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UPS Holiday Schedule

Suspension of Service Guarantee

Effective March 26, 2020 we suspended the UPS Service Guarantee for all shipments from any origin to any destination. For all U.S. origin shipments, the Service Guarantee suspension became effective as of March 24, 2020.

Effective April 5, 2021 the UPS Service Guarantee was reinstated only for UPS Next Day Air services (UPS Next Day Air® Early, UPS Next Day Air® and UPS Next Day Air Saver®) and UPS Worldwide Express services (UPS Worldwide Express NA1®, UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, UPS Worldwide Express®, UPS Worldwide Express Saver®, UPS Worldwide Saver, UPS Worldwide Express Freight® Midday and UPS Worldwide Express Freight®). Note: Until further notice, the guaranteed delivery time for UPS Next Day Air Saver® deliveries has been extended to end-of-day (11:59 p.m. on the guaranteed day of delivery). The Service Guarantee remains suspended for all other UPS shipments from any origin to any destination.

Changes to Commitment Times

Delivery times for UPS Next Day Air Saver® and UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.® services scheduled for delivery on or after March 30, 2020 will be extended to end-of-day (11:59 p.m. on the guaranteed day of delivery) until further notice.

Mother’s Day Changes – May 4 – 8, 2021

Due to heavy shipping volume the week before Mother's Day, UPS is making an operational adjustment for shipments tendered for scheduled delivery dates from May 4, 2021 through May 8, 2021.  On these days, we will extend delivery commitment times for UPS Next Day Air® Early, UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, and UPS Worldwide Express® packages delivered in the U.S. as shown in the table below.

Date Service Commitment Time Change
May 4-7 UPS Next Day Air® Early, UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Worldwide Express® The guaranteed delivery times for UPS Next Day Air® Early, UPS Worldwide Express Plus® UPS Next Day Air® and UPS Worldwide Express® deliveries on these dates have been extended by 90 minutes.
May 8* UPS Next Day Air® Early, UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Worldwide Express® The guaranteed delivery times for UPS Next Day Air® Early, UPS Worldwide Express Plus® UPS Next Day Air® and UPS Worldwide Express® deliveries on this date have been extended to end-of-day (11:59 p.m. on the guaranteed day of delivery).

*Saturday delivery option is a separate service level add-on, which must be selected if this service is desired. Saturday delivery is not available for all ZIP codes. A fee applies for Saturday delivery.

Please note, while our Service Guarantee remains suspended for most shipments in light of overall Coronavirus uncertainties, we remain committed to providing the excellent service that customers have come to expect.

2021 Holidays

UPS is closed on New Year’s (Jan 1), Independence Day (July 4), Thanksgiving (Nov 25), and Christmas Day (Dec 25). UPS Express Critical® is still available.

View the operating hours for other holidays for your location.

View 2021 Holiday Operations Schedule

Holiday Solutions For You

Not home? Don’t worry

With UPS My Choice® membership, you can have your packages delivered to a UPS Access Point® location.

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Kids Love Surprises

Make sure holiday gifts are hidden from spying eyes. Have your packages delivered to a
UPS Access Point® location.

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Sometimes It's Just Too Cold To Go Outside

Stay cozy and warm. Schedule a contactless pickup now.

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Learn more about our Peak Surcharges and Service Guarantee and Commit Times

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