Christmas post deadlines for 2014

11 November 2014

International Christmas post deadlines are fast approaching, with some of the economy deadlines already past. Check our listing for Royal Mail’s recommended last postal dates for the UK and the rest of the world.



International Christmas post deadlines:


International Economy, previously Surface Mail

Monday September 29: Africa (except South Africa), Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central and South America, New Zealand.

Tuesday September 30: Far and Middle East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)

Tuesday October 14: Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, USA

Tuesday November 4: Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey

Tuesday November 18: Western Europe

International Standard (previously Airmail) and all International Tracking and Signature Services (previously Airsure and International Signed For)

Wednesday December 3: Asia, Far East, New Zealand

Thursday December 4: Australia

Friday December 5: Africa, Caribbean, Central and South America, Middle East

Monday December 8: Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece

Tuesday December 9: Canada, Poland

Friday December 12: USA

Saturday December 13: Western Europe, excluding Poland and Greece

International Standard HM Forces Mail – British Forces Post Office (BFPO)

Friday November 28: Operational BFPOs

Friday December 12: Static BFPOs

UK Christmas post deadlines

Thursday December 18: 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For

Saturday December 20: 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For

Tuesday December 23: Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed

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