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

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