With the holiday season just around the corner, the Japan Post and our courier partners DHL and FedEx may experience an influx of packages, causing delays to shipments all over the globe.
To make sure that you will be able to receive the gifts for your loved ones(or the treat for yourself!) by December 25, we strongly recommend that your packages are shipped as soon as possible.
Please refer to the following table for information on what dates your package should be shipped by for the highest chances of receiving them on or before December 25.
|EMS||DHL Express||FedEx Economy||SAL/Air Small Pack||Registered SAL/Air Small Pack||SAL/Air Parcel|
|Ship by*||December 16||December 20||December 18||November 13|
|Estimated delivery time**†||2-7 days||1-3 days||2-5 days||2-6 weeks|
# Not recommended. Economy class shipping methods may have large time deviations.
* Delivery dates are not guaranteed.
** Measured in business days from the date your package ships. A business day is a week day, excluding Japanese National Holidays.
† Estimated delivery time may vary depending on the circumstances of your local office of exchange and post office.
Looking for gift ideas? Check our Holiday Gift Guide!