Veterans Day is November 11, 2013, and Americans are trying to make plans for the long holiday weekend. They're wondering, "Is the post office open or closed Monday, November 11?" The next question is usually, "Is there mail delivery on Veterans Day?" The post office is closed on Veterans Day, and mail won't be delivered on November 11—at least in the United States that is. Because Veterans Day is a federal holiday, all post offices are closed, not open in the area.
Veterans Day is an official United States holiday honoring armed service veterans. Veterans Day is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11th. This year Veterans Day just happens to fall on a Monday giving some people a three day weekend.
The post office isn't the only place that's closed on Veterans Day. Americans are confused as to what's open and what's closed on Veterans Day.
U.S. Post Office is Closed on Veterans Day 2013
According to the USPS Post Office - There is no United States mail delivery on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2013. Columbus Day is 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. Postal customers have until the close of business on Saturday, November 9 to send mail and packages or pick up mail at their local post office. Customers will have to wait until their local post office opens again on Tuesday, November 12 to conduct business. 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 2013 as Stated by the USPS.com Website. Read 2013 USPS Holidays: Post Office closures, no mail delivery on postal holidays for more details.
Is UPS and Fed Ex Delivering on Veterans Day?
Other Delivery Services - United Parcel Service and Federal Express - According to UPS, they will be conducting business as usual on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2013. Fed Ex reports they are also open for business on
Monday, November 11 as well, and will provide normal pickup and delivery service on Veterans Day.
Sources: usps.com; ups.com; fedex.com; timeanddate.com
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