Last Posting Dates for Christmas 2016

October 9, 2016




Not so much a blog post, for some important information. Below are the last posting dates for Christmas 2016. If an item is posted after these dates, it's unlikely to arrive in time, so order early!


I use Royal Mail for deliveries and the services I use are listed below;





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International Standard (formerly Airmail) and all

International Tracking and Signature services (formerly Airsure® and International Signed For®)


Saturday 3 December -  Africa, Middle East

Wednesday 7 December  - Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)

Thursday 8 December -  Caribbean, Central and South America

Saturday 10 December - Australia, Greece, New Zealand

Wednesday 14 December -  Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland

Thursday 15 December - Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA

Friday 16 December -  Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Portugal, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Saturday 17 December -  Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg,


International Standard HM Forces Mail - British Forces Post Office® (BFPO)


Monday 28 November - Operational BFPOs

Monday 12 December - Static BFPOs UK


Inland Services 


Tuesday 20 December - 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 2nd Class

Wednesday 21 December - 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class

Thursday 22 December - Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

Friday 23 December - Royal Mail Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed®


Another very important date is 21st December. This is the date that I should be taking a break for Christmas until the New Year. You can still order items, and I will do my best to send them out, but I won't be making any alterations or special orders at that time.

Thank you and enjoy the season! Now back to the hard work!


P.S. For some great gift wrapping ideas and courses, please visit; 




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