Package & Mail Delivery on Memorial Day & 4th of July 2024

Are packages and mail delivered on Memorial Day and 4th of July? (2024)

Despite being two of the biggest US federal holidays, many people wonder if packages and mail are delivered on Memorial Day and the 4th of July. To make it easier, we have prepared this guide so you know exactly when Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx and DHL will be delivering near Memorial and Independence Day 2023. Plan ahead for your holiday celebrations to make sure all your goods will arrive on time! Get a quote below and book our Priority Express Service for the fastest delivery option.

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Do Amazon, USPS, FedEx, UPS, or DHL deliver packages on Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is a federal holiday always observed on the last Monday of May. For this reason, the regular mail service does not run on Memorial Day, nor does UPS, FedEx, DHL or USPS.

In 2024, Memorial Day will be celebrated on May 27, which means the last regular delivery day is Friday, May 24. If you are buying supplies online for your celebration, we recommend booking the shipping service 3-5 working days in advance. Choose our Priority Express Service for the fastest shipping solution this Memorial Day and have your package delivered in 24h within the US.

Do Amazon and other stores deliver on Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is considered a shipping holiday in which Amazon will not deliver parcels. The same applies to most online stores since they use logistics companies such as FedEx, USPS or UPS to deliver their parcels, so they have to comply with the courier’s schedule. In 2024, regular shipping activities will resume on the following Tuesday, May 28.

If the estimated delivery date for your Amazon order is the Memorial Day holiday, you should consider that it will be delivered in the days following the holiday.

USPS deliveries on Memorial Day 2024

On the Monday of Memorial Day, the American Postal Service will not perform regular mail deliveries and the local USPS offices will also be closed. However, there is one exception to this rule. Packages and mail sent with the priority services (Priority Mail and Express Mail) are usually delivered even during the holiday. If you live in an area where USPS offers Sunday deliveries, you may be able to get your package the day before Memorial Day. Otherwise, plan your shipment so the delivery will be concluded by the May 24, or expect to get it from the 31st on. Read more about USPS deliveries.

FedEx deliveries on Memorial Day 2024

FedEx will not perform deliveries on Memorial Day 2024 for most of their services, except shipments sent through FedEx Custom Critical. FedEx offices may work with modified hours or be entirely closed, depending on the location. We recommend checking directly with your local office to know their specific working schedule during the Memorial Day holiday. Read more about FedEx deliveries.

UPS and DHL deliveries on Memorial Day 2024

Both UPS and DHL will be closed in the US during Memorial Day 2024. While most DHL and UPS shipments will not be delivered during the holiday, UPS Express Critical will still be operational during this day.


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Do Amazon, USPS, FedEx, UPS, or DHL deliver packages on the 4th of July?

Since it is also considered a federal holiday, mail and package delivery services do not run on the 4th of July. In 2024, Independence Day falls on Thursday. On this day, most courier companies such as FedEx, USPS, UPS and DHL will not deliver packages on the 4th of July and will have their offices closed in most locations.

Play it safe and send your goods ahead when preparing for the 4th of July celebrations to avoid any inconvenience. Since the last regular delivery date will be on Wednesday, July 3, the ideal scenario would be to schedule the pick-up for the previous Friday at the latest.

Will Amazon deliver on the 4th of July, 2024?

Amazon’s shipping calendar follows the standard schedule of other logistics companies. Therefore, Amazon in the US usually gives this day off to their courier drivers. As a result, there will be no Amazon deliveries on the 4th of July, 2023. If you need your purchase by this date, the best thing to do is make your order at least a week in advance.

Is there any special courier service that delivers packages on the 4th of July?

Even though the regular courier services will not be operational, there are a few companies that will still have their priority services available for customers during the holiday. USPS Priority Mail and Express Mail usually work during the 4th of July and other major American holidays. UPS Express Critical and FedEx Custom Critical will also be available on the 4th of July of 2024. However, these are prime solutions dedicated to extremely urgent shipments, so this holiday delivery comes with a price. If your shipment isn’t critical, it will be cheaper to arrange the delivery in advance or wait for the holiday to pass.

What to do if your package is not delivered before Memorial Day or the 4th of July?

If your mail or package is not delivered by Memorial Day or the 4th of July, the courier companies will deliver it on the following working days, without any further action needed from your side. Please have in mind that the holidays are extremely busy periods for the courier and postal companies. Still, you can rest assured they will deliver as many packages as possible before the day off.


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Disclaimer: The information is the result of online research. For more information about the above-mentioned courier companies, we strongly recommend checking their official websites. Whenever you decide to ship goods by courier, make sure to consult the list of restricted and prohibited items to ship.