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Royal Mail Announces Christmas Posting Dates 2018

Royal Mail has announced its Christmas Posting Dates 2018, take a look at the last posting dates below:

EXPORT Public Tariff Airmail (International):
Tuesday 4 December: Africa, Middle East
Friday 7th December: Cyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Saturday 8th December: Caribbean, Central and South America
Monday 10th December: Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand
Friday 14th December: Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, USA
Saturday 15th December: Finland, Sweden
Monday 17th December: Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Tuesday 18th December: Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

EXPORT Contract Surface Air Lift:
Tuesday 13th November: South America, Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Far East, New Zealand, Australia
Tuesday 20th November: USA, Canada, Middle East

EXPORT Public Tariff Surface Mail (International):
Friday 28th September: All non-European destinations except Middle East, South Africa, Far East, the USA, Canada
Saturday 29th September: Middle and Far East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)
Saturday 13th October: South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, the USA and Canada
Saturday 3rd November: Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta and Iceland
Saturday 17th November: Western Europe

British Forces Post Office (BFPO):
Tuesday 27th November: Airmail to Operational BFPOs
Tuesday 11th December: Airmail to Static BFPOs

Inland Services
Standard:
Tuesday 18th December: Second Class
Thursday 20th December: First Class
Saturday 22nd December: Special Delivery

RM Tracked:
Thursday 20th December: RM Tracked 48
Friday 21st December: RM Tracked 24

Bulk Mail:
Friday 14th December: Bulk Mail Economy

IMPORT Royal Mail Contract Services:
Tuesday 18th December: Surface, Surface Airlift, Bulk Mail Economy, Standard tariff second class, Bulk Mail 2c
Thursday 20th December: Standard tariff first class, Bulk Mail 1c, Inward Airmail

Last acceptance dates for Economy Deferred for delivery over the Christmas/ New Year Period are:
For delivery on/from Thursday 27 December
– last acceptance day Thursday 13 December
For delivery on/from Wednesday 2 January (Thursday 3 January in Scotland)
– last acceptance day Wednesday 19 December

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