2018 Holiday Order Deadlines

'Tis The Season

The holiday season is right around the corner which means it's time to start thinking about holiday orders! One of the most important things to consider when it comes to holiday orders is shipping time.

How can you make sure your customers get their gifts on time? SHARE these holiday order deadlines.

Holiday Order Deadlines

As a seller, you will want to ensure that purchases made at your store will arrive on time for the holidays. It's the season of giving and there's nothing more frustrating than being left empty handed because a gift arrived late. Please make sure your customers place their orders by the dates below to ensure we make USPS deadlines for products to arrive on or before December 24th.

United States (Priority Mail)


  • To have your domestic orders arrive on or before December 24th with standard processing they must be placed and paid for before December 15th at 9:30AM PST / 12:30PM ET.

  • For orders going to Hawaii or Alaska please allow for more time.



United States (First Class)


  • To have your domestic orders arrive on or before December 24th with USPS First Class shipping and standard processing they must be placed and paid for before December 14th at 9:30AM PST / 12:30PM ET.

  • For orders going to Hawaii or Alaska please allow for more time.



Canada (First Class)


  • To have your Canadian orders arrive on or before December 24th using USPS First Class International shipping they must be placed and paid for before December 4th at 9:30AM PST / 12:30PM ET.

  • Please note that many customers experience delays in their orders going to Canada due to customs. These delays can be a few days to a few weeks and is quite variable.



International (Africa, Central & South America, and Middle East)


  • To have your orders going to Africa, Central & South America, or Middle East arrive on or before December 24th using USPS First Class International shipping they must be placed and paid for before November 26th at 9:30AM PST / 12:30 ET.

  • Customs clearance can cause variable delays in order arrival time.



International (All other areas)


  • To have your orders going International (except Africa/ Central & South America as mentioned above) arrive on or before December 24th using USPS First Class International shipping they must be placed and paid for before November 28th at 9:30AM PST / 12:30 ET.

  • Customs clearance can cause variable delays in order arrival time.



APO/FPO/DPO


  • To have military orders going APO/FPO/DPO to arrive on or before December 24th they must be placed and paid for before December 7th at 9:30AM PST / 12:30 ET.

Things To Note

Pack-ins & Heat Press Labels

If you utilize either of these branding services, please contact us to inquire about the stock levels of these items. Since it's the holidays we want to ensure that there are no hold ups with orders and that there are enough branding items in stock to complete all of your orders as desired.

Postal Service / Artwork Issue Disclaimer

Print Aura will do its best to process and ship orders to get them out to arrive before the holidays but can not guarantee ship or arrival times. It is unlikely, but delays may result due to circumstances beyond our control. There could be delays with USPS due to storms or the like, or if images provided by the client are not sized or setup correctly. Certain products may become back ordered or become suddenly unavailable due to our product distributors which may cause delays in processing times. If you have any questions at all, please feel free to reach out and get in touch.

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