Royal Mail Announces Last Posting Dates For Christmas 2012

Last posting dates for christmas have been announced.

Yup you read it right, the last posting dates for Christmas have been announced.

Royal Mail are the first company to announce their last posting dates for Christmas. Take a look below at the dates so that you can makes sure all of your parcels and cards etc can get to family and friends in time for Christmas 2012.


Last recommended                       Service
posting services

Thursday 13 December    Standard and Mail Order Return Parcels
Tuesday 18 December     Second Class and Recorded Signed For™
Thursday 20 December   First Class and Recorded Signed For™

Special Delivery™
Friday 21 December          Special Delivery™ with Saturday Guaranteed
Saturday 22 December      Special Delivery™

International Surface Mail
Friday 28 September      Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, New Zealand and South America
Tuesday 2 October          Far East (except Hong Kong and Singapore), Middle East
Tuesday 16 October        Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa and USA
Tuesday 6 November       Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta and Turkey
Tuesday 20 November     Western Europe

International Airmail
Wednesday 5 December    Asia, Australia, Far East (including Japan), New Zealand
Friday 7 December            Africa, Caribbean, Central America, Middle East and South America
Monday 10 December       Canada, Eastern Europe and USA
Wednesday 12 December  Western Europe

British Forces Post Office (BFPO)
Friday 30 November         Airmail to Operational BFPOs
Friday 14 December         Airmail to Static BFPOs

Time is coming in fast with Christmas just around the corner, so don’t be disappointed and make sure you post your items in plenty of time.

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