Last Recommended Posting Dates

Last Recommended Posting Dates

Here you'll find all the last recommended posting dates for the Island, UK and Channel Islands, Europe and the rest of the world. Make sure you post before the recommended posting date to ensure your parcels arrive in time for Christmas.

International Standard Services (AirMail)

Tuesday 4th December

Africa, Middle East

Friday 7th December

Caribbean, Cyprus, Asia, Far East, Central and South America

Monday 10th December

Greece, Australia, New Zealand

Friday 14th December

Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Finland, Sweden, USA

Monday 17th December

Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, 

Tuesday 18th December

Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

British Forces Post Office (BFPO)

Tuesday 27th November

Airmail to Operational BFPOs

Tuesday 11th December

Airmail to Static BFPOs

 Isle of Man, UK and Channel Islands

Friday 21st December

1st Class mail

Friday 21st December

Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed to IOM or UK for delivery on 22nd December

Friday 21st December

Special Delivery to IOM or UK or Channel Islands for delivery on 24th December

With the way the bank holidays fall, try and send your 1st Class items earlier to ensure they arrive before Christmas Day!


Eastern Europe

Friday 14th - Monday 17th December

Far East, Australasia and Rest of World

Friday 14th - Monday 17th December

USA and Canada

Monday 17th December

Western Europe

Monday 17th December


Friday 21st December

*Dates vary depending on destination and service chosen, please download the list of countries for specific details

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