Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020



Christmas operating hours

Wednesday 23rd December 2020   Normal service
Thursday 24th December 2020   No shipping
Friday 25th December 2020    No shipping
Monday 28th December 2020   No shipping
Tuesday 29th December 2020   Normal service
Wednesday 30th December 2020   Normal service
Thursday 31st December 2020   No shipping
Friday 1st January 2021   No shipping
Monday 4th January 2021   Normal service

Our last shipping day before Christmas will be Wednesday 23rd December. Order before 4pm to ensure it gets in the post before Christmas.

Orders placed after 4pm on Wednesday 23rd December will be posted on Tuesday 29th December. 

There will be no shipping on Thursday 31st December 2020 or Friday 1st January 2021 so orders placed after 4pm on Wednesday 30th December will be posted when normal shipping resumes on Monday 4th January 2021.

Christmas last posting dates

Place your order on or before the dates below, to guarantee we'll get it posted in time to meet Royal Mail's latest recommended Christmas 2020 posting dates.

Please be aware, although these are recommendations from Royal Mail, with the exception of the guaranteed UK services, they do not specifically guarantee packages posted before or on these dates will definitely arrive before Christmas and we urge you to order as early as you can.

See DHL Last posting dates


United Kingdom

Friday 18th December (before 4pm) - Saturday Guaranteed (no deliveries on the following Sunday as it's Boxing Day)
Monday 21st December(before 4pm) - 1st Class
Wednesday 23rd December (before 4pm) - Special Delivery Guaranteed



Thursday 3rd December- Australia, New Zealand

Tuesday 8th December- Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central & South America, Far and Middle East

Wednesday 9th December - Canada, Cyprus, Malta

Thursday 10th December - Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia), Greece, Turkey

Friday 11th December - Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA

Wednesday 16th December - Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Thursday 17th December - Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg


British Forces Post Office (BFPO)

Friday 27th November - Operational HM Forces

Friday 4th December - Static HM Forces


* Subject to the usual Royal mail Saturday Guaranteed delivery exclusions.

Also see:

Our current postal status 

Royal Mail Latest recommended Xmas 2020 Posting Dates