Last year it was estimated that more than 900 million Christmas cards were sent in the UK. But in order to make sure your card gets in on time, the Post Office has issued its latest recommended posting dates before Christmas.
Latest recommended posting dates for Christmas
|2nd Class||1st Class||Royal Mail|
|18 Dec||20 Dec||21 Dec||23 Dec|
Popular international destinations
|Country||Royal Mail International|
Standard and Royal Mail
International tracked and
|Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far East and Middle East||9 Dec|
|Cyprus, Malta||10 Dec|
|Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia)||11 Dec|
|Australia, Greece, New Zealand, Turkey||12 Dec|
|Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA||14 Dec|
|Central and Western Europe, including; Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland||16 Dec|
|Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg||18 Dec|
For any destination not listed or for more information please visit the Post Office website.