There are some holidays that FedEx delivers as if it was any normal business day. There are a total of five national holidays that FedEx offers normal delivery services. These holidays are Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Columbus Day and Veterans Day.
FedEx is closed on major holidays such as Christmas Day, Thanksgiving, Labor Day and Independence Day. The company does have modified hours on days surrounding these holidays, specifically the days surrounding Christmas. During the Christmas season, FedEx often delivers later in the day for residential deliveries. Local FedEx stores may also have extended hours around holidays.Learn More
Until a package arrives, a recipient usually does not know whether or not a signature is required by UPS; the sender of the package usually determines if a signature is necessary by opting for Delivery Confirmation Signature Required service. Some UPS drivers may require that deliveries on their routes require signatures, but recipients who don't want to have to be home to sign for a package can opt for a special program that allows them to opt out of signing and that authorizes UPS to leave packages without signatures.Full Answer >
According to the United States Postal Service, priority mail takes 1 to 3 days to arrive at its destination. The length of time varies due to the distance based on the shipping point and the receiving point.Full Answer >
FedEx does not deliver on Sunday, but it does have special Saturday delivery available. A surcharge applies to items shipped for Saturday delivery, and Saturday delivery must be chosen at the time of shipment. This surcharge is $16 per package as of September 2014.Full Answer >
Except for its highest-priority service, UPS does not deliver packages on Sundays. Various shipping options are available through UPS, including Saturday delivery for an additional fee, but neither residential nor commercial delivery normally occurs on Sundays.Full Answer >