Branches To find out your nearest Post Office branch and its opening hours, visit Letters to Santa Did you know that there is a real address for Santa Claus? It is the busiest time of year for the nation's various delivery services, so it's best to get things sent as early as possible. If sending something first class, including the regular, Signed For and Tracked 48 services, it needs to be posted by Thursday, December 20. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's in accordance with our. For more information, including international post see the Royal Mail's official website here. Below an overview of the last posting dates and the last inbound dates of 2018 for mail and parcels in The Netherlands.
So please do keep that in mind. International Orders — Our recommendations International mail is incredibly busy at Christmas time so please do consider these dates as the absolute, very last, made it by the skin of your teeth dates for final orders! Royal Mail international Christmas posting dates Many dates for international post have now passed. The Royal Mail Tracked 24 service has a last posting date of Friday, December 21. On December 25 and December 26 there will be no collections or deliveries. According to research, the average household plans to send 18 to friends and family this year. This will help hard working postmen and women during the busy Festive Season. This also applies to all the supermarkets and stores who employ extra drivers just for the Christmas period.
However, if you are the type to leave things late then fear not, there is still time. We work hard to dispatch all our orders by the next working day — however even our best efforts can be scuppered by a postal strike or slow mail service! Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters See our Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email We are hurtling closer and closer towards the big day and it never hurts to be well prepared for Christmas and the Royal Mail can help you be exactly that. Each year Royal Mail set a series of recommended posting dates, which will ensure your packages will arrive in time for Christmas. That's why our new email newsletter will deliver a mobile-friendly snapshot of inews. Some of the dates for International Economy formerly known as Surface Mail destinations have already passed. To keep up to date with Plymouth Live's latest news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter , or visit our homepage at For Devon news, find Devon Live's Facebook page , or our Twitter page , or visit our homepage at For Cornwall news, find Cornwall Live's Facebook page , or our Twitter page , or visit our homepage at. Two years ago a postal strike had everyone worried, but people were re-assured that the post offices which threatened to close would not affect the Royal Mail itself and its Christmas posting service.
This is without any delaying force majeure events i. What postal service should you use? For the Caribbean, Central and South America mail should be sent by Saturday 8 December. Royal Mail International Standard airmail and International tracking signature services were available until December 18, 2018. The Black Friday fake sales event has killed October and November now totally, and everything is squashed into like 19 days when it finishes. However, the courier Parcelforce Worldwide offers an extensive range of international dates with the Global Express service, with the full list. Prices start at £6 plus airmail postage. Festive greetings being sent to Finland and Sweden will need to be in the mail by Saturday 15 December.
This year, the last day for posting a 2nd Class delivery is Tuesday 18 December. However, Amazon has warned that it does not deliver to commercial premises during weekends. We just went through the roof when the fake sales end, but it is over such a short window. Country Royal Mail International Standard — Last Date to place your orders on SarahBoddy. Please however keep these dates in mind when it comes to ordering your presents for family and friends near and far. Finally, if you would like to use the Special Delivery Service guaranteed by 1pm, not on Saturdays , we recommend you place your order by no later than Thursday 20 December, for dispatch on Friday 21 December to arrive on Monday 24 December.
Below we have collated all the domestic and international last posting dates before Christmas 2018. With respect Pat — its not just whether the item arrives on time — its the whole service that needs to be looked at. As of yet there has been no announcement of any upcoming strikes in 2018. Once the presents have been wrapped and cards have been written, all that's left to do is send them to our family and friends ahead of the last posting dates for. It's essential to know the last posting dates before Christmas to be sure your gifts arrive within plenty of time. This is only available in select areas - to find out if you qualify,. In fact, the deadline has already passed to get things sent to several countries that are further afield.
Last order time for delivery by Christmas varies by item and location. It sent many people into a blind panic, but while there was talk of similar action taking place again last year,. If you want to make sure your post gets to its destination in time this , these could be some key dates for your diary. Standard deliveries can be ordered by the same time on December 21, while one-day orders should be ordered on December 23 and will then arrive on Christmas Eve. It is nearly Christmas card season Picture: Getty There is no need to panic just yet as you have plenty of time, but you might want to start thinking about when to post your Christmas cards and presents this year.
But there is still time to send Christmas cards to these destinations. The Royal Mail has announced its recommended cut-off dates for international and domestic posting as well as 1st and 2nd Class mail this year. The last posting date for globalexpress deliveries anywhere in the world is Monday, December 17. The last day we recommend orders to post First Class is Wednesday 19th of December, for dispatch on Thursday 20 December. For those looking to post items globally, you don't have too much time left. Here is all the essential information you need for Royal Mail, Parceforce and Amazon deliveries.
. Royal Mail suggests the last posting date is for mail to Africa and the Middle East, which should be sent by Tuesday 4 December. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our site. Hopefully nothing similar will happen in 2018. Therefore we would like to inform you on the last posting dates during Christmas 2018 and New Year.