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Last Posting Dates for Christmas

16 November 2017
By Kim Sullivan

Getting all of your deliveries in time for when you need them is always a major struggle. Unfortunately, this struggle is only worsened when you add Christmas to the equation. With everyone looking to get their parcels and deliveries done before the big day, delivery services everywhere will be in a mad rush to make sure that everybody is happy. Getting your deliveries to go overseas can be even more strife, since this usually takes a bit longer than most deliveries. However, there are services that allow easier parcel forwarding from the UK, and you may want to have a look at some if you’re desperate to get your parcel to its destination in time for Christmas. Thankfully, Royal Mail have announced UK and International posting dates for Christmas 2017 to keep everybody in the loop:

UK Last Posting Dates Christmas 2017

UK Business Contract Services

Tuesday 19th December – Royal Mail 48

Wednesday 20 December – Royal mail Tracked 48, Royal 24

Thursday 21st DecemberRoyal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed, Royal Mail Tracked 24

Friday 22nd December – Royal mail Special Delivery, Saturday Guaranteed 48

International Last Posting Dates Christmas 2017

International Standard and all International Tracking and Signature service

Saturday 2nd December – Africa, Middle East

Wednesday 6th December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Eastern Europe (not including Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)

Thursday 7th December – Caribbean, Central and South America

Saturday 9th December – Australia, Greece, New Zealand

Wednesday 13th December – Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland

Thursday 14th December – Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA

Friday 15th December – Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Portugal, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Saturday 16th December – Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

For further information visit https://www.royalmail.com/sites/default/files/rm-latest-posting-dates-christmas-2017.pdf

At Positive we can help get your Christmas mailings out on time. To discuss your Christmas campaign or to request a quote, please contact Danny Sullivan, Managing Director on 020 8544 5500 or email danny@wearepositive.com

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