If you are sending your own holiday Care Packages, cards, and letters to your servicemember, the US Postal Service encourages you to mail your items early for the holiday season. The 2017 USPS holiday deadlines for shipping items are listed below according to APO/FPO/DPO zip codes.


2017 USPS holiday deadlines

Destination
APO/FPO/DPO

Express

1st Class

Priority

Parcel Post

AE 090-092

16 Dec

11 Dec

11 Dec

4 Dec

AE 093

N/A

04 Dec

04 Dec

4 Dec

AE 094-098

16 Dec

11 Dec

11 Dec

4 Dec

AA 340

16 Dec

11 Dec

11 Dec

4 Dec

AP 962-966

16 Dec

11 Dec

11 Dec

4 Dec

 

If you wish to send your own personal packages to loved ones abroad, the USPS offers a discounted price of $17.35 on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate Box. This price includes a $1.50 per box discount. These Flat Rate boxes are available at no cost at local Post Offices and online at shop.usps.com. For convenience, postage, labels, and customs forms can be printed online anytime using Click-N-Ship at usps.com/ship.

 

Source: Military Postal Service Agency

 

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