When are the last Christmas post dates?

Time to get your Christmas post dispatched.
Time to get your Christmas post dispatched.
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Want to post a Christmas card or gift via Royal Mail? There's still time - but don't leave it too long

2nd Class

Saturday December 19

1st Class

Monday December 21

Special Delivery Guaranteed

Wednesday December 23

International posting dates

If you want to send something International Economy, through HM Forces Mail or to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South America or certain parts of Eastern Europe, you've had it.

However, you can still send cards and parcels via Airmail and International Tracking and Signature services to the following destinations and have them arrive in time for Christmas:

Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and Poland - the last dates are today (December 14). Get to the post office!

Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA - December 15

Austria, Iceland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain - December 16

France - December 17

Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland - December 18