Chit Chats’ 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation by Region

It’s the final rush before the holidays and we have our holiday hours of operation.

Don’t forget you can reference carrier cut-off dates in our recommended shipping deadlines blog post to meet the holiday rush and get your packages to your customers before December 25, 2018.

2018 Holiday Hours

2018 Holiday Hours – Ontario Region Clients

Chit Chats 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation for Ontario Region Clients

To help you plan ahead for the busiest time of year, we’ve got our hours of operation for the 2018 holiday season. For holiday shipping deadlines, please reference our 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines blog post as the cut-off days vary by region and carrier.

Don’t forget to plan ahead and advise your customers in advance. Packages need to be received by Chit Chats according to the cut-off dates and please keep in mind that carriers predict the week leading up to December 25 to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week.

ONTARIO REGION

Sun Dec 23

  • Regular Sunday hours
    • Markham 10:00 am-2:00 pm 
    • Mississauga 9:00 am-1:00 pm
    • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS packages dropped off Sun Dec 23 will be handed off to USPS Mon Dec 24
  • Asendia, Chit Chats Canada or Domestic, Chit Chats International, UPS MI, U.S. FedEx and UPS packages dropped off Sun Dec 23 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 24

Mon Dec 24

  • All branches open 9:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS packages dropped off Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to USPS Wed Dec 26
  • Chit Chats Canada or Domestic, Chit Chats International, Asendia, UPS MI, U.S FedEx and UPS packages dropped off Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to carriers Thu Dec 27

Tue Dec 25

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Dec 26

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled
  • Special holiday hours
    • Mississauga 9:00 am-2:00 pm
    • Markham 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS packages dropped off Wed Dec 26 will be handed off to USPS Thu Dec 27
  • Chit Chats Canada or Domestic, Chit Chats International, Asendia, UPS MI, U.S FedEx and UPS packages dropped off Wed Dec 26 will be handed off to carriers Thu Dec 27

Thu Dec 27

  • Regular business hours at the branches

Fri Dec 28

  • Regular business hours at the branches
  • USPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to USPS Sat Dec 29
  • Asendia, Chit Chats Canada or Domestic, Chit Chats International, UPS MI, U.S. FedEx & UPS  packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 31

Mon Dec 31

  • All branches open 9:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS packages dropped off Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to USPS Wed Jan 2
  • Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to carriers Thu Jan 3
  • Asendia, UPS MI, U.S. FedEx & UPS packages dropped off Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to carriers Wed Jan 2

Tue Jan 1

  • All branches close and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Jan 2

  • Back to regular business hours for all branches

ONTARIO DROP SPOTS (Burlington & Vaughan)

  • Mon Dec 24 – 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Tue Dec 25 Closed
  • Wed Dec 26 Closed
  • Mon Dec 31 – 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Tue Jan 1 Closed

2018 Holiday Hours – Quebec Region Clients

Chit Chats 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation for Quebec Region Clients

To help you plan ahead for the busiest time of year, we’ve got our hours of operation for the 2018 holiday season. For holiday shipping deadlines, please reference our 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines blog post as the cut-off days vary by region and carrier.

Don’t forget to plan ahead and advise your customers in advance. Packages need to be received by Chit Chats according to the cut-off dates and please keep in mind that carriers predict the week leading up to December 25 to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week.

QUEBEC REGION

Mon Dec 24

  • Montreal branch open 9:00 am-2:00 pm with limited pick ups available
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS, U.S. FedEx & UPS shipments received Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to carriers Wed Dec 26
  • Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages received Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to carriers Fri Dec 28

Tue Dec 25

  • Montreal branch closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Dec 26

  • Montreal branch closed and no pick ups scheduled

Thu Dec 27

  • Montreal branch regular business hours

Fri Dec 28

  • Montreal branch regular business hours

Mon Dec 31

  • Montreal branch open 9:00 am-2:00 pm with limited pick ups available
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS, U.S. FedEx & UPS shipments received Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to carriers Wed Jan 2
  • Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages received Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to carriers Fri Jan 4

Tue Jan 1

  • Montreal branch closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Jan 2

  • Montreal branch back to regular business hours

QUEBEC DROP SPOTS (Plateau Mont-Royal, Laval and Downtown Montreal)

