Royal Mail Last Posting Dates 2023

Nov 26, 2023Liza 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 2023
Christmas Gifts sent within the UK
Royal Mail: Order before 9am on Wednesday the 20th of December to give us time to make the Royal Mail's final day cut off for Tracked 24 post to arrive in time for Christmas. 
New Year's Gifts sent within the UK
Order before 9am on Friday the 29th 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. 

Christmas Gifts sent outside of the UK
Order before 10pm 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 countries due to staff shortages. 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.
  • Tuesday 5th December - Africa, Central and South America,
    Asia, Australia, Bulgaria, Caribbean,
    China (People’s Republic), Far and Middle East,
    New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain
  • Wednesday 6th December - Cyprus, Malta
  • Thursday 7th December - Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic,
    Denmark, Eastern Europe, Finland, France,
    Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,
    Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland,
    Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA

    International HM Forces Mail

    Order before 8pm on Thursday the 23rd of November for airmailed gifts to operational HM forces overseas and before 8pm on Thursday the 30th for airmailed gifts to static HM forces.  

    If you have any questions about these dates or anything else just email us at info@postboxed.co.uk.

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