Last Christmas 2015 Royal Mail Posting Dates

Royal Mail have announced the last recommended posting dates for Christmas 2015. Whilst your courier might have later collection times, it’s likely that you’ll want to get all of your outgoing shipments out by the Wednesday the 23rd as Christmas Day falls on a Friday this year.

Shipments on Wednesday will rely on your customer being at home on the 24th when the courier or Royal Mail call so any late shoppers really will be leaving it to the last minute if they purchase for shipment on the 23rd.

Last Christmas 2015 Posting Dates, Inland Mail

2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For

Saturday 19 December

1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For

Monday 21 December

Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed

Wednesday 23 December

International Standard HM Forces Mail – British Forces Post Office (BFPO)

Operational BFPOs

Friday 27 November

Static BFPOs

Friday 11 December

International Standard International Tracking and Signature Services

Africa, Middle East

Friday 4 December

Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia

Monday 7 December

Caribbean, Central & South America

Tuesday 8 December

Greece, Australia, New Zealand

Thursday 10 December

Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland

Monday 14 December

Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA

Tuesday 15 December

Austria, Iceland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain

Wednesday 16 December


Thursday 17 December

Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland

Friday 18 December

International Economy

All non-European destinations (except Canada, Far East, Middle East, South Africa and the USA)

Monday 28 September

Far and Middle East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)

Tuesday 29 September

Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, USA

Tuesday 13 October

Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey

Tuesday 3 November

Western Europe

Tuesday 17 November