  • Mon Dec 24 Close at 4:00 pm
  • Tue Dec 25 Closed
  • Wed Dec 26 Closed
  • Thu Dec 27 Regular business hours
  • Fri Dec 28 Regular business hours
  • Mon Dec 31 Close at 4:00 pm
  • Tue Jan 1 Closed
  • Wed Jan 2 Regular business hours

2018 Holiday Hours – BC Region Clients

Chit Chats 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation for BC Region Clients

To help you plan ahead for the busiest time of year, we’ve got our hours of operation for the 2018 holiday season. For holiday shipping deadlines, please reference our 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines blog post as the cut-off days vary by region and carrier.

Don’t forget to plan ahead and advise your customers in advance. Packages need to be received by Chit Chats according to the cut-off dates and please keep in mind that carriers predict the week leading up to December 25 to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week.

BC REGION

Fri Dec 14

  • All branches close at 3:00 pm
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • Any packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 at the Burnaby, Main Street or North Vancouver drop spots will not be processed until Mon Dec 17 and handed off to carriers Tue Dec 18
  • USPS and UPS MI packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 will be handed off to carriers Sat Dec 15
  • U.S. FedEx and UPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 17
  • Asendia packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 will be handed off to the carrier Tue Dec 18
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 at our Richmond and Vancouver branch will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 17
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 14 at our Surrey branch will be handed off to carriers Tue Dec 18

Fri Dec 21

  • Regular business hours at all branches
  • USPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to USPS Sat Dec 22
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 at our Richmond and Vancouver branch will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 24
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 at our Surrey branch will be handed off to carriers Thu Dec 27
  • UPS MI, U.S. FedEx and UPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 24
  • Asendia packages dropped off Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to the carrier Fri Dec 28
  • Vancouver after hours drop box will be checked Thu Dec 27 (for packages dropped off during the weekend)

Mon Dec 24

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Tue Dec 25

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Dec 26

  • Vancouver & Surrey branches closed and no pick ups scheduled
  • Special holiday hours
    • Richmond 10:00 am-2:00 pm
    • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS, UPS MI, U.S. FedEx & UPS, Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Wed Dec 26 will be handed off to carriers Thu Dec 27 (with the exception of Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off at our Surrey branch which will be handed off to carriers Fri Dec 28)
  • Asendia packages dropped off Wed Dec 26 will be handed off to the carrier Fri Dec 28
  • Vancouver after hours drop box will be checked Thu Dec 27

Thu Dec 27

  • Regular business hours at the branches

Fri Dec 28

  • Regular business hours at the branches
  • USPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to USPS Sat Dec 29
  • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 31 (except if dropped off at Surrey will be handed off Wed Jan 2)
  • UPS MI, U.S. FedEx & UPS packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to carriers Mon Dec 31
  • Asendia packages dropped off Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to the carrier Fri Jan 4
  • Vancouver after hours drop box will be checked Wed Jan 2 (for packages dropped off during the weekend)

Mon Dec 31

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Tue Jan 1

  • All branches closed and no pick ups scheduled

Wed Jan 2

  • Back to regular business hours for all branches

BC DROP SPOTS

Burnaby (Lake City area)

  • Mon Dec 24 Close at 1:00 pm
  • Tue Dec 25 Closed
  • Wed Dec 26 Regular business hours
  • Mon Dec 31 Close at 1:00 pm
  • Tue Jan 1 Closed

Main Street

  • Mon Dec 24 Closed
  • Tue Dec 25 Closed
  • Wed Dec 26 Closed
  • Mon Dec 31 Closed
  • Tue Jan 1 Closed

North Vancouver

  • Mon Dec 24 to Tue Jan 1 Closed

2018 Holiday Hours – Alberta Region Clients

Chit Chats 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation for Alberta Region Clients

To help you plan ahead for the busiest time of year, we’ve got our hours of operation for the 2018 holiday season. For holiday shipping deadlines, please reference our 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines blog post as the cut-off days vary by region and carrier.

Don’t forget to plan ahead and advise your customers in advance. Packages need to be received by Chit Chats according to the cut-off dates and please keep in mind that carriers predict the week leading up to December 25 to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week.

