last posting dates

Christmas Last Posting Dates


  • Check the recommended last post dates for UK and overseas


Recommended last post dates 2017

Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worlwide have published their recommended domestic and international last posting dates for Christmas 2017. You can check the Christmas posting dates below:.


Last Posting Dates


Royal Mail UK Service

Fri 22 Dec
Special Delivery Guaranteed Saturday Delivery
Thur 21 Dec Special Delivery Guaranteed
Thur 21 Dec 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For
Wed 20 Dec 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For

Royal Mail International Standard (airmail) and International tracking signature services

Sat 16 Dec Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
Fri 15 Dec Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands,
Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,
Thur 14 Dec Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
Wed 13 Dec Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
Sat 9 Dec Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand
Thur 7 Dec Caribbean, Central and South America
Wed 6 Dec Cyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East, Eastern Europe
(except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Sat 2 Dec Africa, Middle East

Royal Mail International Economy

Thur 16 Nov Western Europe
Thur 2 Nov Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta
and Iceland
Thur 12 Oct South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
and Canada
Thur 28 Sep Middle and Far East (except Hong Kong
and Singapore)
Wed 27 Sep Australia, New Zealand and all other
non-European destinations (except Middle
East, South Africa, Far East, USA and Canada)

HM Forces mail - (BFPO)

Mon 11 Dec International Standard to static HM Forces Mail
Mon 27 Nov International Standard to operational
HM Forces Mail

Parcelforce Worldwide International globalexpress

Mon 18th Dec Western Europe
Tues 19th Dec Rest of Europe and ROW
Tues 19th Dec USA / Cananda

Parcelforce Worldwide International irelandexpress

Wed 20th Dec Ireland (republic of)