Last posting days for Royal Mail Christmas 2022


  • Friday 16th December – Royal Mail Bilk Mail Economy
  • Monday 19th December – 2nd Class and Tracked 48
  • Wednesday 21st December – First Class and Tracked 24
  • Thursday 22nd December – Special Delivery
  • Friday 23rd December – Saturday Special Delivery

Internationally Economy

  • Monday 12th September – All Non-EU Except below
  • Friday 14th September –Far and Middle East, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa.
  • Monday 31st October – USA and Canada.
  • Friday 25th November Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Iceland, Malta, Greece, Turkey and Iceland.
  • Monday 28h November- Western Europe

International Tracked and signed


  • Friday 7th October – British Virgin Islands, Dominica and Anguilla.
  • Thursday 1st December Australia and New Zealand
  • Friday 2nd December – China
  • Monday 5th December – All remaining Caribbean Destinations
  • Wednesday 7th December – Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Far and Middle East.
  • Thursday 8th December – Cyprus, Greece, Malta eastern Europe Except Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Turkey.
  • Saturday 10th December – Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden and USA
  • Monday 12th December – Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.
  • Monday 13th December – Belgium, France and Luxemburg


HM Forces Mail British Forces Post Office (BFPO)


  • Friday 2nd December – Operational H M Forces
  • Friday 2nd December – Static HM Forces


More Information can found be found on the link below:


There is also Strike action Planned for the dated below

  • Processing, distribution, international, collections and admin workers: Thursday 3, Wednesday 9, Tuesday 15, Thursday 24 November and Thursday 1 December
  • Delivery workers: Friday 4, Thursday 10, Wednesday 16, Friday 25 November and Friday 2 December
  • Network workers: Wednesday 2, Tuesday 8, Monday 14, Wednesday 23 and Wednesday 30 November

Expect Delays in the postal Delays during this Time.