Monday, 25 November 2013

Christmas Royal Mail "Last Posting" Dates (by Country)

Bar Hill Library and Post Office
So Christmas is almost upon us and it's now time to think of the relatives in far-flung corners of the globe and make sure they get their Christmas cards/ presents on time! I found this was useful to me so I thought I'd share it ...


  • Wednesday, December 18th 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For
  • Friday, December 20th 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For
  • Monday, December 23rd Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed


  • Wednesday, December 4th Asia, Far East, Japan, New Zealand
  • Thursday, December 5th Australia
  • Friday, December 6thth South & Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East
  • Monday, December 9th Cyprus, Eastern Europe
  • Tuesday, December 10th Canada, France, Greece, Poland
  • Friday, December 13th U.S.A
  • Saturday, December 14th Western Europe (excluding France, Greece, Poland)

And one final point, if you have brought cards larger than 240mm x 165mm x 5mm, remember you will need ‘large letter’ stamps!