Yes – I know – seems a bit early, but in actual fact several latest recommended posting dates for International Economy (surface mail) have already passed.
To be sure you (and your business) don’t get caught out, then the key remaining dates are listed below:
Thursday, November 3 - Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta, Iceland
Thursday, November 17 - Western Europe
Other non-European economy dates have already passed (including the cut-off for US deliveries (which was 13th October).
Saturday, December 3 - Africa, Middle East
Wednesday, December 7 - Cyprus, Asia, Far East (including Japan), Eastern Europe
Thursday, December 8 - Caribbean, Central and South America
Saturday, December 10 - Greece, Australia, New Zealand
Wednesday, December 14 - Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
Thursday, December 15 - Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
Friday, December 16 - Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Saturday, December 17 - Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
Tuesday, December 20 - 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For
Wednesday, December 21 - 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For
Thursday, December 22 - Special Delivery Guaranteed
Friday, December 23 - Special Delivery Guaranteed with Saturday delivery
Some exceptions apply to the Special Delivery Guaranteed with Saturday Delivery option, so visit the Royal Mail website or ask in your local Post Office for details.
Wednesday, December 21 - Royal Mail Tracked 48
Thursday, December 22 - Royal Mail Tracked 24
Monday, November 28 - Airmail to Operational HM Forces mail
Monday, December 12 - Airmail to static HM Forces mail
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