Royal Mail Christmas post dates: the last day to post 2nd Class deliveries is TODAY!

Heed these Royal Mail Christmas post dates to beat the festive rush and ensure your Christmas deliveries arrive on time – the last date to send 2nd Class items is TODAY!

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Yet to send your Christmas cards? Check these Royal Mail Christmas post dates to ensure you're not too late already. If you're hoping to catch 2nd Class delivery should grab their coat and head to their local post office today, while anyone with 1st Class, 1st Class Signed for and Special Delivery packages or letters to send can relax for a few more days.

For specific dates, keep scrolling. Head to our Christmas posting dates page for last delivery information from all your favourite retailers. 

Royal Mail Christmas post dates:

These are the Royal Mail Christmas post dates:

  • Royal Mail 2nd Class & 2nd Class Signed For: Wednesday 18th December
  • Royal Mail 1st Class 1st Class & 1st Class signed For: Friday 20th December
  • Royal Mail Tracked 24*: Saturday 21st December
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery: Monday 23rd December