Recommended last posting dates for delivery before Christmas 2021

UK Service

Tuesday 21 December

1st Class
1st Class Signed For
Royal Mail 24®
Royal Mail Tracked 48®**

Wednesday 22 December

Royal Mail Tracked 24®**

Thursday 23 December

Special Delivery Guaranteed®

International Standard & International tracking and signature services

Wednesday 1 December


Monday 6 December

Australia and New Zealand

Wednesday 8 December

Africa, Central and South America,
Asia, Far and Middle East

Friday 10 December

Cyprus and Malta

Saturday 11 December

Greece, Eastern Europe
(except Czech Republic, Poland and
Slovakia), Turkey

Monday 13 December

Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy,
Poland, Sweden, USA

Thursday 16 December

Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland,
Ireland, Netherlands, Norway,
Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Saturday 18 December

Belgium, France, Luxembourg

Allow plenty of time for posting. Please post items and gifts for Christmas early, particularly for International deliveries. Ongoing Covid restrictions, reduced air and freight capacity, high volumes and winter weather conditions are all impacting transportation and local delivery across the globe