Our last posting dates for Christmas 2021

Our low prices offer great value for parcels up to 30kg anywhere in the UK. Whether you are sending or returning a parcel, we make it easy for you.

If you’re sending in the UK, these are our last posting dates for collection and drop off services. We’ll collect the parcel the day after you book online, or you can drop it at any Post Office for collection. We urge our customers to send as early as possible during this busy time of the year.

Key UK dates are:

Thursday 23 December (Next Day services)
Wednesday 22 December (Two Day services)

If you’re sending gifts overseas, our recommended send by dates for delivery by Christmas are shown below. Our overseas delivery partners will be delivering worldwide right up to Christmas Eve – and even on Christmas Day, in countries that don’t celebrate Christmas!

Key dates are below:

CHINA (The Peoples Republic Of)
10 December 2021
12 December 2021
06 December 2021

The specified last posting dates apply to parcels being dropped off at a Parcelforce Worldwide depot or at a Post Office. Parcels being collected from the sender's address must be booked a day earlier.

Last Posting Dates For Other Worldwide Parcels

When you need to send Christmas gifts to Albania, Zimbabwe or even further afield, our international courier services offer you fantastic flexibility when sending abroad.

To make sure you can plan ahead and get your parcels to friends and family around the world in time for Christmas, we've provided a list of Christmas posting dates for more than 220 countries and territories.

You can also download the complete list here

The 2021 Last Posting Dates are a guide only. They indicate the date by which parcels should be sent for delivery prior to Christmas and may be subject to change due to the impact of Covid-19. Please check senditnow.com/content/service-updates for the latest information.