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2014 Post Office Holiday Martin Luther King Day: Is there mail delivery Jan. 20?

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Wondering what's open and what's closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014? The holiday is right around the corner, and many people want to know if the post office open or closed on Martin Luther King Day, and is there mail delivery on Martin Luther King Day, January 20, 2014?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an official United States federal holiday celebrating the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an American civil rights leader. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is always observed on the third Monday in January, which just happens to be Monday, January 20 this year.

U.S. Post Office is Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014

According to the USPS Post Office, there is no United States mail delivery on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 20. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is also a U.S. postal holiday, and all U.S. post offices are closed for business. This includes not only mail delivery to your residence or business, but also local post office lobby hours as well.

Local postal customers have until the close of business on Saturday, Jan. 18 to send mail and packages, or to pick up mail at their local post office. Customers will have to wait until their local post office opens on Tuesday, Jan. 21 to conduct business again. Mail delivery will also resume on Tuesday as well. Call 1-800-ASK-USPS if you need help. Here is a list of the ten (10) U.S. federal or postal holidays for 2014 as Stated by the Website. Read the article 2014 USPS Post Office Holidays closures list: No mail delivery postal holidays for more information.

Is UPS or Fed Ex Delivering Packages on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?

United Parcel Service and Federal Express - According to UPS, they recognize, but do not observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and will be conducting business as usual Monday, Jan. 20. Fed Ex reports they are also open for business on Monday, Jan. 20 as well, and will provide normal pickup and delivery service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They also provide mail and package delivery on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 as well.

Wondering what the 10 U.S. federal holidays are? Read the article 2014 Federal Holidays: List of 10 U.S. OPM Government holidays, paid days off? for more details. What's open and what's closed on Martin Luther King Day 2014? See the article 2014 Martin Luther King Day closings: Are banks, DMV, post office, Walmart open? for more information.


Photo Credit: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20, 2014. Post office is closed MLK Day. Martin Luther King Jr. giving his I Have a Dream speech during the March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963.



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