Each year, The Postal Service tells us dates to consider as deadlines for mail to reach its destination by Christmas. I remember as a kid, my family making sure to mail those Christmas cards by that deadline, or else!

After researching a bit at usps.com, here are this year's mailing deadlines (Please note that some deadlines for international mail have already passed. Consult the website for specifics of all mailing deadlines).

Deadlines According To The USPS:

Military Mailings -

First Class Mail - Dec. 10

Express Mail - Dec. 17

Domestic Mailings:

First Class Mail -Dec. 20

Priority Mail - Dec. 21

Express Mail - Dec. 22

Parcel Post - Dec. 15

Please refer to the United States Postal Service for exact mailing information on letters and packages.