Mendenhall Post Office to open on two Sundays for the holidays

Customers have more time to pick up packages for the holidays

The Mendenhall Post Office will be open on Dec. 16 and Dec. 23 for customers to pick up notified mail and packages that could not be delivered on the first attempt in expanded service for the holidays. The service will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. both those Sundays.

“It’s all about customer convenience,” said Postmaster Susan Johnson in a press release. “Opening a dutch door on Sundays will help our customers’ pick up packages at a time that may be more convenient for them.”

The postal service recommends the following Christmas mailing and shipping deadlines:

Holiday Military Shipping Deadlines

· Dec. 4 – Priority Mail and First-Class Mail to Military addresses in Iraq and Afghanistan

· Dec. 11 – Priority Mail and First-Class Mail to all other Military addresses

· Dec. 18 – USPS Priority Mail Express to Military Addresses (except Iraq and Afghanistan)

International Shipping Deadlines

· Dec. 1 – Priority Mail International to Africa, Central and South America

· Dec. 8 – Priority Mail International to all other countries

· Dec. 15 – Priority Mail Express International to Africa, Central and South America

· Dec. 18 to 20 – Global Express Guaranteed depending on country

Domestic Shipping Deadlines

· Dec. 3 – Retail Ground

· Dec. 20 – First-Class Mail and packages

· Dec. 20 – Priority Mail

· Dec. 22 – Priority Mail Express

The Mendenhall Post Office is located at 9491 Vintage Blvd. Twenty-five other U.S. Postal Service locations throughout the state will offer Sunday dutch door package pickup.

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