Christmas Last Posting Dates

Make sure your cards and parcels arrive on time by using our handy guide to last posting dates. Remember that we have two collections every day Monday to Friday at 10.30am and 4.30pm, and one collection at 10.30am on a Saturday.  Post received before these times on the days set out below should reach it’s destination in time for Christmas.

Last Posting Date Destination
HM Forces mail – (BFPO)
Monday 26th November International Standard to operational HM Forces Mail
Friday 14th December International Standard to Static HM Forces Mail
International Standard (airmail) and International tracking signature Services
Tuesday 4th December Africa, Middle East
Friday 7th December Cyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East,  Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Saturday 8th December Caribbean, Central & South America
Monday 10th December Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand
Friday 14th December Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, USA
Saturday 15th December Finland, Sweden
Monday 17th December Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Tuesday 18th December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
UK Service
Tuesday 18th December UK 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For
Thursday 20th December UK 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For
Saturday 22nd December Special Delivery Guaranteed