Last Recommended Christmas Posting Dates 2021

Updated 19/11/2021 - As we're still unsure whether Covid will affect deliveries on a local basis, please refer to this page as Royal Mail will be keep these dates updated if the need arises. 

This is an excerpt from their website - Allow plenty of time for posting.  Please post items and gifts for Christmas early, particularly for International deliveries. Ongoing Covid restrictions, reduced air and freight capacity, high volumes and winter weather conditions are all impacting transportation and local delivery across the globe

Please remember that for International orders there's always a possibility of delays in both countries, depending on how postal services are affected.

Postage Within The UK

Saturday 18th December

2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For

Monday 21st December

1st Class and 1st Class Signed For

International Tracking & Signature Services 


Destination Country

Wednesday 1st December


Monday 6th December

New Zealand

Wednesday 8 December

Central and South America

Monday 13 December

Canada and USA

Thursday 16 December

Southern Ireland

International HM Forces Mail


Airmail To

Monday 29 November

Operational HM Forces

Monday 6 December

Static HM Forces