Check the latest recommended posting dates for all UK and international services. Some international dates are earlier than last year. As always, we would recommend posting early to avoid the rush.

Within the UK


Last recommended posting date                                                          . Service
Wednesday 20 December 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For
Wednesday 20 December Express 48
Thursday 21 December Special Delivery Guaranteed
Thursday 21 December Express 24

International Priority


Last recommended posting date  Service
Thursday 06 December Australia and New Zealand, Caribbean, China (People’s Republic), Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Far and Middle East
Thursday 07 December Cyprus and Malta
Friday 08 December Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) and Turkey
Monday 11 December Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Spain, USA and Canada
Wednesday 13 December Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Slovakia, Switzerland