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11 November 2022

The UPS Store Helps Consumers Be Unstoppable Amid Holiday Shopping and Shipping Season

Consumers can rely on The UPS Store Certified Packing Experts® as their go-to resource for shipping, packing, printing and returning needs

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2022 – Consumers are gearing up to celebrate the upcoming holiday season. Amid inflation, researchers are predicting early holiday shopping and alterations to travel plans. The UPS Store® network is here to help customers be unstoppable no matter how they celebrate. By visiting a participating The UPS Store location, customers can enlist the help of The UPS Store Certified Packing Experts® as a resource for all shipping, packing, and returning needs. Additionally, customers who pack and ship with The UPS Store locations can be covered by the Pack & Ship Guarantee,* which offers reimbursement if the package is lost or damaged.

“The UPS Store center owners love helping customers deliver holiday joy to family and friends so they can check items off their to-do list and enjoy more of the holiday season,” said Michelle Van Slyke, The UPS Store, Inc. senior vice president of marketing and sales.

Within the U.S., below are recommended last days to ship packages domestically via UPS for December 24 delivery:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 20 via UPS 3 Day Select®
  • Wednesday, Dec. 21 via UPS 2nd Day Air®
  • Thursday, Dec. 22 via UPS Next Day Air®
  • For more details on shipping to Canada, Mexico and other destinations, see the year-end holiday shipping schedule here.

When a holiday package needs to be returned, one of more than 5,100 The UPS Store locations offer convenience and great service for shipping and returns. Looking for a sturdy box to put the returned item in or help printing the return label? The UPS Store locations can take care of all steps in the return process, hassle-free. To find the nearest The UPS Store location, visit

For holiday packing and shipping tips, click here.
For B-roll clips of holiday packing and shipping, please visit The UPS Store media room.

About The UPS Store
With more than 5,100 locations across North America, The UPS Store® network comprises the nation's largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc. (although one or more may be company owned), a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS). Services, products, pricing and hours of operation may vary by location. For additional information on The UPS Store, visit

* Available at participating locations. See center for details. Restrictions and limitations apply. Items shipped by UPS are subject to the UPS Tariff/Terms and Conditions.

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