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Holiday Production and Shipping Schedule for 2023

The holidays are fast approaching! Are your custom shipping and mailers boxes ready for the rush? Don’t get overwhelmed and have a worry-free holiday by planning ahead and printing custom packaging as soon as possible. We’ve outlined the best dates to order by to help you with your seasonal strategy.


Date Needed

Order Your Shipping and Mailer Boxes By These Dates:

Standard Production (bundled w/ 7-day ground shipping)

Rush Production (bundled w/ 2-day shipping)

Thanksgiving Week (11/20 - 11/24) October 26, 2023 November 7, 2023
Christmas Shipping (12/04 - 12/08) November 9, 2023 November 17, 2023
Early January (01/02 - 01/05) November 29, 2023 December 15, 2023


Please do take note that these approximations do not account for any delays from the shipper’s end. The holiday season can be a busy one for forwarders. It’s best to order your shipping and mailer boxes a couple of days earlier to guarantee that your order arrives on time.

If you requested proof, production time starts when you approve it. Please check your e-mail inbox and spam folders to make sure you get the proof and give your go-signal as soon as possible.

Always Remember

The best way to ensure your order arrives in time for your holiday promotion is to order early. While we’ve done our best to estimate our schedule based on historical demand, these dates are subject to change at any time.

If you have a hard delivery deadline, please check back here prior to placing your order to verify the current timelines.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are the timelines the same for bulk printing of holiday packaging?

Yes, they are the same. Whether you’re printing a couple or hundreds, we’ll get your custom boxes to you in time as long as you follow the production and shipping timeline outlined above. 

Q: What will happen if the orders are outside the advised schedules/dates?

If you order is late, we cannot guarantee that it will arrive on time for the holidays. You can choose an expedited shipping option to ensure it gets to you as soon as possible.  

Q: If my order won’t arrive on time, can I cancel it?

At Packola, our goal is to have 100% satisfied customers. However, if your order comes in beyond the production timeline we’ve outlined, we cannot guarantee it will arrive on time. We regret to inform you that it cannot be canceled as it we’ve produced already. We will work with you to make it right. 

Q: I have more questions regard my order. How do I contact you?

Feel free to reach out to us via email ( or phone (1-855-PACKOLA). 

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