Royal Mail recommended posting dates 2015

Whether you are one of the millions of people who do their shopping online for gifts or send Christmas cards to brighten up someone’s festive season, we’re ready to deliver your Christmas.

Find everything you need here to help you deliver the perfect Christmas; because we know Santa isn’t the only busy person this time of year.

Latest Recommended Posting Dates
Services Dates
International Services  
  International Economy (formerly known as Surface Mail)
Monday 28 September All non-European destinations (except Canada, Far East, Middle East,
South Africa and the USA)
Tuesday 29 September Far and Middle East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)
Tuesday 13 October Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, USA
Tuesday 3 November Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey
Tuesday 17 November Western Europe
  International Standard (formerly Airmail) and all
International Tracking and Signature Services
(formerly Airsure® and International Signed For®)
Friday 4 December Africa, Middle East
Monday 7 December Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia
Tuesday 8 December Caribbean, Central & South America
Thursday 10 December Greece, Australia, New Zealand
Monday 14 December Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
Tuesday 15 December Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
Wednesday 16 December Austria, Iceland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain
Thursday 17 December France
Friday 18 December Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland
  Contract Surface Air Lift
Friday 13 November South America, Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Far East, New Zealand, Australia
Friday 20 November USA, Canada, Middle East
  International Standard HM Forces Mail -
British Forces Post Office® (BFPO)
Friday 27 November Operational BFPOs
Friday 11 December Static BFPOs
UK Services  
  UK Inland Services
Saturday 19 December 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For®
Monday 21 December 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For®
Wednesday 23 December

Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®



Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published