Christmas Postage: Deadline fast approaches!

Yes, December is really here and before you know it Santa will be squeezing down the chimney to deposit oodles of lovely tanks onto your painting desk, at least he will if you or your loved ones order asap! So to guarantee your hobby needs will be fulfilled and despatched in time for Christmas here are your festive deadlines:
The 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.