Christmas 2021 – Last Order Dates

The following dates are a guide based on advice from our carriers. Please order as early as possible to avoid disappointment and before midday (GMT) on the dates listed. If you order after these dates we will still send items, but they are less likely to arrive before Christmas.

We do try to update order statuses as quickly as possible. In busy times there can be a short delay. If you have received an order confirmation email rest assured your order will be processed and despatched as soon as possible. 

United Kingdom

Last order date*Delivery service
Tuesday 21 DecemberFree delivery (Royal Mail 1st Class)
Wednesday 22 DecemberSpecial Delivery
Wednesday 22 DecemberCourier (1-2 days)
*Place order before midday on date listed.

International Economy

Once posting dates for International Economy have passed, if you require pre-Christmas delivery please look at International Standard instead.

Last order date*Destination
Monday 13 SeptemberAll non-European destinations (except South Africa, Canada, Middle and Far East, USA)NOW PASSED
Friday 15 OctoberMiddle and Far East, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa
Monday 1 NovemberCanada and USA
Friday 26 NovemberCyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey
Monday 29 NovemberWestern Europe
*Place order before midday on date listed.

International Standard

Last order date*

Destination
Wednesday 1 DecemberCaribbean
Monday 6 DecemberAustralia, New Zealand
Wednesday 8 DecemberAfrica, Central and South America, Asia, Far and Middle East
Friday 10 DecemberCyprus, Malta, Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia), Turkey
Monday 13 DecemberCanada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
Thursday 16 DecemberAustria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Saturday 18 DecemberBelgium, France, Luxembourg
*Place order before midday on date listed

International Courier Services

Last order dateDestination
Thursday 17 DecemberUSA
Sunday 20 DecemberEurope

International HM Forces Mail

Last order date*Destination
Monday 29 NovemberAirmail to Operational HM Forces
Monday 6 DecemberAirmail to Static HM Forces
*Place order before midday on date listed