Xmas 2023

Contents



Inroduction
What's new?
Last posting date for Xmas
Last posting date for New Year
First delivery date for New Year
Office Opening Hours
Xmas posting schedule

1. Introduction



Find out everything you need to know to get your order delivered before Xmas or New Year, and how to access help and advice over the holiday season.

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2. What's new?



This is the first version of this article, so nothing to report just yet!

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3. Last posting date for Xmas



The last day of posting for Royal Mail Special Delivery is Thursday 21 December (for delivery on Friday 22 December), which means the last order date for standard delivery before Xmas is:

For Pay by Bank 12 noon on Thursday 21 December
For Pay by Card midnight on Wednesday 20 December

There is also a Saturday delivery on 23 December which means the last order date for the Saturday service is:

For Pay by Bank 12 noon on Friday 22 December
For Pay by Card midnight on Thursday 21 December

However, we strongly advise placing your order early to avoid the risk of delay at the busiest time of the year for Royal Mail.

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4. Last posting date for New Year



The last day of posting for Royal Mail Special Delivery is Thursday 28 December (for delivery on Friday 29 December), which means the last order date for standard delivery before New Year is:

For Pay by Bank 12 noon on Thursday 28 December
For Pay by Card midnight on Wednesday 27 December

There is also a Saturday delivery on 30 December which means the last order date for the Saturday service is:

For Pay by Bank 12 noon on Friday 29 December
For Pay by Card midnight on Thursday 28 December

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5. First delivery date for New Year



Normal service resumes on Tuesday 02 January 2024, which means that Wednesday 03 January is the first delivery date for orders placed in the New Year.

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6. Office Opening Hours



DateStatus
Fri 22 DecOpen 9am - 4pm
Sat 23 DecClosed
Sun 24 DecClosed
Mon 25 DecClosed (Xmas Day)
Tue 26 DecClosed (Boxing Day)
Wed 27 DecOpen 9am - 5pm
Thu 28 DecOpen 9am - 5pm
Fri 29 DecOpen 9am - 4pm
Sat 30 DecClosed
Sun 31 DecClosed
Mon 01 DecClosed (New Years Day)
Tue 02 DecOpen 9am - 5pm


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7. Xmas posting schedule



Delivery byPay by Bank cut-offPay by Card cut-off
Friday 22 DecThu 21 Dec noonWed 20 Dec midnight
Sat 23 DecFri 22 Dec noonThu 21 Dec midnight
Thu 28 DecWed 27 Dec noonTue 26 Dec midnight
Fri 29 DecThu 28 Dec noonWed 27 Dec midnight
Sat 30 DecFri 29 Dec noonThu 28 Dec midnight
Wed 03 JanTue 02 Jan noonMon 01 Jan midnight


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Updated on: 05/12/2023

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