Time is nearly running out for you to post your Christmas cards and gifts using Royal Mail.

The official dates have been released by Royal Mail to ensure everyone gets everything in plenty of time to ensure loved-ones receive their cards and gifts this Christmas.

Last Posting Dates for UK

Fri 22 Dec – Special Delivery Guaranteed Saturday Delivery.

Thur 21 Dec – Special Delivery Guaranteed.

Thur 21 Dec – 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For.

Wed 20 Dec – 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For.

If you miss one of these dates do not worry.

Many of the UK’s courier companies have also issued guidelines on their last collection dates to have your gifts there in time for the big day.

  • DHL: Its last UK posting date is 21 December this year.
  • Hermes : Every parcel entering the Hermes network by 23.59 on Thursday 21 December, and bearing a UK mainland address, will have a least one delivery attempt made – otherwise Hermes will refund the delivery charge.
  • TNT: delivery will be made if ordered before Saturday 23 December.
  • Yodel : Wednesday 20 December for 72 hour delivery, Thursday 21 December for 48 hour delivery and Friday 22 December for 24 hour delivery.

If you miss any of these cut-off times it may be worth popping into the Brunel and having a quick word with Santa.



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