Dare we mention Christmas is now just around the corner! Hopefully lots of lovely ‘snail mail’ Christmas cards will be fluttering through your letterbox soon!
If you’re sending a card or gift to give a little love or to brighten up someone’s Christmas, don’t miss those all important delivery deadline dates. 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:
Sunday 3rd December – Africa & Middle East
Wednesday 7th December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia)
Thursday 8th December – Caribbean, Central & South America
Saturday 10th December – Greece, Australia & New Zealand
Wednesday 14th December – Czech Republic, Germany, Italy & Poland
Thursday 15th December – Canada, Finland, Sweden & USA
Friday 16th December – Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain & Switzerland
Saturday 17th December – Belgium, France, Ireland & Luxembourg
If you’re sending to a loved one using British Forces Post Office:
Monday 28th November – Airmail to Operational BFPO’s
Monday 12th December – Airmail to Static BFPO’s
Finally for cards nearer to home, make sure you’ve sent all UK inland mail by:
Tuesday 20th December – for 2nd class post and Royal Mail signed for
Wednesday 21st December – for 1st class post and Royal Mail signed for
Thursday 22nd December – for Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed
Friday 23rd December – Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed
Get organised if you want to beat the Christmas rush and write your little lovelies soon!
If you’re sending a letter to Santa, send it NOW…..TODAY….the more time he has the better!