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High Point Scientific Holiday Shipping Timeline

Below you'll find a holiday shipping map and timeline that offers insight into holiday shipping deadlines for UPS Ground & USPS Priority Mail shipments.  These order deadlines, of course, assume that the items you will be shipping are currently in stock. Visit the product page in question to check the stock status. If it says In Stock, that means we have the item in our warehouse.

To find order timelines for those who wish to use USPS Priority, scroll past the UPS order deadlines to the bottom of the page.  We highly recommend UPS over USPS during the holiday season if you want to ensure that your package arrives before Christmas.     

For UPS shipments, take a look at the map shown below, find the color associated with the zone you will be shipping your order to, then scroll down to find our order deadlines for UPS Ground to ensure delivery before Christmas.  

UPS Ground

Most Reliable.  We Recommend You Select UPS for Orders

As We Get Closer To Christmas


Please Note:  As a Holiday Bonus We Will Upgrade Any Telescope with Free Shipping to UPS Ground! 

 UPS Ground Shipping Map Outbound from High Point


Yellow -   Order By 1 PM EST on 12/23

Brown -   Order By 1 PM EST on 12/20

Green -    Order By 1 PM EST on 12/19

Red -        Order By 1 PM EST on 12/18

Orange -  Order By 1 PM EST on 12/17

Gray -      Order By 1 PM EST on 12/16

Please be aware that while UPS is really good at delivering packages within the stated time frames, they do not guarantee delivery by those dates when packages are shipped UPS Ground.  The closer you get to Christmas, the more you might want to think about upgrading to expedited shipping to ensure your package arrives on time.  However, please keep in mind that starting December 16th, UPS suggests allowing for an extra day for transit, even for expedited shipping.  The secret is to ship as early as possible and expedite if you think it will be a close call. 

USPS Priority Mail

An alternative method for shipping telescope accessories & binoculars.  As we get closer to Christmas you may want to select UPS Ground or Expedited shipping to ensure timely delivery.

East Coast -   Order By 1 PM EST on 12/20

Mid-West -      Order By 1 PM EST on 12/19

West Coast -  Order By 1 PM EST on 12/18

Happy Holidays - Your Friends At High Point Scientific!