2011-10-27 / Local & State

2011 International And Military Mailing Dates Announced

The Postal Service has announced the suggested holiday mailing dates for international and military mailing. To ensure delivery of holiday cards and packages by December 25 to military APO/FPO addresses overseas and to international addresses, it’s suggested that mail be sent by the recommended dates listed below. Beat the last-minute rush and take mail to the U.S. Post Office by these suggested dates.

APO/FPO/DPO AE zips 090-092

Express mail military service: December 17; firstclass mail letters and cards: December 10; priority mail: December 10; parcel airlift mail: December 3; space available mail: November 26; parcel post: November 12.

APO/FPO/DPO AE zips 093

First class mail, letters and cards: December 3; priority mail: December 3; parcel airlift mail: December 1; space available mail; November 26; parcel post: November 12.

APO/FPO/DPO AE zips 094-098

Express mail military service: December 17; first class mail, letters and cards: December 10; priority mail: December 10; parcel airlift mail: December 3; space available mail: November 26; parcel post: November 12.

APO/FPO/DPO AA zip 340

Express mail military service: December 17; first class mail, letters and cards: December 10; priority mail: December 10; parcel airlift mail: December 3; space vailable: November 26; parcel post: November 12.

APO/FPO/DPO AP zips 962-966

Express mail military service: December 17; first class mail, letters and cards: December 10; parcel airlift mail: December 3; space available: November 26; parcel post: November 12.

International mail addressed to Africa: global express guaranteed: December 20; express mail international: December 10; priority mail international: December 2; first class mail: December 2.

International mail addressed to Asia/Pacific Rim: global express guaranteed: December 19; express mail international: December 15; priority mail international: December 9; first class mail: December 9.

International mail addressed to Australia/New Zealand: global express guaranteed: December 19; express mail international: December 15; priority mail: December 9; first class mail: December 9.

International mail addressed to Canada: global express guaranteed: December 21; express mail international: December 16; priority mail international: December 12; first class mail: December 9.

International mail addressed to Caribbean: global express guaranteed: December 20; express mail international: December 15; priority mail international: December 12; first class mail: December 9.

International mail addressed to Central and South America: global express guaranteed: December 20; express mail international: December 10; priority mail international: December 2; first class mail: December 2.

International mail addressed to Mexico: global express guaranteed: December 21; express mail international: December 15; priority mail international: December 9; first class mail: December 9.

International mail addressed to Europe: global express guaranteed: December 20; express mail international: December 15; priority mail international: December 12; first class mail: December 9.

International mail addressed to Middle East: global express guaranteed: December 20; express mail international: December 15; priority mail international: December 12; first class mail: December 9.

Remember, all mail addressed to military post offices overseas is subject to certain conditions or restrictions regarding content, preparation and handling. APO/FPO addresses generally require customs forms.

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