Royal Mail Christmas Last Posting Dates 2010

Last Recommended Christmas Postage Dates for UK Royal Mail

royal mail1 Royal Mail Christmas Last Posting Dates 2010If you have cards or presents to send either within the United Kingdom or further afield, these are the 2010 postage dates you need to know to for a pre-Christmas delivery using the Royal Mail.

These dates can never be 100% guaranteed so we recommend to not leave your Christmas posting to the last minute, where possible!

Don’t forget to also check out our list of all the major retailers’ last Christmas posting dates.

UK Deliveries
Sat 18 Dec 2010 Second Class
Tue 21 Dec 2010 First Class

Recorded Signed For™ has the same last posting dates as the 1st and 2nd Class service that the customer has chosen to apply it to

Wed 15 Dec 2010 Standard Parcels
Wed 22 Dec 2010 Parcelforce 48
Thu 23 Dec 2010 Parcelforce Next Day
Special Delivery™
Thu 23 Dec 2010 Special Delivery™
International Airmail
Mon 6 Dec 2010 South & Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Far East (including Japan), Australia  and New Zealand
Fri 10 Dec 2010 Eastern Europe, USA and Canada
Mon 13 Dec 2010 Western Europe
International Surface Mail
Thu 30 Sep 2010 All non-European destinations except Middle East, South Africa, Far East, the USA and Canada
Tue 5 Oct 2010 Middle East and Far East (except Hong Kong & Singapore)
Tue 19 Oct 2010 South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, the USA and Canada
Tue 9 Nov 2010 Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta and Iceland
Tue 23 Nov 2010 Western Europe
Latest recommended posting dates for pre-sorted traffic:
Wednesday 15-Dec-10 Mailsort 3
Saturday 18-Dec-10 Mailsort 2, Presstream 2, Walksort 2
Tuesday 21-Dec-10 Mailsort 1, Presstream 1 and Walksort 1

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One Response to Royal Mail Christmas Last Posting Dates 2010

  1. Smithers says:

    Thanks for the info guys, damned useful stuff to know. Got a mountain of stuff to send overseas so I better get a wriggle on!

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