Below are the last posting dates for parcels, as recommended by the Royal Mail.
We can not be sure of delivery before Christmas for parcels posted on or after the dates shown below.
Parcels posted before the dates shown below should arrive in time for Christmas, although this is the responsibility of the postal service(s) in question.
Parcels sent outside the U.K. can not now be certain to arrive before Christmas.
|Special Delivery||Sat 22 December|
|1st Class||Thu 20 December|
|2nd Class||Tue 18 December|
|Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg||Tue 18 December|
|Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland||Mon 17 December|
|Finland, Sweden||Sat 15 December|
|Czech Republic, Italy, Poland||Fri 14 December|
|Greece, Turkey||Mon 10 December|
|Cyprus, Eastern Europe||Fri 07 December|
|USA and Canada||Fri 14 December|
|Australia, New Zealand||Mon 10 December|
|Caribbean, Central and South America||Sat 08 December|
|Asia and Far East||Fri 07 December|
|Africa and Middle East||Tue 04 December|
|USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa||Sat 13 October|
|Middle and Far East||Sat 29 September|
|Australia, New Zealand, and other non-European destinations||Fri 28 September|