Christmas 2016: Last Recommended Posting Dates

Happy Holidays!

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a raving new year!

Below are the Royal Mail’s reccomended last postage deadlines, please allow one extra working day from the below dates for us to pack and despatch your orders.

Latest Recommended Posting Dates
Services Dates
International Services
International Economy (formerly known as Surface Mail)
Wednesday 28 September All non-European destinations (except Middle East,
South Africa, Far East,the USA and Canada)
Thursday 29 September Middle and Far East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)
Thursday 13 October South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA and Canada
Thursday 3 November Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta and Iceland
Thursday 17 November Western Europe
International Standard (formerly Airmail) and all
International Tracking and Signature Services
(formerly Airsure® and International Signed For®)
Saturday 3 December Africa, Middle East
Wednesday 7 December Cyprus, Asia, Far East (including Japan), Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia), Turkey, Malta
Thursday 8 December Caribbean, Central & South America
Saturday 10 December Greece, Australia, New Zealand
Wednesday 14 December Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
Thursday 15 December Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
Friday 16 December Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Saturday 17 December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
Contract Surface Air Lift
Friday 11 November South America, Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Far East, New Zealand, Australia
Friday 18 November USA, Canada, Middle East
International Standard HM Forces Mail –
British Forces Post Office® (BFPO)
Monday 28 November Airmail to Operational BFPOs
Monday 12 December Airmail to Static BFPOs
UK Services
UK Inland Services
Tuesday 20 December 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For®
Wednesday 21 December 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For®
Thursday 22 December Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®
Friday 23 December Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed

Massive love from the Rainbow-FX Team!