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Postal Cut Off dates: Christmas 2023



Here's your handy guide to the last posting dates of the major carriers.

The dates have been pulled directly from the carrier's respective websites, so please do refer to them as well for all the latest info.


Important Reminder: don't  forget to set your Christmas order cut-off dates in your Yumbles shipping options to set customer expectations and to avoid disappointment. Find out how here.



Royal Mail: 

Monday 18 December 2nd Class
2nd Class Signed For
Royal Mail Tracked 48
Wednesday 20 December 1st Class
1st Class Signed For
Royal Mail Tracked 24
Thursday 21 December Special Delivery Guaranteed
Friday 22 December

Special Delivery Guaranteed
(Guaranteed Saturday delivery
for an extra fee)

Royal Mail's last postal dates >>



Tuesday 19 December Last day for courier collections
Wednesday 20 December Send a parcel Standard delivery from a ParcelShop or Evri Locker by 11am
Thursday 21 December Send a parcel Next Day delivery from a ParcelShop or Evri Locker by 11am

Evri's last postal dates >>


DPD + DPD Local:

Wednesday 20 December

DPD's last postal dates >>




Wednesday 20 December 2 day service
Thursday 21 December

Next day service

ParcelForce's last postal dates >>



Friday 18 December DHL Economy Select
Friday 22 December DHL Domestic Express

DHL's last postal dates >>

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