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Postal FAQs to make last-minute shipping easier

David Coleman, U.S. Postal Service representative, gives WTOP the scoop.

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 11:17am EST

Tags: USPS, holiday mail, shipping, packages


How to avoid shipping fees on late holiday gifts

if you're a last-minute shopper worrying about whopping shipping fees -- don't panic.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:43am EST

Tags: allison keyes, christmas, shipping, family, andrea woroch

Shipping a holiday gift? Know the deadlines

Whether you're sending gifts, holiday cards or both this season, if you want them to arrive before Santa shows up, be aware: The U.S. Postal Service, FedEx and UPS all have cutoff dates for getting your packages there on time.

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 04:43am EST

Tags: christmas, shipping, shipping deadlines

The cheapest way to ship gifts to arrive by Christmas Eve

It's getting down to the wire and many people have yet to ship their gifts to loved ones. WTOP found the cheapest way to get packages to their destination by Christmas Eve.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 02:07pm EST

Tags: shipping, U.S. Postal Service, fedex, UPS, holiday gifts, Megan Cloherty, Nick Iannelli

Free shipping day and how to ship gifts successfully

As a push to get consumers to buy, a lot of big retailers are offering free shipping this coming Wednesday.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 07:26am EST

Tags: Megan Cloherty, christmas, Christmas presents, Christmas shopping, shipping


Save on shipping costs this holiday season

This holiday season, shoppers looking to avoid busy stores and long checkout lines will trade the traditional mall rush for their Web browsers. WTOP has some tips on how to save money with free shipping for online shoppers.

Sunday - 11/11/2012, 08:20am EST

Tags: shipping, online shopping