Is Mail Delivered on Columbus Day 2016 in the U.S.?

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The question of, “Will mail be delivered on Columbus Day?” is answered with a giant “No.” All post offices and federal offices of any kind will be closed for the holiday, which means that no businesses nor homes will get mail. This also counts out USPS packages. According to USPS, because it is a federal holiday, all federal offices are closed. However, a few states do not honor the holiday. It is not a public holiday in California, Nevada or Hawaii.

On a plus side, you may still receive packages from FedEx and UPS on Columbus Day. According to UPS, business will run as usual on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10, 2016. In addition, FedEx reports it is also open for business on Columbus Day this year, so there will be normal delivery service on the holiday. According to Amazon, there may be delays in shipping for Columbus Day, so don’t panic if your package has not arrived yet.

Columbus Day is always on the second Monday in October. Unlike post offices, most restaurants and stores will be open. In addition, some banks will be open, while others are closed.

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Anonymous

Ignorant…with out Spain we would be still using bows and arrows.

Anonymous

The first person to see the American continent from the Santa Maria was Rodrigo de triana….is sad how history in the USA is thought…..remember the Spaniards discover this continent in 1492 and never came here……

Anonymous

Columbus was not Italian ..Italy was created around 1865..the kingdom of castilla y aragon were the discoverswhycastillianAmericalspray

Anonymous

That is why Americans speak castillian which later became the language of the iberic peninsula….America is one continent…and the word Is a woman’s name in Spanish. L

m.morals

That is why Americans speak castillian which later became the language of the iberic peninsula….America is one continent…and the word Is a woman’s name in Spanish. L

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