Transcript for Which delivery service will ship your package in time
Just ten days to Christmas. If you want gifts to arrive on time this may be the last day for ground shipping. We put U.P.S., FedEx and the postal service to the test with a shipping challenge. Becky Worley has the details. Reporter: 'Tis the season to ship and the shipping options seem endless. Priority, ground, express, oh, my so we set out to do a holiday shipping challenge. My producer sending me three surprise presents, each in their own boxes. From these three popular carriers, FedEx, U.P.S. And the U.S. Postal service. At each location we asked for the least expensive option, the tally on costs FedEx and the U.S. Postal service were both a little more than $15. No extra cost for boxes. At U.P.S., shipping was 12 buck, a box wasn't included so the total came out to nearly $20. We let the shipping elves work their magic. All nine packages from the three different carriers traveling from New York City to my home in Oakland, California. First to arrive, the U.S. Postal service delivered in four days as promised. FedEx came a little later the same day. Is this jingling? And U.P.S. Is arving when it said it would two days later. I wonder what she sent me. I need a toys for tots gift. Wipe, I need those. Th?? While we shipped presents the first week of December experts say even more packages are being delivered now. You are going to have more delays as you get close story Christmas. Rorter: The best way to save and get it there in time? Ship early like now. All three carriers list today, December 15th as the cutoff for ground. Also byob, bring your own box. As we saw some carriers charge you for the box depending on the shipping option you pick. This sweater, though, George, I'm assuming this is my ABC holiday gift so really you shouldn't have. No. You shouldn't. Put a lot of thought into that one, Becky. Okay.
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