Christmas Posting dates


  • UK Inland Services
  •  Tuesday 20 December - 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 2nd Class 
  • Wednesday 21 December - 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class
  • Thursday 22 December - Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®
  • Friday 23rd December - Royal Mail Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed
  • International Standard HM Forces Mail - British Forces Post Office® (BFPO)
  •  Monday 28 November - Operational BFPOs
  • Monday 12 December - Static BFPOsUK Services UK Inland Services
  • International Standard (formerly Airmail) and all International Tracking and Signature Services (formerly Airsure® and International Signed For®)
  • Saturday 3 December - Africa Middle East
  • Wednesday 7 December - Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • Thursday 8 December - Caribbean, Central and South America
  • Saturday 10 December - Greece, Australia and New Zealand
  • Wednesday 14 December - Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and Poland
  • Thursday 15 December - Canada, Finland, Sweden and USA
  • Friday 16 December - Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Portugal, Slovakia, Norway, Switzerland, Netherlands and Spain
  • Saturday 17 December - Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland, and France
  • International Services International Economy (formerly known as Surface Mail)
  • Wednesday 28 September - All non-European destinations (except Canada, Far East, Middle East, South Africa and USA).
  • Thursday 29 September - Far and Middle East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)
  • Thursday 13 October - Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, USA Thursday 3
  • November - Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey
  • Thursday 17 November - Western Europe