Worried when your last posting dates for Christmas are? Don’t worry, mail delivery companies have listened to the heartache of late Christmas organisers and you can now deliver up to as late as the 23rd when sending within the UK. For international posters, your options start to restrict after the 4th of December.
Your last chance to post within the UK
- 2nd Class
- Royal Mail Signed For 2nd Class
- 1st Class
- Royal Mail Signed For 1st Class
- Royal Mail Tracked 48
- Royal Mail Tracked 24
- Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed
International posting dates in time for Christmas
Royal Mail International Standard & International Tracking Signature Services
- Africa & Middle East
- Cyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East & Eastern Europe (excluding Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia)
- Caribbean, Central & South America
- Greece, Turkey, Australia & New Zealand
- Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland & USA
- Finland & Sweden
- Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Noway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain & Switzerland
- Belgium, France, Ireland & Luxembourg
Royal Mail International Economy
- Australia, New Zealand & non-European destinations (except Middle East, South Africa, Far East, USA and Canada)
- Middle and Far East (except Hong Kong & Singapore)
- South Africa, Hong Kong, USA and Canada.
- Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta, Iceland and Singapore.
- Western Europe
Christmas posting dates: HM Forces
- Operational HM Forces
- Static HM Forces
Alternative mail carriers for your Christmas post
It’s no surprise that UK weather is unpredictable and whilst we all secretly hope for a white Christmas, please be aware this would affect delivery estimates.