UPS Service Changes due to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games
The 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are being held in Vancouver, British Columbia and surrounding communities.
The Olympic Games begin on February 12, 2010. Due to imposed security requirements and access restrictions at Olympic venues and surrounding areas, several UPS service changes will be in effect from February 1 to February 28, 2010.
Please note: Service may continue to be affected until the Paralympic Games end on March 21, 2010, due to restrictions that may be imposed by local authorities.
Service will be affected in locations with postal codes beginning with the following three characters:
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B, V6C, V6E, V6G, V6Z, V7G, V7H, V7J, V7K, V7L, V7M, V7N, V7P, V7R, V7S, V7T, V7V, V7W, V7X and V7Y
Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton, British Columbia V0N and V8B
Delivery: All shipments originating outside of Canada to the affected postal codes will have an end-of-day delivery commitment for the time period noted above. Delivery guarantees for international origin shipments of UPS Worldwide Express Plus™ and UPS Worldwide Express™ services will not apply.
UPS Worldwide Express Plus, UPS Worldwide Express, and UPS Worldwide Express Saver™ shipments originating outside of Canada will require one additional day for delivery to Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton postal codes listed.
Pickup: On-Call Pickup requests for a same-day pickup will not be available in the affected postal codes. All pickups requested through 1-800-PICK-UPS® (1-800-742-5877) and on ups.com will be picked up on the following business day.
Customers with a scheduled daily pickup in one of the postal codes listed should contact their UPS Account Executive for information on how their pickup time may be affected during this time period.
UPS Drop Box Pickup: The pickup time for all UPS Drop Boxes in the affected areas will be changed to no later than 2 p.m. PST.