Christmas Delivery & Last Post for Christmas 2023
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Christmas Delivery & Last Post for Christmas 2023

17 November 2023
Last delivery dates for Christmas

While Santa breezes through his Christmas shopping in a single night, the rest of us mere mortals are often left in a festive frenzy. Not this year! Avoid the Christmas Eve panic with our guide to the key dates for last orders and post in 2023.

As we embrace the holiday season, the jingle of shopping bags and the warmth of festive activities fill the air. Thanks to online shopping, the gift-buying process has become more convenient, but beware—the last order dates for guaranteed Christmas delivery can sneak up, with some as early as the 18th! Stay ahead of the seasonal rush with our guide to the last order dates for your fave brands and the last day for Christmas post.

Christmas delivery dates 2023

Get ready to sleigh your holiday shopping! The last order dates for Christmas 2023 can be as early as 18 December, so you'll need to get your skates on and plan accordingly. Our guide covers the last order dates for your favourite shops to ensure arrival by 25 December.

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Before you hit that 'checkout' button, check the estimated delivery date on the website as the arrival time may vary depending on the specific product you're eyeing. If you're ordering at the last minute, click and collect could be a cheaper option to guarantee delivery by Christmas.

Last day for Christmas post 2023

With Christmas Day landing on a Monday in 2023, our weekend post window is a tad snug. This means the last 2nd class post for Christmas 2023 is actually as early as 18 December. To ensure your festive greetings make it on time, take note of the last posting dates for Royal Mail and Evri below.

Royal Mail Christmas posting dates 2023

Don’t risk landing on someone’s naughty list! Royal Mail has unveiled its final postage dates for 2023. Ensure your Christmas cards and gifts reach your loved ones in time by sending them on or before the last dates for Christmas post:

Royal Mail Postage Type

Last Postage Date
  • 2nd Class
  • 2nd Class Signed For
  • Royal Mail Tracked 48 (online only)
Monday, 18 December 2023
  • 1st Class
  • 1st Class Signed For
  • Royal Mail Tracked 24 (online only)
Wednesday, 20 December 2023
  • Special Delivery Guaranteed
Thursday, 21 December 2023
  • Special Delivery Guaranteed by Saturday
Friday, 22 December 2023

While you have until 22 December to get your post delivered in time for the big day, waiting until the eleventh hour makes it the most expensive option. To save some extra holiday cash, it's best to beat the rush and send your Christmas parcels as early as possible.

Evri Christmas delivery dates 2023

Evri follows a Christmas delivery schedule similar to Royal Mail, so it's essential to plan your gift-giving wisely. The deadline for sending your presents for Christmas 2023 is 21 December, but keep in mind that this option will likely incur higher costs.

Evri Postage Type

Last Postage Date
Courier Collection Thursday, 19 December 2023
Standard Delivery from a ParcelShop or Evri locker Wednesday, 20 December (before 11am)
Next-day Delivery from a ParcelShop or Evri locker Thursday, 21 December (before 11am)

Although your parcels will still arrive on time if you send them on 21 December, don't forget to drop them off before 11am to guarantee that they'll arrive in time for Christmas!

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