Christmas Postage Dates 2015

Yes, that time of year is fast approaching and we want to keep you up to date on when you need to have your orders in to us to guarantee they will be despatched in time for Christmas.
1940s SantaThe dates given below are the dates Royal Mail have given us to ‘guarantee’ delivery by Christmas. You can, of course, order after these dates but you may not receive your goodies by the Big Day!

Standard Shipping (Airmail)

Tuesday 1st December – South Africa, Middle East

Thursday 3rd December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia, Caribbean, Central & South America

Monday 7th December – Greece, Australia, New Zealand

Thursday 10th December – Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA

Monday 14th December – Austria, Iceland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain

Tuesday 15th December – France

Wednesday 16th December – Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland

UK Inland Services

Wednesday 16th December – 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For®

Thursday 17th December – 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For®

Friday 18th December – Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®


Courier In Time for Christmas

Missed the Christmas posting deadlines?

Select Courier Shipping when you check out at an extra charge, and your parcel will arrive much faster – we prioritise sending out these orders and shipping time is, for example, 1-2 days in the UK, 2-3 days to USA and Canada and 3-4 days to Australia.

If you’re in doubt as to whether you still have time to order – please send us an email to and we will advise you on the available options.

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