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Xmas posting dates 2021

We deliver our orders using the First Class Royal Mail within the UK and International Standard (Airmail) overseas and we process and despatch orders on the working day after they are placed on our web site. Based on the last posting dates advised by the carriers, these are the last order dates for various areas:

PLEASE NOTE: These are based on the recommended last dates from the Royal Mail website but we would recommend placing your order well ahead of these dates if possible to avoid disappointment.

Please order as early as possible to ensure you receive your orders at this busy time of year for the postal services.

Christmas GiftIf you want us to send an order direct to someone else and include a compliment slip with your name and message – We can do that!


Area Last dates for orders to be completed on our website for delivery before Christmas Day 2021 (Royal Mail recommendations – we cannot guarantee their service)
United Kingdom Second Class 09.00 am UK time on Friday 17th December
First Class 09.00 am UK time on Tuesday 21st December
DPD Courier with extra charge, 09.00am UK time on Wednesday 22nd December
Western Europe 09.00 am UK time on Thursday 16th December
USA, Canada 09.00 am UK time Friday 10th December
Fedex courier delivery for USA/ Canada with additional charge – 09.00 am UK time Friday 17th December
Eastern Europe, Turkey, Cyprus, Finland, Malta 09.00 am UK time Friday 10th December
Australia, New Zealand, Greece, Italy, Portugal

Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Far and Middle East + Other countries not listed above

09.00 am UK time Monday 6th December


09.00 am UK time Wednesday 8th December

You can see full details in this Royal Mail document:

We will continue despatching orders until Friday 24th December so all orders placed on our website up to 09:00 AM UK time on 24th December will be despatched before our Christmas break, but we cannot guarantee delivery before Christmas. We will be working on the morning of Friday 31 December to send out orders placed over Christmas (Royal Mail usually collect about 10.00 a.m. that day) then the next despatch day will be Mon 3rd January 2022.

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