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Holiday Print Schedule for 2021

Plan ahead to avoid the holiday rush. Review our holiday printing guide to ensure that your custom packaging arrives on time. Design your custom shipping and mailer boxes today.

Custom Packaging Holiday Production and Shipping Schedule


The holidays are fast approaching! Are your custom shipping and mailers boxes ready for the rush? Don’t get overwhelmed and have a worry-free holiday by planning ahead and printing custom packaging as soon as possible. We’ve outlined the best dates to order by to help you with your seasonal strategy.


For Delivery By: Order Your Shipping and Mailer Boxes By These Dates:
Standard Production plus Ground Shipping Expedited Production plus Ground Shipping
1 week before Thanksgiving October 18, 2021* October 25, 2021*
3 weeks before December 25 October 25, 2021* November 15, 2021*
2 weeks before December 25 November 1, 2021* November 22, 2021*
*We know your order is important to you, and so is getting it on time. This holiday season, FedEx and USPS are busier than ever. We recommend expediting your order to avoid delays.

Please Note:


Remember, the best way to ensure your order arrives in time for your holiday promotion is to order early. While we’ve done our best to estimate our schedule based on historical demand, these dates are subject to change at any time. If you have a hard delivery deadline, please check back here prior to placing your order to verify the current timelines.

If you requested a print proof, the estimated production time starts once we receive your approval.



Frequently Asked Questions

When does production time start?

If you didn’t request a proof, production starts after you completed your order. If you requested a digital proof, production time starts once we receive your approval. Take note that production turnaround times are based on business days, Monday through Friday, and exclude all national and federal holidays.

Why does it take 15-20 days to produce my shipping and mailer boxes?

Our shipping and mailer boxes are custom made. We start production once you give your design approval. Each product goes through our stringent print check process to ensure you receive the best product possible.

Can you guarantee the shipping turnaround time?

We guarantee the production turnaround time. The delivery time will depend on the shipper. We recommend following the production timelines outlined above, which already takes into account production and shipping time.

What are the FedEx options?

Here are our available FedEx options:

  • FedEx Ground
  • FedEx Express Saver
  • FedEx 2Day
  • FedEx Standard Overnight
  • FedEx Priority Overnight

You can also review their holiday schedule for 2021.

How do I make sure my package arrives before the holidays?

To ensure you receive your custom packaging in time, plan ahead and print in advance. Refer to the table above which outlines the best dates to order by.

How long does it take to get proof and approve my packaging design?

Proof approval will be e-mailed to you within 24 hours of placing your order. Remember to check your inbox and spam folders periodically.

What shipping methods do you offer?

We support most FedEx and UPS shipping options.

Can I contact you for concerns regarding my order?

Yes, you may reach us at 877-405-3949 or through the live chat feature on our website.

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