Royal Mail Last Posting Dates 2020

Jun 17, 2024Liza Mirelman

Beat the festive rush and get all your gifts ordered and in the post on time this holiday season with the Royal Mail!

Royal Mail Last Posting Dates 2019
Gifts sent within the UK
Order before 10pm on Sunday the 20th of December to give us time to make the Royal Mail's final day cut off for First Class post to arrive in time for Christmas. 

Gifts sent outside of the UK
Order before 7pm on the following days for gifts leaving the UK to arrive at the following destinations in time for Christmas. There are delays in a lot of European countries due to staff shortages as a result of the spread of Covid-19. We cannot guarantee delivery for any date and can only specify the advice given to us by the Royal Mail. We therefore recommend sending sooner to avoid disappointment.
  • Thursday 3rd December - Australia, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 9th December - Canada, Cyprus, Malta
  • Thursday 10th December - GreeceEastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia), Turkey
  • Friday 11th December - Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
  • Tuesday 15th December - Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
  • Thursday 17th December - Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

International HM Forces Mail

Order before 8pm on Saturday the 28th of November for airmailed gifts to operational HM forces overseas and 8pm on Saturday the 5th of December for airmailed gifts to static HM forces.  

If you have any questions about these dates or anything else just email us at

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