Christmas Posting Dates

Santa Claus with a huge bag on the run to delivery christmas gifts at snow fall.Merry Christmas text Calligraphic Lettering Vector illustration.

Here are the latest recommended posting dates for the UK to ensure your letters and parcels arrive with your friends  and family safely – and in time for Christmas!

For international delivery dates, visit

  • Monday 18 December Royal Mail 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For
  • Wednesday 20 December Royal Mail 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For
  • Thursday 21 December Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed

Please note: latest recommended posting dates are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change. Please check for the latest information.