UPS i.e. United Parcel Service is one of the largest parcel delivery company which provide services to more than 220 countries around the world. The UPS staff works hard to give smooth services to users. If you’re using UPS services to send & receive mail packages then you must check out the days on which UPS services are closed. UPS observe a holiday on Sundays and apart from that, there are some holidays on which UPS doesn’t deliver packages. Below you can see a list of holidays on which the UPS does not deliver the packages.
Note: This post shows only United States Holidays, if you belong to any other country then please check out World Holiday Calendar to know the UPS holidays in your country.
List of UPS Observed Holidays 2019 in the United States
In the United States, UPS observes the following holidays:
|Tuesday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, May 27||Memorial Day|
|Thursday, July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 2||Labor Day|
|Thursday, November 28||Thanksgiving Day|
|Wednesday, December 25||Christmas Day|
Apart from Sundays, these are the six holidays which are observed. UPS doesn’t deliver packages on these holidays. Now you must be wondering, What if I have an urgent shipment? Well, in the case of urgent shipment, here is a solution. You can use a service called “UPS Express Critical“, this service works on all days of the year irrespective of the fact whether it is a UPS or federal holiday or a Sunday. This service is meant for those customers who have an urgent shipment to send at any cost.
For more details about this service, you can;
- Contact the customer support at 1-800-714-8779, or
- Visit the website: upsexpresscritical.com
Following is the list of holidays which are recognized, but not be observed by UPS.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 15, 2018
- Valentine’s Day – February 14, 2018
- Presidents’ Day – February 19, 2018
- Chinese New Year – February 16, 2018
- Daylight Saving Time begins – March 11, 2018
- St. Patrick’s Day – March 17, 2018
- Passover – March 30 – April 7, 2018
- Easter – April 1, 2018
- Earth Day – April 22, 2018
- Cinco de Mayo – May 5, 2018
- Mother’s Day – May 13, 2018
- Flag Day – June 14, 2018
- Ramadan – May 15 – June 14, 2018
- Father’s Day – June 17, 2018
- UPS Founders’ Day – August 28, 2018
- Rosh Hashanah – September 9-11, 2018
- Yom Kippur – September 18-19, 2018
- Columbus Day – October 8, 2018
- Halloween – October 31, 2018
- Daylight Saving Time ends – November 4, 2018
- Veterans Day – November 11, 2018
- Hanukkah – December 2 – December 10, 2018
- Kwanzaa – December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Download UPS Holiday Calendar 2019
Download a UPS Holiday Calendar from below. All the observed holidays are marked with Red Square. Having a calendar at the place will keep you updated about the upcoming UPS Holidays. Check the calendar once before preparing your shipment.
2019 U.S UPS Holiday Schedule – Open/Closed Status
The schedule for the year 2019 will be updated here very soon. Till then, you can check a holiday schedule for the year 2018 to get an idea of how this works.
Official UPS Website: https://www.ups.com/