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Latest Recommended Postal Dates Christmas 2020.

Latest Recommended Postal Dates Christmas 2020.

23/12/20: Royal Mail International Post to European destinations is facing delays due to Coronavirus transport impacts. This effects the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine.

We'll be dispatching orders placed with Royal Mail and UPS delivery options up to the end of the 23rd. Between Christmas and New Year (29th, 30th & 31st) we'll be dispatching all orders with Royal Mail shipping only. Any orders placed during this time with UPS shipping options will be dispatched on the 4th of January. 

We understand that it can be a stressful time awaiting orders you've placed online, especially over the Christmas holiday period. Below we have compiled all of the latest postal dates provided by Royal Mail and UPS for Christmas 2020.

Please note: These are the latest recommended posting dates and are correct at the time of publishing, these are subject to change and will be updated when we receive any updated information. 

UK Inland Services

Royal Mail

Friday 18th December 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For
Monday 21st December 1st Class, 1st Class Signed For and Royal Mail Tracked 48
Tuesday 22nd December Royal Mail Tracked 24
Wednesday 23rd December Special Delivery Guaranteed


Wednesday 23rd December

Delivery on Thursday 24th December

Standard Delivery will be until 14:00

Express Delivery will be between 10:30 - 14:00

Tuesday 29th December Express Delivery only will be between 10:30 - 14:00
Wednesday 30th December Express Delivery only will be between 10:30 - 14:00
Thursday 31st December

Express Delivery will be between 10:30 - 14:00


International Post

Royal Mail

Friday 4th December Australia and New Zealand
Wednesday 9th December Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far and Middle East
Thursday 10th December Canada, Cyprus and Malta
Friday 11th December Greece, Eastern Europe, Turkey, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
Wednesday 16th December Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Friday 18th December Belgium, France, Luxembourg



For most international locations we would recommend no later than Tuesday 13th December for delivery before Christmas.

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