FedEx Holiday Schedule and Shipping Deadlines 2017

FedEx is one of the top package delivery companies just like USPS, Amazon, and UPS. FedEx also observes holiday just like other shipment organizations on the federal holidays like Christmas and New Year. FedEx has released its FedEx Christmas deadline and Schedule 2017. Most of the FedEx customers also want to know “Does FedEx deliver on Christmas.” So, you should know about that too.

Here, in this article, we’ll only discuss the FedEx Holiday deadlines and schedule. So, let’s start without wasting any more time:

FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines 2017:

The people who want to send the shipments before Christmas must send the same as per the given shipping deadline. Get acquainted with the deadlines given below to make sure that FedEx delivers your shipment well on time.

These are the deadline or the Holiday Shipping Dates 2017:

FedEx ServicesDeadlines
FedEx SmartPost11th December
FedEx Ground15th December
FedEx Home Delivery18th December
FedEx Express Saver19th December
FedEx 2day20th December
FedEx 2day AM20th December
FedEx Standard Overnight21st December
FedEx Priority Overnight21st December
FedEx First Overnight21st December

The table of FedEx deadline for Christmas delivery implies that:

  • The last day to ship your package through FedEx SmartPost is on 11th Dec
  • The deadline to ship your package using FedEx Ground is on 15th Dec.
  • The last day to ship your package using FedEx Home delivery is on 18th Dec
  • The last day to ship your package using Express saver is on 19th Dec.
  • The FedEx deadline for shipping your package using FedEx 2day and FedEx 2day AM is 20th Dec.
  • The last day to ship your package using FedEx Standard Overnight, Priority Overnight and First Overnight is on 21st Dec.
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Also, concerning shipping deadlines for Christmas 2017, note that the shipments delivered on 23rd December will bear a fee of $16 per-package as Saturday delivery fee.

FedEx Holiday Schedule:

FedEx does not deliver on holidays like Christmas. The people can use the FedEx Same Day packages only. This service allows a person to send his emergency item. This service is available 24/7 on all the 365 days of a year.

Below is the list of FedEx holidays including the Christmas.

Sr. No.DateWeek DayHoliday
1. April – 16SundayEaster Day
2. May – 29MondayMemorial Day
3. July – 4TuesdayIndependence Day
4. September – 4MondayLabor Day
5. November – 23ThursdayThanksgiving Day
6. December – 24SundayChristmas Eve
7. December – 25MondayChristmas Day
8. December – 31SundayNew Year's Eve
9. January – 1, 2018MondayNew Year's Day

Talking about Christmas holiday schedule of FedEx, here are the details:

Dec 19th:

FedEx Express Available
FedEx Ground Available
FedEx Home delivery Available
FedEx SmartPost Available
FedEx Freight Available
FedEx Office Available
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Available

Dec 20th:

FedEx Express Available
FedEx Ground Available
FedEx Home delivery Available
FedEx SmartPost Available
FedEx Freight Available
FedEx Office Available
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Available

Dec 21st:

FedEx Express Available
FedEx Ground Available
FedEx Home delivery Available
FedEx SmartPost Available
FedEx Freight Available
FedEx Office Available
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Available
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Dec 22nd:

FedEx Express Modified Service
FedEx Ground Modified Service
FedEx Home delivery Available
FedEx SmartPost Available
FedEx Freight Modified Service
FedEx Office Available
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Available

Dec 23rd:

FedEx Express Modified Service
FedEx Ground Closed
FedEx Home delivery Available
FedEx SmartPost Closed
FedEx Freight Closed
FedEx Office Available
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Closed

Christmas Eve Schedule:

FedEx Christmas Eve details, Dec 24th:

  • FedEx Express: Closed
  • FedEx Ground: Closed
  • FedEx Home delivery: Closed
  • FedEx SmartPost: Closed
  • FedEx Freight: Closed
  • FedEx Office: Modified hours
  • FedEx Custom Critical: Available
  • FedEx Trade Network: Closed

You can also see this schedule in a table format below:

FedEx Express Closed
FedEx Ground Closed
FedEx Home delivery Closed
FedEx SmartPost Closed
FedEx Freight Closed
FedEx Office Modified hours
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Closed

Christmas Day Schedule:

FedEx schedule on Christmas day Dec 25th:

  • FedEx Express: Closed
  • FedEx Ground: Closed
  • FedEx Home delivery: Closed
  • FedEx SmartPost: Closed
  • FedEx Freight: Closed
  • FedEx Office: Closed
  • FedEx Custom Critical: Available
  • FedEx Trade Network: Closed

The same schedule in the table format:

FedEx Express Closed
FedEx Ground Closed
FedEx Home delivery Closed
FedEx SmartPost Closed
FedEx Freight Closed
FedEx Office Closed
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Closed

Next day on Dec 26th,

  • FedEx Express: Available
  • FedEx Ground: Available
  • FedEx Home delivery: Closed
  • FedEx SmartPost: Available
  • FedEx Freight: Modified Service
  • FedEx Office: Available
  • FedEx Custom Critical: Available
  • FedEx Trade Network: Available

New Year’s Eve Schedule:

FedEx delivery on New Year’s Eve, Dec 31st:

  • FedEx Express: Closed
  • FedEx Ground: Closed
  • FedEx Home delivery: Closed
  • FedEx SmartPost: Closed
  • FedEx Freight: Closed
  • FedEx Office: Modified hours
  • FedEx Custom Critical: Available
  • FedEx Trade Network: Closed
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The New Year’s Eve schedule in the table format:

FedEx Express Closed
FedEx Ground Closed
FedEx Home delivery Closed
FedEx SmartPost Closed
FedEx Freight Closed
FedEx Office Modified Hours
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Closed

New Year’s Day Schedule:

FedEx schedule on the New Year’s Day Jan 1st:

  • FedEx Express: Closed
  • FedEx Ground: Closed
  • FedEx Home delivery: Closed
  • FedEx SmartPost: Closed
  • FedEx Freight: Closed
  • FedEx Office: Closed
  • FedEx Custom Critical: Available
  • FedEx Trade Network: Closed
FedEx Express Closed
FedEx Ground Closed
FedEx Home delivery Closed
FedEx SmartPost Closed
FedEx Freight Closed
FedEx Office Closed
FedEx Custom Critical Available
FedEx Trade Network Closed

Next day on Jan 2nd, all the classes will be available other than FedEx Home Delivery.

That was the FedEx Christmas schedule 2017. You must also know:

  • FedEx Ground will do the pick-up and delivery of packages collected on 22nd Dec. Mostly it will work as usual other than some of the packages which may take additional transit time of 1 day.
  • FedEx Freight will remain available on 26th Dec with prearranged pickup and delivery. FedEx Freight shipments that are collected on 26th Dec. will resume one day after on Dec. 27th.
  • As you observe above, FedEx Office has modified hours as some of the FedEx Office locations will remain closed. To know about a specific office, please go to your local FedEx Office.
  • FedEx Office will also operate on modified hours a day just before the holiday. FedEx holiday hours may vary as some office locations may close early.
  • All the FedEx Office to close by 6 PM.

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