CHRISTMAS is fast approaching and Royal Mail have urged those wishing to send cards or gifts to loved ones across the globe to act fast.
The postal service has released their recommended post dates to ensure that your intended receiver gets their parcel in time for the big day – which is now 43 days away.
They released the following guide:
Recommended Posting Dates:
Monday 9 December Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far and Middle East
Tuesday 10 December Cyprus, Malta
Wednesday 11 December Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia
Thursday 12 December Australia, Greece, New Zealand and Turkey
Saturday 14 December Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
Monday 16 December Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Wednesday 18 December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
UK Inland Services
Wednesday 18 December 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For
Friday 20 December 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For
Saturday 21 December Royal Mail Tracked
Monday 23 December Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed