Independence Day in US: Will banks, post offices, FedEx stay open on July 4?

Independence Day in US: Will banks, post offices, FedEx stay open on July 4?

You may need to rethink your plans of going to the bank, or posting a package on July 4th, as this day is a federal holiday in the United States, and major services across the country will stay shut on this occasion.

What is celebrated on July 4 in the US?

July 4 is celebrated as the Independence Day in US every year, which is a federal holiday. On this day, people celebrate the occasion of America’s Independence with their family and friends, and often take to the streets and attend some block parties. Since the US Presidential Elections are round the corner, the hype and mood around Independence Day will be much more amped up.

Independence Day in US: Are banks and post offices staying open?

Since July 4 is a federal holiday, all major banking operations across the country will remain shut for the day. According to USA Today, Capital One, Bank of America, PNC, CitiBank and JPMorgan Chase branches will all remain shut on this day. However, Capital One Cafes will stay operational for basic banking needs and services.

No residential or business mail deliveries will happen on July 4 as post offices will remain closed for the day. However, if there is any urgent mail, you can still use the Priority Mail Express, which will remain serviceable throughout the day, says USA Today.

Are FedEx and UPS services staying open on the occasion of Independence Day in US?

According to reports, UPS services will not be available on July 4 due to the holiday occasion of Independence Day. However, the UPS Express Critical service will still be available, the details of which can be taken from their official website. FedEx’ pickup and delivery services will also remain non-operational on July 4, according to USA Today.

FAQs:

When is Independence Day in US celebrated?
Independence Day in US is celebrated on the fourth of July every year, which is a federal holiday too, meaning critical services across the country will stay shut for the day. Will banks remain open during the occasion of Independence Day in US?
All banking services will remain shut on the occasion of Independence Day in US, that falls on July 4. A few basic banking services may still remain operational like Capital One Cafes.

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