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Christmas Posting Times

Christmas Posting Times

To have the best chance of receiving orders placed close to Christmas, please check the Royal Mail recommended dates below:

 

 

Latest Recommended Posting Dates

UK

Beat the festive rush and get all your letters and parcels in the post on time.

These are the Royal Mail recommendations.

Tuesday
18 December

  • 2nd Class
  • Royal Mail Signed For® 2nd Class

Thursday
20 December

  • 1st Class
  • Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class
  • Royal Mail Tracked 48®*

Friday
21 December

  • Royal Mail Tracked 24®*

Saturday
22 December

  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

 

Europe & Rest of World

International Standard & International tracking and signature services

Tue

4 December

Africa, Middle East

Fri

7 December

Cyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)

Sat

8 December

Caribbean, Central and South America

Mon

10 December

Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand

Fri

14 December

Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland and USA

Sat

15 December

Finland, Sweden

Mon

17 December

Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Tue

18 December

Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg