Last Posting Dates 2021
Royal Mail are once again advising that you allow plenty of time for posting for items that are intended for Christmas, particularly for International deliveries as ongoing Covid restrictions, reduced air and freight capacity, high volumes and winter weather conditions are all impacting transportation and local delivery across the globe.

UK

Friday 17 December Royal Mail Bulk Mail Economy
Saturday 18 December 2nd Class
2nd Class Signed For
Royal Mail 48®
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®
** Royal Mail Tracked 24® and Royal Mail Tracked 48® are not available to purchase at Post Office® branches.
 

 International Standard

Wednesday 1 December Caribbean
Monday 6 December Australia Greece, Italy,
New Zealand and Portugal
Wednesday 8 December Africa, Central and South America,
Asia, Far and Middle East
Friday 10 December Cyprus, Malta and Sweden
Saturday 11 December Eastern Europe (except
Czech Republic, Poland and
Slovakia), Turkey
Monday 13 December Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, 
Poland and USA
Thursday 16 December Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France,
Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg,
Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain,
Switzerland