Last Recommended Christmas Postage Dates for UK Royal Mail
If 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.
|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|
|Thu 23 Dec 2010||Special Delivery™|
|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|