  December 24, 2014***
 Day after Christmas  December 26, 2014****
 Kwanzaa  December 26, 2014****

*UPS holiday--UPS Express Critical® available.
**UPS holiday--Delivery and pickup of air and international packages only.
***Normal delivery of ground, air, and international shipments. Pickup of air and international shipments only.
****Delivery of air and international shipments only. Normal pickup of ground, air and international shipments.

Shipping Outside the U.S.?

Sending packages to an international destination? Select a country to view UPS holidays observed across the world.

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