Last Recommended Posting 2018

As the end of 2018 grows near, we remind you that latest recommended posting dates apply to all and if you want a present for friend, family or self, you’ll need to plan ahead.

International Post

As a general guide, consider the dates and countries for International Standard services:

Tue 4 December Africa, Middle East
Fri 7 December Cyprus, Malta, Asia, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Sat 8 December Caribbean, Central and South America
Mon 10 December Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand
Fri 14 December Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland and USA
Sat 15 December Finland, Sweden
Mon 17 December Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Tue 18 December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

It’s worth checking out the complete list of last posting dates on the Royal Mail web site.

UK Post

For the United Kingdom, Thursday 20 December will be last posting date for 1st Class , Royal Mail Tracked 48 and Royal Mail Signed For 1st Class. Keep that in mind – and that this will only work for In Stock items. Taking things down to the wire, we cannot guarantee against disappointment – we’ll make best endeavours to get gifts to you before Christmas, but that’s all we can offer as once we post anything it’s out of our hands.

You can find the longer list of options on the latest recommended posting dates for the UK on the Royal Mail web site.

We always post in good time using suitable packaging. If you need insurance, remember to ask and we will charge accordingly.


If you’re in any doubt and would rather pick up presents yourself, consider making your way to London and see us at our Dragonmeet convention stall. The event will take place on 1st December at Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London.

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