Belfast Telegraph

Christmas posting dates

Royal Mail is reminding customers to make a note of this year’s latest recommended posting dates for Christmas mail.

UK mail — Tuesday, December 21 for 1st class mail.

Saturday, December 18 for 2nd Class mail.

Thursday, December 23 for Special Delivery items.

International mail — Monday, December 6 for mail to South and Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, Far East (except Japan), Asia, New Zealand and Australia

Friday, December 10 for mail to Japan, USA, Canada and Eastern Europe:

Monday, December 13 for mail to Western Europe.

To help ensure cards and presents arrive safely and on time, senders should remember to write the address and clearly include a return address, ensure the items are properly wrapped and affix the correct postage. To ensure you’re using the correct postcode, visit

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