New Year’s Eve 2018: Does Mail Get Delivered Today?

We’ve been hit with some nasty weather this week and it’s making shopping very difficult. I don’t even want to leave the comfort of my blanket burrito at home. Lucky for us, online shopping has become a modern day luxury. Amazon has been especially giving with its wide variety of sales and promotions this holiday season, and the end of the year might just offer the best deals yet.

The only downside to online shopping it the grueling wait to get your goodies shipped. Here are some important deadlines to keep in mind when doing your end of the year shopping.


Does The United States Deliver Mail on New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s is considered a federal holiday, so post offices will be closed on New Year’s Eve and on New Year’s Day. Offices are expected to resume regular mail delivery operations on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Here are the holiday schedules of the main postal services for more details:

FedEx Holiday Schedule
USPS Holiday Schedule
UPS Holiday Schedule


Here’s a list of additional holidays where mail won’t be delivered:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Labor Day
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • President’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Veterans Day
Are Banks or Stores Open on New Years Eve/Day 2018?
Are Banks or Stores Open on New Years Eve/Day 2018?
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