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USPS: Busiest Shipping Day of the Holiday Season Today

Lines will likely be long at local post offices as over 655 million pieces of mail are expected to ship today.

From Bay City News:

Of the 18 billion letters, cards and packages mailed using the United States Postal Service during the holiday season, today will be the busiest mailing day, according to the postal service.

An expected 655 million cards, letters and packages will be processed nationwide, the postal service said. If you haven't had the opportunity to mail out your items, and would choose to opt out of waiting in line, an expedited process is available by using the self-service kiosks at several post offices, according to the postal service.

The kiosks are available 24 hours a day.

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Are you going to ship holiday packages or cards today? Tell us in the comments section below. Take a picture of the long line and upload it to this article.

Tina Razzell December 17, 2012 at 08:52 PM
If you have a paypal account you can go to paypal.com/shipnow and print a label from home and leave your parcel for the mailman. I do that all the time and I hardly go in a post office any more.

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