Since Christmas fell on a Sunday, the observance of the federal holiday has been moved to Monday, 26 December.
Will the post office be open on 26th December?
No. Post offices will be closed 26 December because Christmas fell on a Sundaya day that USPS staff always have off.
The US Postal Service works to avoid a situation where residents go two days without mail. While no mail will be delivered on Monday the 26th, deliveries were made on Christmas Evemeaning there will be no unusual disruptions to the mail service.
Other state and federal government offices will also be closed the day after Christmas, so to avoid wasting time, it is advised to make your trip on Tuesday.
Will banks be open on Monday, 26 December?
Most banks follow the calendar of the US Federal Reserve, the nation’s central bank, which will be closed on Monday, 26 December. While customers may be able to access ATMs, a trip inside the bank to take care of any financial services may not be an option. When the central bank resumes its operations on Tuesdayso will most banks across the country.
For those looking to spend gift cards or exchange presents, you may want to check and see if the retailer will be open on Monday or if they are giving workers the day off.
The same goes for New Year’s Day
Since New Year’s Day also falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on Monday as well, with banks reopening for business in 2023 on Tuesday, 3 January.