Christmas Last Posting Dates 2021 - Royal Mail

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Be prepared for the Christmas rush this year, and make sure your customers know when your last ordering and shipping dates are.

To help you on your way we've compiled a handy guide to Royal Mail's last posting dates for 2021 to ensure your customers get their deliveries before Christmas.

If you haven't already, why not add these dates to your website? Knowing when they can expect to receive their goods from you can help customers make informed buying decisions and can help save you time responding to queries.

UK Inland Services

  • Friday 17th December - Royal Mail Bulk Economy

  • Saturday 18th December - 2nd Class & 2nd Class Signed For

  • Tuesday 21st December - 1st Class, 1st Class Signed For

  • Saturday 18th December - Royal Mail Tracked 48®

  • Tuesday 21st December - Royal Mail Tracked 48® (Not available for purchase in post office branches - Print Postage Online)

  • Tuesday 21st December - Royal Mail Tracked 24®

  • Wednesday 22nd December - Royal Mail Tracked 24® (Not available for purchase in post office branches - Print Postage Online)

  • Thursday 23rd December - Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®


International HM Forces Mail

  • Monday 29th November - Airmail to Operational HM Forces

  • Monday 6th December - Airmail to static HM Forces


International Standard And All International Tracking And Signature Services

  • Wednesday 1st December - Caribbean

  • Monday 6th December - Australia, New Zealand

  • Wednesday 8th December - Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Far and Middle East

  • Friday 10th December - Cyprus, Malta

  • Saturday 11th December - Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) and Turkey

  • Monday 13th December - Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA

  • Thursday 16th December - Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

  • Saturday 18th December - Belgium, France, Luxembourg


International Economy

  • Monday 13th September- All non-European destinations (except South Africa, Canada, Middle and Far East, USA )

  • Friday 15th October - Middle and Far East, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa

  • Monday 1st November - Canada, USA

  • Friday 26th November - Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey

  • Monday 29th November - Western Europe

Please see the Royal Mail website for all information on their posting and deliveries over Christmas.

Want to save time not having to queue at the post office over Christmas? Check out our Royal Mail Click & Drop integration to send your postage information automatically to their dashboard and to print your postage online.

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