Last Posting Dates 2021

It’s that busy time of year again, and we’ve got the most up-to-date recommended posting dates for the UK and worldwide to ensure you get your order as quickly as possible for the festive season.

International Economy*

DateDestinations
Monday 13 SeptemberAll non-European destinations (except South Africa, Canada, Middle and
Far East, USA)
Friday 15 OctoberMiddle and the Far East, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa
Monday 1 NovemberCanada and USA
Friday 26 NovemberCyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey
Monday 29 NovemberWestern Europe
https://www.royalmail.com/christmas/last-posting-dates

International Standard and International Tracking and Signature Services*

DateDestinations
Wednesday 1 DecemberCaribbean
Monday 6 DecemberAustralia, Greece, Italy, New Zealand and Portugal
Wednesday 8 DecemberAfrica, Central and South America, Asia, Far and the Middle East
Friday 10 DecemberCyprus, Malta and Sweden
Saturday 11 DecemberEastern Europe (except
Czech Republic, Poland and
Slovakia), Turkey
Monday 13 DecemberCanada, Czech Republic, Finland, Poland and the USA
Thursday 16 DecemberAustria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland,
Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
https://www.royalmail.com/christmas/last-posting-dates

HM Forces Mail – British Forces Post Office® (BFPO)*

Monday 29 NovemberOperational HM Forces
Monday 6 DecemberStatic HM Forces
https://www.royalmail.com/christmas/last-posting-dates

UK Inland Services*

DateService
Friday 17 DecemberRoyal Mail Bulk Mail Economy
Saturday 18 December2nd Class, 2nd Class Signed For, Royal Mail®
Tuesday 21 December1st Class, 1st Class Signed For, Royal Mail 24®, Royal Mail Tracked 48
®**
Wednesday 22nd DecemberRoyal Mail Tracked 24®**
Thursday 23 DecemberSpecial Delivery Guaranteed®
https://www.royalmail.com/christmas/last-posting-dates

Further Information

Please note, these last recommended posting dates are a guide only and are subject to change. If there are any changes, we will make sure to update this information.

We can book orders in a courier service for a faster delivery; although this service will incur an additional charge, we are pleased to support you in getting your order delivered to you sooner.

If you have any questions about placing an order during the festive holidays, please contact us and a member of our team will be pleased to help.