Royal Mail Christmas posting dates 2012

ROYAL Mail has announced its cut-off dates for posting letters and parcels to make sure they arrive in time for Christmas.

For second class, including Recorded Signed For Packetpost and Packetsort, it’s Tuesday, December 18th.

Items sent first class using the same services must be posted by Thursday, December 20, and the last day for Special Delivery is Saturday, December 22nd.

Contract business customers should ensure items using Business Mail (Sorted) Economy and Advertising Mail Economy are in the post no later than Friday, December 14.

The date for Second Class Business Mail (sorted or unsorted) is Tuesday, December 18, or Thursday, December 20, for first class services.

Publishing Mail Premium items can be posted right up until 1am on Friday, December 21.