Does UPS Deliver on Saturdays and Sundays? | Essential Guide

Last Updated on 12/02/2023 by Miki Yoshida

Are you searching for the answer to the question, “Does UPS Deliver on Saturdays and Sundays?” The simple answer is Yes to UPS Saturday delivery. UPS provides Saturday delivery services for both residential and commercial delivery options. However, UPS does not provide regular delivery services on Sundays. Having said that, there are two options for UPS Sunday delivery: UPS SurePost and UPS Express Critical. In this post, we are going to cover UPS delivery on weekends in detail.


Does UPS Deliver on Saturdays?

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As mentioned at the beginning, the answer to the question “Does UPS deliver on Saturdays?” is Yes, UPS delivers on Saturdays. Now you may be wondering if there’s a catch. Well, there are several things you should know:

  1. UPS Saturday delivery service is unavailable to all US residents. It applies to the major cities only in the United States.
  2. You may also want to note that the additional fee of $4 per package will be charged for commercial delivery options.
  3. On the other hand, you won’t be charged an additional fee if your package is for residential delivery options.
  4. If you want to avoid the additional fee for commercial delivery service, all you need to do is to register your commercial delivery option with a scheduled Saturday pickup through UPS.

UPS Saturday delivery services for domestic shipping:

  • UPS Next Day Air
  • UPS Next Day Air Early
  • UPS Ground
  • UPS 2nd Day Air
  • UPS 3-Day Select

UPS Saturday delivery services for international shipping:

  • UPS Worldwide Express
  • UPS Worldwide Express Plus
  • UPS Worldwide Express Freight

Even if you are not a US resident, UPS also provides Saturday delivery services to some other major cities other than the US. With UPS Worldwide Express, the Saturday delivery option is available not only in the United States but also in Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and South Korea. However, UPS Worldwide Express Plus and UPS Worldwide Express Freight offer the Saturday delivery service only to the US and Canada.

Lastly, you will need a Saturday Delivery sticker on your package to use these services.


If you want to know UPS Saturday delivery hours, then check this post: UPS Saturday hours.

I believe that I have answered your question, “Does UPS Deliver on Saturdays?” and if yes, I hope you’ve also got what the criteria and requirements are. Now, we are going to discuss UPS delivery on Sunday.


Does UPS Deliver on Sundays?

Now, this is also one of the most asked questions by UPS customers. The answer is, as mentioned earlier, No, UPS does not offer regular delivery services on Sundays. Having said that there are two options for those who want to use Sunday delivery options.

UPS SurePost

The first UPS Sunday delivery option is through UPS SurePost. With this delivery service, your package will be picked up by UPS and delivered by USPS to the final destination. UPS SurePost is less expensive than regular shipping without any additional fee, but there are some disadvantages as well. For instance, only residential delivery options are available on Sunday and it does not cover all the areas, with only UPS Saturday delivery and USPS Sunday delivery areas applied. You may also want to note that UPS SurePost is available for domestic shipping only and a package weight limit may apply (less than 10lbs/4.5kg). Lastly, it will take longer than regular delivery services.

UPS Express Critical

Another UPS Sunday delivery option is UPS Express Critical. This service is the urgent transportation service that is basically available for time-sensitive shipments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with an additional fee. This 24/7 service is available for all types of packages from lightweight to heavyweight packages. It does not compromise the quality of service while delivering urgent packages and includes air, surface, charter, hand carry, international, secure, inside precision and other value-added services. You can also read about UPS Expedited Shipping.


UPS Saturday Hours

If you want to know the ways to find UPS Saturday hours, then you can refer to our article on UPS hours. The article has detailed information on UPS opening, closing and delivery hours and different ways to find UPS hours near you. Also, if you want to know whether UPS delivers on Saturdays during holidays, you can get the holiday list from our article on UPS holiday schedule 2023. We hope these articles are helpful to you. We update our site with UPS’s latest information as well as news, so keep visiting our site regularly for updates. If you have any unanswered queries, you can write to us about them and we will surely provide the solution on this site.


What time does UPS deliver on Sunday?

If you are still wondering about UPS Sunday delivery hours, here’s an answer. If the order is placed after 10:30 am on Saturday, it will be delivered on Sunday before 10:30 am. According to UPS,

“If the order is placed by 10:30 AM, Saturday, Eastern Standard Time (EST), then the order will be delivered on Sunday before 10:30 AM EST. If the order is placed by 10:30 AM, Sunday, Eastern Standard Time (EST), then the order will be delivered on Monday before 10:30 AM EST.”


What’s the cost of UPS delivery on Saturdays & Sundays?

The good news is that there’s no additional weekend fee for residential deliveries on UPS Ground. However, there’s a fee of $4 per package for commercial deliveries on UPS Ground. If you would like to calculate the shipping cost, then you may find the official UPS website useful.


Final Words

There you got the answer to the question “Does UPS deliver on Saturdays and Sundays?”. If you still have questions on your mind, then you can contact us in the comment box below. We will reply as soon as possible. You can read more articles on UPS customer service or UPS shipping services. We hope you liked our article and it will be useful to you. If you feel so, you can share this with your family and friends. If you have any ideas or suggestions regarding the UPS hours today, you can also share them with us. Thanks for reading our post.

5 Replies to “Does UPS Deliver on Saturdays and Sundays? | Essential Guide”

  1. I ordered my card Monday over night and here it is Saturday and still ain’t got it,, when will I get it????

  2. My package was sent next day on Thursday. It was supposed to be here Friday. Will it be delivered today?

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