Is UPS Open on Sunday & Saturday? (UPS Weekend Hours)
United Parcel Service (UPS) is one of the world’s largest courier services providers. It offers customers convenient delivery and opening times. The following article provides UPS customers with information on the company’s weekend schedule.
Are UPS stores open on Sunday or Saturday?
Yes, UPS stores are open on Saturdays and Sundays. Saturdays are considered the busiest working day at UPS, as stores and access points are available for pick-up and delivery packages. On Sundays, most UPS stores and access points are also open. However, Sundays are not considered to be as busy. To check that a store is available at a specific location, visit the UPS website here.
Having mentioned that, it is essential to note the difference between UPS Stores and UPS Access Points.
UPS stores are resource centers owned by UPS where products are sold and services are offered, including postal, retail, and printing services. In parts of the United States like Utah, UPS stores are open on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm and on Sundays, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. UPS centers are typically closed on Sundays across parts of Africa but open from 8 am to 7 pm from Monday to Friday, and 9 am to 2 pm on Saturdays.
UPS ACCESS POINT
A UPS Access Point is a convenient location where you can drop off or pick up your delivery package. It is usually a local store in your neighborhood or the UPS store itself. In Europe, there are several UPS access points and hardly any UPS stores. In many parts of the UK, UPS access points are open on both weekdays and weekends, Mondays to Saturdays from 7 am to 11 pm, and Sundays from 10 am to 10 pm. In parts of central Europe like Germany, many access points are open on Saturdays but do not operate on Sundays.
Is UPS delivering on Sunday or Saturday?
UPS delivers packages on Saturdays across Europe at standard weekday cost. On Sundays, however, UPS only delivers packages within the US through its residential delivery service. If you are outside the US and need a package delivered urgently on a Sunday, you can request a special kind of package known as the Express Critical Care Package. This service allows you to make time-sensitive shipments at extra costs. These weekend services can cost upwards of $60. In addition to UPS residential delivery service, other services available on Saturday include Saturday car pick up and Saturday retail delivery.
Will UPS pick up on Sunday or Saturday?
Yes, UPS offers pickup services on Saturday and Sunday for air and international packages across the US and parts of Europe.
In Germany, You can have your package picked up from your home or office by scheduling your collection service online at ups.com or by calling 01806 882 663. The UK shares similar services with the German UPS. You arrange your collection service online or call 03457877877 to make your request. Note that a collection service can be prepared for the same day or a future day.
For US pickup, call 1-800-742-5877 or visit the UPS store. UPS will pick up all packages with a single pickup request; you will not be charged pickup fees per parcel.
UPS Post Weekend Hours
In parts of Asia like Vietnam, UPS offices are open on Saturdays between 8 am and 5 pm but closed on Sundays. In Japan, UPS centers are closed all weekend as well as during holidays.
In Germany, most UPS access points are closed on Sundays but open at varying times, such as on Saturdays, typically between 9 am and 2 pm. In most parts of the UK, access points can be found open between 11 am and 5 pm. UPS stores are usually open on Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm and Sundays between 11 am and 4 pm in the US. UPS weekend opening hours may also vary depending on the type of service requested.
For example, suppose you choose the UPS Next Day Air Early shipping service (available on Saturdays). In that case, UPS guarantees delivery of your package at most one hour later than the weekday delivery times.