International Bank Holidays

Please be aware that when there are International Bank Holidays, there may be a risk of delays in delivery to the destination country. 

You can download a PDF version of the public holidays associated with key parcel destinations in 2019 by clicking here

Please note: Channel Islands share the same holidays as those in England and Wales [details can be found here: www.parcelforce.com/help-and-advice/sending/public-holidays] with a few exceptions as shown below;

Jersey & Guernsey

  • 09 May - Liberation Day is a local public holiday to both islands (not Alderney and Sark)
  • 26 Aug - Late Summer Bank Holiday

Alderney

  • 05 Aug - Late Summer Bank Holiday - therefore 26 Aug (public holiday across all of UK) on Alderney is a normal working day.
  • 15 Dec - Homecoming Day is a local public holiday for Alderney only

Sark

  • 10 May - Liberation Day is a local public holiday for Sark only.
  • 26 Aug - Late Summer Bank Holiday