Get ready for Christmas 2016

Nov 07, 2016Markus Polleichtner

Whether you are one of the millions of people who do their shopping far in advance of the big day, or you leave it till the last minute, we’re ready to deliver your Christmas Gifts for you.

If you are sending presents yourself or with Postboxed, use our guide to the Royal Mail's posting dates to make sure they arrive in time. 


Tuesday, December 20th - 2nd Class Mail

Wednesday, December 21st - 1st Class Mail

Thursday, December 22nd - Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed

Friday, December 23rd - Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed 

LATEST RECOMMENDED POSTING DATES FOR GIFTS SENT FROM THE UK TO OTHER EU COUNTRIES (For Royal Mail International Standard, Signed for and Tracked services):

Wednesday, December 7th - Cyprus, Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia)

Saturday, December 10th - Greece

Wednesday, December 14th - Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland 

Thursday, December 15th - Finland, Sweden

Friday, December 16th - Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland 

Saturday, December 17th - Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

For countries outside of the EU please see The Royal Mail's full guide here

Postboxed wil be sending all of our letterbox friendly gifts First Class, so we recommend that you place your order before 3pm on Wednesday the 21st of December, to make sure it arrives in time for Christmas. 



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