DENVER— Even though some Colorado towns won’t have a white Christmas, the US Postal Service is currently seeing a flurry of holiday parcels. Expecting a record 850 million packages, an increase of more than 10 percent over last year, USPS has expanded both delivery and retail services at many Post Offices.
The following offices are open Sunday Dec. 10 and Dec. 17
- Denver Gen. Mail Facility Finance Station 7550 E 53rd P, l11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Littleton Highland Ranch Station, 609 S UNIVERSITY BLVD, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Aurora Main, 16890 E ALAMEDA PKWY, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Additionally, many offices are open later on Saturdays.
Many area offices have self-service kiosks in the lobby, allowing customers to bypass lines.
Additionally, USPS.com allows people to print labels, print postage, and call for their carrier to pick up their package from their home or office without ever going to a Post Office.
Between now and Christmas, many neighborhoods will also see mail carriers delivering packages on Sunday.
The Postal Service recommends customers in the U.S. observe the following mailing and shipping deadlines to ensure that deliveries are made in time for Christmas:
Dec. 11 – Priority Mail Destined for Overseas Military
Dec. 14 – Domestic Ground Delivery
Dec. 19 - First- Class Cards and Letters
Dec 20 – Priority Mail
Dec 22 – Express Mail
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