If you’re buying online this year or posting your presents and cards to your friends or relatives make sure you check the last dates for posting.
Standard parcels is Thursday the 13th of December
Both the Royal Mail Standard 2nd Class and 2nd Class Recorded Delivery is the Tuesday the 18th of December 2012
The Royal Mail Standard 1st Class and 1st Class Recorded Delivery is Thursday the 20th of December 2012
Special Delivery is Friday the 21st of December 2012 with Saturday guaranteed.
For international dates check the Royal Mail website.
Parcelforce’s express48 last date is Thursday the 20th of December
UK Next Day is Thursday the 21st of December
Global Priority between the 13th and the 19th of December so please go to the Parcelforce site and check the destination for exact dates.
If you are booking for a collection make sure you do so 24 hours before the last posting date.
Some online retailers last posting dates vary so make sure you check each website before you buy.