The perfect gift is all in the delivery

Ready for the holidays? We are.

Purolator has been prepping for months to ensure 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 updates on transit times, surcharges and service guarantees, visit Purolator News & Updates.

For Purolator's holiday operating schedule, see our 2018 Holiday Schedule.

Make sure your gifts are delivered on time.

Ship your promises by these send-by dates.



Canada, next-day delivery (where available)

DEC. 20

United States, next-day delivery (where available)

DEC. 20

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

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Everything you need to know
about shipping for the holidays.

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Holiday Shipping

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Quick tips to get it
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Dos & Don’ts
of Packaging

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packaged items.
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Make it a holiday to remember,
with all your promises delivered.

†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 specified by Purolator. See Purolator Terms and Conditions of Service at for full details.
*Offer valid until December 31, 2018, and applies to all Purolator Express® and Purolator Ground® shipments sent within Canada, the U.S. and International. Valid only in-store at a Purolator Shipping Centre and only when shipment is paid for by cash, debit or credit card. Staples and Purolator Authorized Agents are excluded from this promotion. Discount will be applied to Purolator’s published rates, available at Discount does not apply to taxes, Specialized Services, administrative charges or surcharges. Offer has no cash value and cannot be combined with any other Purolator discount, offer, promotion or coupon. Not valid on prior purchases. No reproductions, copies or facsimiles will be accepted. Coupon must be presented and surrendered at time of purchase. This coupon is your sole responsibility. Purolator will not be responsible for lost, stolen, damaged or expired coupons. Limit one coupon per customer per shipment.
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