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Christmas Recommended Posting Dates 2018

All businesses will know, Christmas can be the busiest time of year. This is very true for Mailcoms and as such we know it is very important to be on top of the mail you send nationally and internationally when franking with your franking machine.

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Getting your post out the door on time for Christmas is vital so below you will be able to find the latest information to make this Christmas the best one yet for your business.

View the international & UK’s latest recommended Christmas posting dates for 2018 as well as the Royal Mail’s latest Christmas Deliveries and collection dates.

UK Latest Recommended Posting Dates 2018

Be on top of all outgoing mail over the festive period and ensure all your mail is in the post and delivered on time.

Date

Mail Class

Tuesday 18th December

– 2nd Class

– Royal Mail Signed For® 2nd Class

Thursday 20th December

1st Class

Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class

Royal Mail Tracked 48®*

Friday 21st December

– Royal Mail Tracked 24®*

Saturday 22nd December

Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

*Royal Mail Tracked 24 and Royal Mail Tracked 48 services are unavailable to purchase at Post Office® branches.

Download a PDF directly from the Royal Mail to find out more: English version & Cymraeg

International Latest Recommended Posting Dates 2018

Be on top of all outgoing mail going internationally over the festive period and ensure all your mail is in the post and delivered on time.

Download a PDF directly from the Royal Mail for a complete country list guide: English version & Cymraeg

Royal Mail Christmas Deliveries & Collections

Download a PDF directly from the Royal Mail for a complete delivery and collection calendar guide: English version & Cymraeg

Booking A Collection At Christmas

Between Monday 17th December and Friday 28th December all collections made by the Royal Mail must be previously booked. They will not be able to offer any ‘one-off’ or ‘single business’ collections on Christmas or New Year’s Eve.

Closing At Christmas

Many businesses decide to close at Christmas, but not to worry! The Royal Mail can take care of your post for you with their Keepsafe service, only available at the Royal Mail. Find out more about Keepsafe™ here: https://www.royalmail.com/personal/receiving-mail/keepsafe



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