Christmas Posting Dates for 2011
29th November 2011
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If you're anything like me and you put off writing your Christmas cards until the last minute, you might want to take a note of these dates to make sure that your cards and parcels to friends and family oversees and around the UK arrive before the big day:

UK Delivery
Wed 14th Dec - All Parcels (unless you pay more for Parcelforce Express)
Sat 17th Dec - Second Class Letters/cards
Tue 20th Dec - First Class Letters/cards
Thu 22nd Dec - Special Delivery (additional charge for guaranteed delivery on Saturday 23rd)

International Deliveries
Mon 5th Dec - Outside Europe/USA
Fri 9th Dec - Eastern Europe, Canada and the USA
Mon 12th Dec - Western Europe

Armed Forces Within UK        
Tue 20 Dec 11 - 1st Class       
Fri 16 Dec 11 - 2nd Class       

HM Ships (200 – 499)     
Fri 02 Dec 11 - 1st Class
Fri 02 Dec 11 - Surface          

UK to BFPO (excluding HM Ships, Op Herrick, Op Kipion & BFPO 622)
Thu 15 Dec 11

UK to Op Herrick, Op Kipion & BFPO 622
Fri 02 Dec 11

Worldwide Civilian Addresses Airmail
Mon 05 Dec 11 - South and Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, Far East (Except Japan), Asia, New Zealand and Australia

Fri 09 Dec 11 - United States of America, Canada, Japan and Eastern Europe -
Mon 12 Dec 11 - Western Europe

Hmmm, think it's time to get cracking and get my cards sorted...

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