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How soon should I send Christmas gifts overseas?

Not wanting to wait until the last minute, how soon should I send gifts so they'll get them by Christmas?

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Prayerpartner

Asked by Prayerpartner at 4:21 AM on Nov. 3, 2010 in Travel

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  • If you send them by surface you should mail them at least 6 weeks prior to Christmas.  Surface is cheaper than air.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 7:19 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Send them now just to be sure.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 7:32 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • We sent to my brother in Iraq shortly after Thanksgiving, and even when it was terribly busy he had them within 2 weeks. No special stuff, just basic delivery using flat-rate boxes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:23 AM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I would say at least 3 weeks.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 10:08 PM on Nov. 4, 2010

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