Christmas Posting 2021

The following dates are the Royal Mail's recommendation for the last dispatch, ready for a Christmas delivery. 

*Please be aware this may change closer to the time, 19 December 2021


  • 21st December - Tracked 48
  • 22nd December - Tracked 24
  • 23rd December - Special Next Day Delivery


  • 1st December - Caribbean
  • 6th December - Australia, Greece, Italy, Portugal and New Zealand
  • 8th December -Africa, Central & South America, Asia, Far & Middle East 
  • 10th December - Cyprus, Sweden and Malta
  • 11th December - Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) and Turkey
  • 13th DecemberCanada, Czech Republic, Finland, Poland and USA
  • 16th December - Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland

With the exception of Scotland (due to a Bank Holiday), the Royal Mail's collection and delivery services will return to normal on the 4th of January

For updates via the Royal Mails website: Service Updates from Royal Mail today