ALBERTA REGION

Mon Dec 24

  • Calgary branch closed

Tue Dec 25

  • Calgary branch closed

Wed Dec 26

  • Calgary branch closed

Thu Dec 27

  • Calgary branch holiday hours 11:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS shipments received Thu Dec 27 will be handed off to USPS Fri Dec 28

Fri Dec 28

  • Calgary branch regular business hours 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS shipments received Fri Dec 28 will be handed off to USPS Sat Dec 29

Mon Dec 31

  • Calgary branch holiday hours 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Computers will be shut down 30 min prior to close
  • USPS packages dropped off Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to USPS Wed Jan 2

Tue Jan 1

  • Calgary branch closed

Wed Jan 2

  • Calgary branch back to regular business hours
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2018 Holiday Hours – Atlantic Region Clients

Chit Chats 2018 Holiday Hours of Operation for Atlantic Region Clients

To help you plan ahead for the busiest time of year, we’ve got our hours of operation for the 2018 holiday season. For holiday shipping deadlines, please reference our 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines blog post as the cut-off days vary by region and carrier.

Don’t forget to plan ahead and advise your customers in advance. Packages need to be received by Chit Chats according to the cut-off dates and please keep in mind that carriers predict the week leading up to December 25 to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week.

ATLANTIC REGION

Fri Dec 21

  • Regular business hours and pick ups
  • USPS shipments received Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to USPS Thu Dec 27
  • Asendia, UPS MI, Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages received Fri Dec 21 will be handed off to carriers Thu Dec 27

Mon Dec 24 

  • Hours 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • All Maritime bus shipments must be sent the day before and received by 2:00 pm in Dartmouth in order to make same day transit
  • All drop offs must be done by 10:00 am
  • Early pick ups scheduled
  • USPS shipments received Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to USPS Sat Dec 29
  • Asendia, UPS MI, Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages received Mon Dec 24 will be handed off to carriers Fri Dec 28

Tue Dec 25

  • Closed

Wed Dec 26

  • Closed

Mon Dec 31 

  • Hours 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • All Maritime bus shipments must be sent the day before and received by 2:00 pm in Dartmouth in order to make same day transit
  • All drop offs must be done by 10:00 am
  • Early pick ups scheduled
  • USPS shipments received Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to USPS Sat Jan 5
  • Asendia, UPS MI, Chit Chats Canada or Domestic and Chit Chats International packages received Mon Dec 31 will be handed off to carriers Fri Jan 4

Tue Jan 1

  • Closed

Wed Jan 2

  • Back to regular business hours

Vancouver Extended Holiday Hours

We are always listening and appreciate your feedback regarding longer hours in the BC region. To help accommodate the busy season ahead, we are pleased to announce extended hours for the holidays starting November 19, 2018 at our Vancouver branch.

Effective: Monday, November 19, 2018 at our Vancouver branch

Extended hours:

Monday to Thursday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Friday 9:30 am – 8:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday Closed

We will be posting our holiday hours of operation for all the branches soon.

 

Hours of Operation: Remembrance Day and Veterans Day 2018

Remembrance Day and Veterans Day 2018

UPDATE November 8, 2018:

We have had to update our pick up schedule for our clients in the Atlantic region.  No regular pick ups will be scheduled for Monday, November 12. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Chit Chats Team

 

Please note the following hours of operation for the upcoming Remembrance Day and Veterans Day in the U.S.  Please keep in mind that there may be some tracking delays. We recommend planning in advance and to advise your customers accordingly. 

  • Please note that Remembrance Day falls on Sunday, November 11 and is observed on Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Veterans Day in the U.S. also falls on Sunday, November 11 and is observed on Monday, November 12, 2018

This is not considered a statutory holiday in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Manitoba. 

For our Quebec clients please visit our french blog post here.

