Last posting dates for Christmas 2015

02 September 2015

With some of the global last posting dates for Christmas already gone, it's never too early to start preparing for Christmas and getting gifts packed up and in the post.



See the Christmas 2016 deadlines

International Christmas post deadlines:

International Economy, previously Surface Mail

Monday September 28: Africa (except South Africa), Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central and South America, New Zealand.

Tuesday September 29: Far and Middle East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)

Tuesday October 13: Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, USA

Tuesday November 3: 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)

Friday December 4: Middle East, Africa

Monday December 7: Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (not including Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)

Tuesday December 8: Caribbean, Central and South America

Thursday December 10: Australia, Greece, New Zealand

Monday December 14: Czech Republic, Germany, Italy Poland

Tuesday December 15: USA, Canada, Finland, Sweden

Wednesday December 16: Austria, Iceland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain

Thursday December 17: France

Friday December 18: Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland

Contract Surface Air Life

Friday November 13: South America, Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Far East, New Zealand, Australia

Friday November 20: USA, Canada, Middle East

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

Friday November 27: Operational BFPOs

Friday December 11: Static BFPOs

Domestic Christmas post deadlines

Saturday December 19: 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For

Monday December 21: 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For

Wednesday December 23: Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed

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