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 27th November International Standard to operational HM Forces Mail
Monday 11th December International Standard to Static HM Forces Mail
International Standard (airmail) and International tracking signature Services
Saturday 2nd December Africa, Middle East
Wednesday 6th December Cyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East,  Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Thursday 7th December Caribbean, Central & South America
Saturday 9th December Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand
Wednesday 13th December Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
Thursday 14th December Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
Friday 15th December Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Saturday 16th December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
UK Service
Wednesday 20th December UK 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For
Thursday 21st December UK 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For
Thursday 21st December Special Delivery Guaranteed
Friday 22nd December Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed