We’re ready to deliver
your holiday promises.

Ready for the holidays? We are.

Purolator has been prepping for months to ensure that you can ship with confidence within Canada, and around the world this holiday season. Ongoing investments in an enhanced network and recruiting additional staff means we can offer you even greater service when you need it most.

Here you’ll find everything you need to make this holiday season the best one yet, including our recommended send-by dates, how to securely send your gifts and packages, and lots more. For the latest holiday transit times and surcharges, visit Purolator News & Updates.

2018 Holiday Send-by Dates


Send by*:

Canada, next-day delivery (where available)

Dec. 21

United States, next-day delivery (where available)

Dec. 21

United States via Purolator Ground*

Dec. 13

Mexico, Caribbean, South and Central America

Dec. 18

Western Europe (including the United Kingdom, France and Germany)

Dec. 18


Dec. 18

East Asia (including China, Japan and Thailand)

Dec. 17

Other international destinations (e.g., Eastern Europe, Africa, South Asia and the Middle East)

Dec. 11

Download a PDF version here.

Holiday Resources

12 Tips for Stress-free
Holiday Shipping

Learn more


Download guidelines

The Do’s and Don’ts
of Packaging

See infographic

*Certain terms, conditions and geographic restrictions apply (including point of origin and destination guarantee restrictions and money-back guarantee restrictions). In most cases, end of day means 6 p.m. To select points in Canada, delivery will be on the day specifi ed by Purolator. See Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service at purolator.com for full details.
†Certain restrictions apply. Not applicable to all services. For full details, see Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service or call 1 888 SHIP-123.
1. Source: Purolator Service Directory
2. Offer for a fixed discount up to 40 % is available for a limited time only to customers that qualify to create a new Purolator business account and for certain shipments only within Canada. Calculated on Purolator’s published list rates, available at purolator.com/rates and cannot be combined with other discounts.
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