Royal Mail’s latest recommended posting dates for delivery in the UK in 2018 are:
Tuesday, December 18 for second class mail
Thursday, December 20 for first class mail
Saturday, December 22 for special delivery
When will Royal Mail not deliver post?
There will be no delivery and collection service from Christmas Eve through to Boxing day, however normal service will resume on Thursday December 27.
On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day there will be no deliveries or collections. In Scotland, January 2 is a bank holiday so there will be no deliveries or collections north of the border.
If you want to reach the rest of the world using the International Standard (formerly known as Airmail) service these are the latest recommended posting dates for your diary:
Tuesday, December 4 for Africa and the Middle East
Friday, December 7 for Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Malta and Eastern Europe (ex Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Saturday, December 8 for the Caribbean and Central & South America
Monday, December 10 for Greece, Turkey, Australia and New Zealand
Friday, December 14 for the Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, Canada and USA
Saturday, December 15 for Finland and Sweden
Monday, December 17 for Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Portugal, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland and Spain
Tuesday, December 18 for Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
The last dates for International Standard HM Forces Mail for British Forces Post Offices (BFPOs) are Monday, November 26 for operational BFPOs, and Friday, December 14 for static BFPOs.
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