FedEx Express was firstly Federal Express. This courier delivery service company was the first one to provide the real-time update of packages. Using that service, people can track their packages in real time. Now, most of the courier shipping companies and retailers are providing this service to their customers. It has customers all around the world using its different types of services for different types of needs. It has the solution for all the shipping problems.
People around the world ship their packages using its services. They send gifts and important documents using affordable and convenient services. Most of the customers who want to ship their documents or packages don’t know about the shipping hours, store hours, or working hours of FedEx stores. You can see the working hours on the main site of FedEx. But, in this article, we’ll cover the FedEx holidays of the year 2018 because there are few more days (if we exclude Sundays) when this courier delivery company does not deliver. So, let’s see the list of FedEx holidays when it doesn’t deliver any package:
FedEx Holidays 2018:
FedEx doesn’t deliver on the following days:
- Easter Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- New Year’s Eve
- New Year’s Day
You can also see the same list of holidays in the table below:
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These are the days when FedEx neither delivers nor pickups. Most of the FedEx customers usually ask the question, “Does FedEx deliver on Holidays?” So, if you have the same question, then you will find your answer here. Firstly, you should know that it doesn’t deliver on Holidays. You won’t get any package in the days given above. There are some more days which are considered as holidays in the United States, but FedEx delivers on those days. Those are as follows:
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Presidents Day
- Columbus Day
- Veterans Day
You can expect the delivery of your package on these days.
If you have a critical shipment and want to deliver it as soon as possible even on the given holidays above, then you should choose the FedEx SameDay® service. This service is available 24/7, 365 days a year. It’s especially for the urgent and time-sensitive shipments. For more information about this service, you can call:
- 1.800.399.5999, or
- Visit fedexsameday.com
The above listed holidays are observed in the United States only. If you live in other country or shipping to other countries, then you should see the FedEx International Holiday Schedule. For this, CLICK HERE, and you will be redirected to that page. After that, select any country and the list of holidays observed in that country will be there on your screen. You will be able to see the name of the holiday, its date, pickup, and delivery status.
FedEx Holiday Schedule:
The FedEx holiday schedule of the year 2018 will be here once it gets published on the official site of FedEx. If you want to see the FedEx holiday hours or working hours, then you should visit the FedEx Find Locations page. You may call 1.800.GoFedEx 1.800.463.3339 to know whether any service area is affected due to some conditions or weather.
You will be able to see the Schedule of FedEx Express, Ground, Home Delivery, SmartPost, Freight, etc.
Most of the customers don’t get the delivery status of packages on the following days: Christmas, Martin Luther King Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Veterans Day, Columbus Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, etc. So, we have given the details about these holidays. Find out whether FedEx delivers on these days or not:
- Christmas Eve:
You may want to know does FedEx deliver on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2018. If yes, then you should know that it doesn’t deliver packages on Christmas Eve. It’s a holiday for all the FedEx customers. So, place your order according to this day.
- Christmas Day:
Christmas is on Dec. 25, and this shipping company does not also deliver on Christmas Day. Dec. 24 and 25 are holidays for all the FedEx customers.
- Martin Luther King Day (MLK Day):
Martin Luther King Day isn’t a holiday for this company. So, it will deliver all the packages or shipment on this day.
- Labor Day:
Labor Day is one of the important days for all the people living the United States. So, all these companies FedEx, UPS, and USPS does not deliver any package on the same day. It’s a holiday for all.
- Thanksgiving Day:
Just like the Labor Day, it’s also a holiday for all the customer of FedEx, UPS, and USPS. All these won’t deliver packages on this day.
- Veterans Day:
Veterans Day is an important day for all of us, and we know the reason, but FedEx doesn’t observe this day as a holiday and delivers packages on the same day.
- Columbus Day:
On Columbus Day, FedEx delivers all types of packages and shipment. So, you can place an order, expect the delivery, and pickup too on the same day.
- Presidents’ Day:
Presidents’ Day is celebrated in honor of the first president of the United States, George Washington and all the presidents who served America. But on the same day, this package delivery company will deliver all types of shipments. So, it’s a working day for it.
- Memorial Day:
We all celebrate Memorial Day in honor of the people who died serving in the country’s armed forces. On this day, FedEx will deliver its packages and pickup service is also available. No FedEx service will be affected due to this day.
- New Year’s Eve:
Almost all the package delivery companies are closed on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31st. So, you should not expect any delivery or pick up on this day.
- New Year’s Day:
Just like the New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day is also a holiday for FedEx. No packages will be delivered on Jan. 1.
Note: All these holidays and delivery statuses are for the United States. If you don’t reside here, then you should see the list of holidays for your country by visiting the FedEx International Holiday Schedule page. Also, there are few services which are available 365 days a year just like FedEx SameDay® service.
So, that’s the delivery status of every holiday. You should plan your shipment order only according to that.