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UK Postal Deadlines for Xmas 2018
Make sure you don't miss the last date to post items from the UK to the USA

Published on December 4, 2018


If you're spending the Holidays in the UK and preparing to send gifts or cards back to the US for friends or family, here are some of the postal deadlines you need to be aware of. Remember, though these are recommended deadlines, it's always best to post your parcels as soon as you can to avoid the festive rush.

Recommended Delivery Dates for UK to USA & Canada:

Royal Mail / Post Office: International Standard & International Tracking and Signature Services: Friday 14 December 2018

Parcelforce: globalexpress Service: Monday 17 December 2018

Recommended Delivery Dates for UK to UK:

Royal Mail / Post Office: 2nd Class / Royal Mail Signed For 2nd Class: Tuesday 18 December 2018

Royal Mail / Post Office: 1st Class / Royal Mail Signed For 1st Class: Thursday 20 December 2018

Royal Mail / Post Office: Royal Mail Tracked 24: Friday 21 December 2018

Royal Mail / Post Office: Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed: Saturday 22 December 2018

Sources: https://www.royalmail.com/christmas/last-posting-dates/
https://www.parcelforce.com/sending-parcel/last-posting-dates

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