The Post Office wants to help you get your cards and gifts to family and friends in good time for Christmas, so they have provided us with a handy list of last posting dates.
Asia, Far East, Japan, New Zealand - Wednesday 4th December
Australia - Thursday 5th December
Africa, Caribbean, Central & South America, Middle East - Friday 6th December
Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Turkey - Monday 9th December
Canada, France, Greece, Poland - Tuesday 10th December
USA - Friday 13th December
Western Europe (excluding France, Greece, Poland) - Saturday 14th December
HM Forces Mail - British Forces Post Office (BFPO) Airmail to Operational BFPOs - Monday 29th November
Airmail to Static BFPOs - Friday 13th December
Sending in the UK
2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For - Wednesday 18th December
1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For - Friday 20th December
Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed - Monday 23rd December
To make Christmas 2013 with the Post Office a little easier they’ve also created a simple festive reminder service. Simply let them know where you’ll be sending your items to and they’ll let you know when it’s time to post them.