2012 Holiday News - Fact Sheets

No one delivers the holidays like the U.S. Postal Service and this year will be no exception. You can count on us for all your holiday mailing and shipping needs.

Tips and facts

100 Years of Letters to Santa
100 Years of Letters to Santa (.doc, .pdf)
Holiday By the Numbers
Holiday by the Numbers (.doc, .pdf)
Holiday Stamps, 50 Years of History (.pdf)
Mailing and Shipping Tips
Quick Tips for Holiday Mailing (.doc, .pdf)
Top 10 Expert Tips for Flawless Holiday Mailing (.doc, .pdf)
Top 10 Reasons to Bring in the Holiday Season with the USPS (.doc, .pdf)
Shipping - Greeting - Gifting - Wrapping (.doc, .pdf)
Themed Postmarks (.doc, .pdf)
Letters from Santa info sheet (.doc, .pdf)

Holiday Forever® stamps

Reindeer forever stamp
Santa forever stamp
Eid forever stamp
Hanukkah forever stamp
Christmas forever stamp
Kwanzaa forever stamp


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Mail-by dates

Dec. 3 Priority Mail International
Dec. 11 Express Mail International
Dec. 14 Parcel Post
Dec. 20 First-Class Mail
Dec. 21 Priority Mail
Dec. 22 Express Mail

Military mail dates ›


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