Navigating the 2023 Holiday Shipping Season with ShipTime

The holiday season is just around the corner, and with it comes the excitement of gift-giving, festive decorations, and the joy of spending time with loved ones. However, for businesses and individuals alike, the holiday season also brings the crucial task of ensuring that gifts and packages reach their destinations on time. That’s where ShipTime steps in to make this holiday season a breeze.


The Importance of Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The 2023 holiday season promises to be a memorable one, filled with anticipation and goodwill.


To ensure that your gifts and packages reach their recipients in time for the festivities, it’s crucial to be aware of holiday shipping deadlines. Missing these deadlines can lead to disappointment, as packages may arrive late or not at all. But fear not, for ShipTime has your back.

These crucial shipping dates are designed to ensure that your gifts reach their destination by December 24, 2023.


However, it’s important to note that all courier partners advise checking their websites for service alerts for any delivery service impacts and updates, as these dates are subject to change.

ShipTime and our courier partners emphasize that the deadlines vary depending on the origin and destination, specifically between major urban centers. Additionally, certain restrictions may apply to these shipping options.

Here are the key deadlines to keep in mind:


2023 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Reminder, most couriers suspend service guarantees during the peak season between November 20, 2023 and January 12, 2024. 


Please keep in mind that the shipping volume during the holidays is much higher than normal and as a result couriers may experience an increase in missed pickups and delayed deliveries.  We would also like you to take into consideration the possibility of inclement weather which may also delay your delivery.  Please plan ahead!


In addition to crucial shipping deadlines, there are also some closure dates to be aware of during the holidays.  Please see the below image for the dates that ShipTime and our courier partners will be closed.

ShipTime: Your Holiday Shipping Solution

At ShipTime, we understand the significance of timely deliveries during the holiday season. Our mission is to simplify and streamline the shipping process, making it easier than ever for businesses and individuals to send their holiday gifts with confidence.

Save Up to 76% on Shipping

ShipTime allows you to save up to 76% compared to carrier rates. We offer competitive rates from top national couriers, including Canada Post, UPS, FedEx, Purolator, DHL, Loomis, Canpar, Nationex, and more.


Saving money on shipping means you have more to spend on the perfect holiday gifts.

Branded Tracking Pages

Maintain brand consistency and keep your customers engaged with ShipTime’s branded tracking pages. 


Showcase your logo, website, and social media URLs on tracking pages, providing a personalized touch to the shipping experience.

eCommerce Integration

For online businesses, ShipTime seamlessly integrates with popular platforms like Shopify, WooCommerce, Ecwid, and BigCommerce.


This integration simplifies the shipping process, offering real-time rates at checkout and ensuring a smooth holiday shopping experience for your customers.

ShipTime Insurance

Protect your holiday shipments with ShipTime Insurance, which offers savings of up to 50%.


Our online claims submission process ensures faster resolution times, approximately two weeks, so you can have peace of mind during the busy holiday season.

Heroic Support™

We take pride in offering bilingual Heroic Support™, available via phone, live chat, or email from Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 8 PM EST. Our dedicated team is here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring your holiday shipments are hassle-free.


This holiday season, make ShipTime your go-to shipping partner. With our cost-effective rates, convenient features, and exceptional customer support, you can send your gifts and packages with confidence, knowing they’ll arrive on time and in style.


Don’t let the holiday shipping rush catch you off guard. Choose ShipTime, and let us help you make this holiday season one to remember.


Happy shipping and happy holidays!