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When to Send Christmas Cards?

Sending Christmas cards out during the holidays can be simple if you begin early. If you want your recipients to have enough time to enjoy your family’s cheer before the holiday frenzy and ugly Christmas sweater parties begin, start your Christmas card mailing process 3 weeks in advance of Christmas day. Family and friends are usually overloaded with cards and gifts the week of Christmas so it’s always a smart idea to avoid what we like to call, the “Christmas Card Rush”.

When to Order Christmas Cards?

When to Send Out Christmas Cards?

When to Send Out Business Holiday Cards?

When to Send Christmas Cards to Soldiers?

You can apply the same instructions for sending out Christmas cards to your Christmas party invitations as well, to keep all of your holiday festivities organized this time around. Before you send out your cards, don’t forget to learn a thing or two about what goes inside your card by reading our articles on what to write in a Christmas card and how to sign your christmas card. If you follow the tips above, you can reduce some of the stress that comes along with sending your cards and move on to your next holiday season project with ease.

In Summary:

When to Send Out Christmas Cards?Send out Christmas cards to family and friends 2-3 weeks before Christmas Day.
When to Send Out Business Holiday Cards?Send out business holiday cards anytime between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
When to Send Christmas Cards to Soldiers?Send out Christmas cards to soldiers 4-6 weeks before Christmas Day.