Christmas Mailing Dates

The holiday shopping season has begun! If you are thinking of buying your Christmas gifts from us, please have a look at the following chart from Canada Post and UPS to make sure you will receive your package on time. These are the last dates we ship with Canada Post and UPS for arrival for Christmas. We have deducted 2 days from the dates to ensure we have time to process your order.  These are the therefore the last days you can place an order using each service. Rocks and Gems ship items from Banff, AB.

Canada Post within Canada

Local Zone
Xpresspost - December 18th
Expedited Parcel - December 16th

Regional Zone
Xpresspost - December 18th
Expedited Parcel - December 14th

National Zone
Xpresspost - December 18th
Expedited Parcel - December 14th

Canada Post to the USA

Tracked Packet - December 8th
Expedited Parcel - December 9th
Xpresspost USA - December 11th

UPS within Canada  - December 11th 

Customers shopping with us from the USA: sometimes we experience delays in customs which are completely out of our control. To avoid these, it is best to place your order several days earlier than specified by Canada Post and UPS. Thank you for your understanding.

Due to an influx of shipments during the holiday season, you may experience delays in shipping that are out of our control. The below dates are suggestions, not a guarantee of service. Please also allow 2 business days for your order to be processed.

Thank you for your understanding!