Last Posting Dates 2021

Last Posting Dates

Make sure you get all of your letters and parcels sent and delivered in time for Christmas 2021 with Parcel2Go!

We’ve been working hard with our couriers to provide you with the most up-to-date information on UK and International last posting dates - see the handy tables below!

Useful Links

To check the status of your parcel, tracking updates can be viewed here
Keep an eye out for the latest courier and service information regarding the last posting dates.
If you need to contact us, you can do so via our Help Centre.
You can view our Christmas opening hours at the bottom of this page.
P2G Top Tips:
We will continue to update the information on this page regularly throughout the Christmas period.

Last Posting Dates in the UK

Organising posting in time for Christmas can be stressful – if you haven't been able to send your parcels and packages yet, we offer a range of next day, express and other timed delivery services in the weeks running up to the end of the year.

P2G Top Tips:

If you're looking for urgent parcel delivery in the run up to the festive period, we advise using couriers such as UPS, DPD and FedEx, to get your parcel delivered in 1-3 days

Recommended International Posting Dates

If you’re interested in booking an international shipping service at the cheapest postage rates, you’re in the right place! Please familiarise yourself with our recommended posting dates for our international destinations. These can be viewed in the table above.

In general, we advise you to send at least one month in advance of Christmas to ensure your international shipping gets to its destination on time.

Notice on International Shipping

Ongoing COVID restrictions, Post Brexit regulations for international sending, reduced air and freight capacity, high booking volumes and winter weather conditions are all impacting courier transportation and local delivery across the globe, so please book your international shipping one month in advance.

Preparing Your Post

Getting your parcels to their destination safely and on time is our top priorty.
Find these handy guides below to help you get your post to their destination on time this Christmas.

Packaging Your Items

Make sure your xmas post is packaged correctly to avoid damage.

Enter the Correct Delivery Details

Be sure to label your parcel clearly; including postcode and a return address.

Get Your Postage Right

The cost of postage depends on the size of your item, so check the size and weight before you post.

Use Collection & Avoid the Queues

If you're in a rush to post a parcel in time for Christmas, avoid the queues and delays by using one of our collection services.

Unlike with drop-off services, there's no need to leave the house or the office to have your parcel dispatched.

Stay in the warmth this Christmas and book a parcel collection for the last post of 2021.

Top Tips for Posting Before Going Away

If you're planning on being away for the festive period and in a rush to send your last post, there are a few choices for you:

Use an Express service to guarantee that your parcels get to their destination by the next day.
To save time, you can drop off your parcel at a number of locations throughout the UK before you go away.
Rebook your collection if you're going to miss your parcel delivery for the last posting dates.

Live Help Opening Hours

Christmas Eve Close at 14:00
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
Monday 27th December Closed
Tuesday 28th December 09:00 - 17:00
Wedenesday 29th December Open at 07:00 - 24hours
Thursday 30th December Regular 24 hour service
New Years Eve Close at 17:00
New Years Day Closed
Sunday 2nd January 09:00 - 17:00

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