Last Recommended Posting Dates

Last Recommended Posting Dates

Potential strike action taking place in the UK over the coming months may cause disruption to postal services so please post as early as possible and in advance of the dates listed below if possible, to avoid disappointment.

HM Forces Mail - British Forces Post Office (BFPO)

Friday 25th November

Airmail to Operational BFPOs

Friday 2nd December

Airmail to Static BFPOs

World Destinations including parts of Europe

Wednesday 30th November

Australia and New Zealand
China (People's Republic)

Thursday 1st December

All remaining Caribbean destinations

Tuesday 6th December

Africa, Canada, Central and South America, Asia (except China, People's Republic), Far and Middle East, USA
Cyprus and Malta, Greece, Eastern Europe, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Turkey

Other European Destinations

Friday 9th December

Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Belgium, France, Luxembourg

 Isle of Man, UK and Channel Islands

Tuesday 20th December

Letters, Parcels and Parcelforce express48 to UK

Wednesday 21st December

On-Island Letters and Parcels

Parcelforce express24 to UK

Thursday 22nd December

On Island and UK Special Delivery 

Avoid delays to your mail reaching its destination by ensuring that it is addressed properly and has the correct level of postage. Remember to include your own name and address on small packets and parcels going off-Island. Please also remember that small parcels going to destinations beyond the UK (e.g. Channel Islands, Europe, USA, etc. ) are required to have correct customs forms


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