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Canada Post Holiday Shipping Deadlines

If you’re planning to ship parcels or cards for the holidays, now is definitely the time to consider the Canada post shipping and mailing deadlines! This is especially true if you want to ship parcels overseas. To help out, we’ve created a handy table that outlines the holiday shipping deadlines to destinations across Canada, to the U.S., and Internationally. We’ve even included holiday mailing deadlines, if you’re planning to send holiday cards. Let Avery make your holidays a success!!*

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines

  Priority™ Worldwide Xpresspost™ International Air Parcels/Packets Surface Parcels/Packets
Canada December 21 December 20 December 11
U.S. December 19 December 13 December 10
Europe December 18 December 6 December 3 October 26
Asia/Australia/New Zealand December 17 December 6 December 3 October 1
Central and South America December 18 December 6 December 3 October 15
Africa December 13 December 3 November 26 October 1
Middle East December 13 December 6 December 3 October 1
Canada
Priority™ Worldwide December 23
Xpresspost™ International December 20
Air Parcels/Packets December 11
U.S.
Priority™ Worldwide December 19
Xpresspost™ International December 13
Air Parcels/Packets December 10
Europe
Priority™ Worldwide December 18
Xpresspost™ International December 7
Air Parcels/Packets December 3
Surface Parcels/Packets October 26
Asia/Australia/New Zealand
Priority™ Worldwide December 17
Xpresspost™ International December 7
Air Parcels/Packets December 3
Surface Parcels/Packets October 1
Central and South America
Priority™ Worldwide December 19
Xpresspost™ International December 7
Air Parcels/Packets December 3
Surface Parcels/Packets October 15
Africa
Priority™ Worldwide December 14
Xpresspost™ International December 3
Air Parcels/Packets November 26
Surface Parcels/Packets October 1
Middle East
Priority™ Worldwide December 14
Xpresspost™ International December 7
Air Parcels/Packets December 3
Surface Parcels/Packets October 1
  Letter Post
Canada - Within a City December 20
Canada - Within a Province December 19
Canada - Across Provinces December 18
U.S. December 9
Europe December 2
Asia/Australia/New Zealand December 2
Central and South America December 2
Africa December 25
Middle East December 2
Canada - Within a City
Letter Post December 20
Canada - Within a Province
Letter Post December 19
Canada - Across Provinces
Letter Post December 18
U.S.
Letter Post December 9
Europe
Letter Post December 2
Asia/Australia/New Zealand
Letter Post December 2
Central and South America
Letter Post December 2
Africa
Letter Post November 25
Middle East
Letter Post December 2

Avery DIY Gift Hacks

Let Avery inspire your holidays gifts with simple DIY Gift Hacks. Unwrap some holiday inspiration with unique homemade presents, personalized holiday cards, gift-wrapping ideas, and more with Avery prodcuts. Create your own holiday presents with Avery DIY Hacks. Enhance your gifts and holiday projects with a spectacular and festive presentation.

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Order Custom Printed Holiday Cards and Labels Now

Have your holiday labels and cards professionally printed, packed, and shipped right to your door, with Avery WePrint, our new professional printing service. Simply choose the cards and labels best suited to your project, upload your art, or design online using our holiday templates. Then send your order, and we’ll do the rest. Your perfectly personalized holiday is only a few clicks away!

Custom Printed Postcards

We can help turn any picture into the perfect holiday card; whether it’s a shot of your schnauzer, a festive phrase, or an adorable family photo.

Custom Printed Labels

Add a professional, yet personalized touch to client gifts, candles, baked goods and more with our holiday templates, and custom printed labels.

Personalize Easy-to-Use Holiday Templates

Easily add a personalized touch to all your festive letters, cards, parcels, return address labels and more. Our FREE and easy-to-use Avery Design & Print Online software has thousands of available templates to help you customize all your holiday mailing projects and finish them rapidly.

Spend Less Time! Our designs can be easily customized and applied to any of our products, giving you a uniform look. Just click the template you like and customize. Click Preview & Print and then make a selection under Apply Design to Another Product.

 

Ideas and Inspiration

Avery has great ideas and tips to help you complete your holiday projects. Let Avery inspire you with festive designs and templates to add that personal touch to all your homemade gifts, holiday cards and parcels. Explore some of our articles to inspire you this holiday season and help you along the way to create one-of-a-kind and thoughtful gifts.

Small Business Marketing During the Holidays

When you run a small business, marketing during the holidays can provide unlimited opportunities to expand your footprint and connect with customers year-round. 

Wrap Around Address Labels

The holidays are barrelling towards us like a sleigh pulled by a flock of reindeer! ‘Tis the season to unlock your inner Martha Stewart and get crafty and creative.  

Holiday Mailing Made Easy

Christmas is just around the corner. The holiday tends to sneak up on us if we aren’t careful. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and fall behind. 

* Shipping deadlines subject to change. Visit the official CanadaPost website for the most updated deadlines.