Post Office Prepares for Christmas Rush

USPS says cards and packages should go out now if you’re using standard delivery.

The U.S. Postal Service is expecting a big rush Tuesday as people mail cards and ship packages hoping they’ll arrive by Christmas. Elizabeth Najduch is a communications specialist for the Detroit Post Office branch. She tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller more packages will be going out this holiday season than last year. Click on the audio player to hear the conversation.

For post office hours and tips on holiday mailing, including restrictions on what can be sent through the mail, click here for the Postal Service web site.


  • Pat Batcheller
    Pat Batcheller is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, presenting local news, traffic and weather updates during Morning Edition. He is an amateur musician.