Christmas Last Posting Dates 2022

If you are an account customer please click here for account last posting dates.


Please find below our Non-account customer Last Posting Dates covering the festive period. This includes our UK services and a full country listing for our international services.

Christmas Eve falls on a Saturday this year and our drivers will be working hard to deliver every parcel in time for Christmas. For delivery by Christmas Day in the UK, the last posting dates are:

  • Next day services: Thursday 22nd Dec
  • Two-day services: Wednesday 21st Dec

The earlier you send the better, but make sure you send them by our Last Posting Dates. Dates vary depending on the destination and service, for UK services extended delivery times exist for outlying areas. Please see here for more information.

For the latest updates on planned Industrial Action please visit our Industrial relations page.

Download the complete list for all our UK and international last posting dates by country. (Last updated 30 November 2022)

Sending a Christmas gift to a friend or loved one? Please continue to refer to our Last Posting Dates and live service updates as some dates have changed to accommodate the disruption due to recent CWU industrial action. We recommend you post as early as possible to ensure your Christmas letters and parcels reach their destination in good time

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


Please allow extra time for delivery

We are expecting increased volumes over the Christmas period, please try to send your parcels as early as possible to ensure they arrive in time for Christmas.

The latest service updates can be found here:

Please ensure you that provide complete and accurate customs data when sending your items. Missing or incomplete data may lead to items being delayed or returned.

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