Friday, November 9th, 2018

  • BC region 
    • All USPS shipments received on Friday, November 9 will be delivered to USPS on Saturday, November 10
    • Chit Chats Canada, Chit Chats International, UPS Mail Innovations or Asendia shipments received on Friday, November 9 will be processed on Tuesday, November 13
  • Atlantic region
    • All USPS shipments received on Friday, November 9 will be handed off to USPS on Wednesday, November 14
    • Chit Chats Canada, Chit Chats International, UPS Mail Innovations or Asendia shipments received on Friday, November 9 will be processed by Chit Chats on Tuesday, November 13
  • Quebec region
    • Regular business hours
    • Chit Chats Canada and Chit Chats International shipments received on Friday, November 9 will be processed by Chit Chats on Tuesday, November 13
  • Ontario region
    • Regular business hours 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

  • All branches will be closed

Sunday, November 11, 2018 (Remembrance Day)

  • BC, Quebec and Atlantic region  
    • All branches will be closed 
  • Ontario region
    • All USPS shipments received on Sunday, November 11 will be delivered to USPS on Monday, November 12 however there may be delays with tracking as Monday, November 12 is the observed holiday for Veterans Day
    • Chit Chats Canada, Chit Chats International, UPS Mail Innovations or Asendia shipments received on Sunday, November 11 will be will be processed on Tuesday, November 13 due to Remembrance Day and Veterans Day holidays 

Monday, November 12, 2018 (Observed Remembrance Day in BC) 

  • BC region
    • All branches & drop spots will be closed except special holiday hours will be available at
      • Richmond 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
      • Vancouver After Hours Drop Box will be checked on Tuesday, November 13
      • No regular pick ups will be scheduled.
  • Atlantic region
    • No regular pick ups will be scheduled.
  • Ontario & Quebec regions
    • All branches will be open with regular business hours

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

  • Back to regular business hours for all locations
  • Regular pick up schedule will resume 

We appreciate your business.

Heures d’ouverture pour Quebec: Action de Grâce 2018

En prévision pour l’action de grâce, nous souhaitons vous transmettre nos heures d’ouverture afin que vous puissiez vous organiser et tenir au courant vos clients.

Vendredi 5 octobre, 2018

  • Point de dépôt de Montreal: ouverture en heures normales
  • Ramassage de colis en fonctionnement normal
  • Tous les colis USPS (pour les États-Unis) reçus le vendredi 5 octobre seront livrés à USPS le samedi 6 octobre
  • Tous les colis internationaux (Chits Chats International) et nationaux (Chits Chats Canada) reçus le vendredi 5 octobre seront traités le mercredi 9 octobre

Samedi 6 octobre 2018

  • Point de dépôt de Montréal fermé; pas de service de ramassage

Dimanche 7 octobre 2018

  • Point de dépôt de Montréal fermé; pas de service de ramassage

Lundi 8 octobre 2018

  • Point de dépôt de Montréal fermé
  • Aucun service de ramassage

Mardi 9 octobre 2018

  • Ouverture du point de dépôt de Montreal — heures normales; services de ramassage normales

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Hours of Operation BC, ON & Atlantic: Thanksgiving 2018

Please note the following hours of operation for BC, ON & Atlantic region clients in regards to the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, October 8th, 2018.

Holiday hours of operation for QC, please click here.

Don’t forget to plan in advance and advise your customers accordingly.  

Friday, October 5th, 2018

  • BC and ON region clients
    • All locations are open and regular pick ups will be scheduled
    • All USPS shipments received on Friday, October 5th will be delivered to USPS on Saturday, October 6th
    • Any Chit Chats Canada, Chit Chats International, UPS Mail Innovations or Asendia shipments received on Friday, October 5th will be processed on Tuesday, October 9th 
  • Atlantic region clients
    • All shipments (USPS, Asendia, UPS Mail Innovations, Chit Chats Canada Tracked & Chit Chats International) dropped off on Friday, October 5th will be processed on Tuesday, October 9th 

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

  • All branches will be closed

Sunday October 7th, 2018

  • All branches will be closed

Monday, October 8th, 2018 (Thanksgiving Holiday)

  • No pick ups will be scheduled 
  • All branches will be closed except special holiday hours will be available at:
    • Markham 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
    • Mississauga 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
    • Richmond 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • All Drop spot locations will be closed
  • Cut-off time for printing labels in branches is 30 minutes prior to closing
  • Vancouver After Hours Drop Box will be checked on Tuesday Oct 10th

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

  • BC and ON region clients
    • Back to regular business hours for all locations
    • Regular pick up schedule will resume 

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

  • Atlantic region clients
    • Back to regular business hours for all locations
    • Regular pick up schedule will resume 

We appreciate your business and wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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