(Holiday mailing deadlines)….The deadlines are for packages.
The US Postal Service says to mail packages out of the Country, and expect them to arrive by Christmas Day, they should be mailed by Tuesday, December 10th. Packages destined for locations within the United States should be mailed by December 21st. Officials say packages mailed after the deadlines may not arrive until after December 25th. So far this Holiday Season, the Post Office in El Centro says they have been handling an average of 2,000 packages every day.