Christmas is coming so hopefully lots of lovely ‘snail mail’ or ‘squirrel mail’ Christmas cards will be fluttering through your letterbox anytime soon! If you’re sending a ‘little something’ to brighten up someone’s Christmas we don’t want you to miss those all important recommended delivery dates so here’s a few to pop in your diary.
If you’re sending cards overseas, you’ll need to drop them in the post box by:
Friday 4th December – Africa & Middle East
Monday 7th December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia)
Tuesday 8th December – Caribbean, Central & South America
Thursday 10th December – Greece, Australia & New Zealand
Monday 14th December – Czech Republic, Germany, Italy & Poland
Tuesday 15th December – Canada, Finland, Sweden & USA
Wednesday 16th December – Austria, Iceland, Ireland, Portugal & Spain
Thursday 17th December – France
Friday 18th December – Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia & Switzerland
If you’re sending to a loved one using British Forces Post Office:
Friday 27th November if you’re sending to an Operational BFPO
Friday 11th December if you’re sending to a Static BFPO.
Finally for cards nearer to home, make sure you’ve sent them by:
Saturday 19th December – for 2nd class post and Royal Mail signed for.
Monday 21st December – for 1st class post and Royal Mail signed for.
Wednesday 23rd December for Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed.
Get organised if you want to beat the Christmas rush and write your little lovelies soon!