At this busy time of year Royal Mail and overseas postal services can take longer to deliver parcels than normal. Please give your packages extra time to arrive, but feel free to contact us if you have any concerns.

Royal Mail have released the recommended last posting dates for this Christmas as detailed below. Orders placed after midday UK time on these dates are unlikely to reach you by Christmas. During the Christmas period deliveries may take longer than you are used to at other times of the year. We aim to dispatch quickly, but unfortunately cannot control how long the postal services take to deliver - so we recommend ordering as early as possible!

Order by UK midday
Destination / Service
Tue 4 Dec Africa, Middle East
Fri 7 Dec Asia, Central & South America, Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Far East, Malta
Mon 10 Dec Australia, Greece, New Zealand, Turkey
Fri 14 Dec Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
Mon 17 Dec Rest of Europe not covered above
Tue 18 Dec UK - Royal Mail 48® / 2nd Class
Thu 20 Dec UK - Royal Mail 24® / 1st Class
UK - Royal Mail Tracked 48®
Fri 21 Dec UK - Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®
UK - Royal Mail Tracked 24®

For more information see http://www.royalmail.com/greetings