UK Last Posting Dates 2017

1st Class Postage Stamp Christmas 2017

Image Credit:Royal Mail

Got Christmas cards or gifts to send to your loved ones abroad? Don't miss the post!

The design of the 2017 Christmas stamps were revealed on 11th July 2017.

The designs, ‘Santa Claus on his sleigh on a starry night’ by Ted Lewis-Clark, aged 10, and a pupil at Oakfield Academy in Frome, Somerset, and ‘Snow family’ by 9-year old Arwen Wilson, who goes to St Chad's Catholic Primary School in Dudley, West Midlands, were chosen from more than 200,000 entries.

They will be on sale from 7th November 2017.

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Last Posting Dates 2017

Last Posting Dates for Christmas 2017

United Kingdom

Special Delivery Thursday 21 December

1st Class Thursday 21 December

2nd Class Wednesday 20 December

Friday 22 December: Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed


Cyprus, Eastern Europe Wednesday 06 December

Greece Saturday 9th December

Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland Wednesday 13th December

Finland, Sweden Thursday 14th December

Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland Friday 15th December

Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg Saturday 16th December

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Air Mail

Africa and Middle East Saturday 02 December

Asia and Far East Wednesday 06 December

Caribbean, Central and South America Thursday 07 December

Australia, New Zealand Saturday 09 December

USA and Canada Thursday 14 December

Surface Mail

Wednesday 27 September: All non-European destinations except Middle East, South Africa, Far East, the USA, Canada

Thursday 28 September: Middle and Far East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)

Thursday 12 October: South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, the USA and Canada

Thursday 02 November: Eastern Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Malta and Iceland

Thursday 16 November: Western Europe

British Forces Post Office (BFPO)

Monday 27 November: Airmail to Operational BFPOs

Monday 11 December:  Airmail to Static BFPOs

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UK Last Posting Dates Christmas 2017
UK Last Posting Dates Christmas 2017
2nd Class Postage Stamp 2017

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