Christmas Last Postage Dates

Beat the festive rush and get your letters, cards and parcels in the post to ensure delivery before Christmas.

With global coronavirus restrictions likely to be in place over the festive season, it's never been more important to Shop Early, Send Early for Christmas, to ensure your cards and gifts reach family and friends in plenty of time.

All dates given are recommended by Royal Mail to guarantee delivery before Christmas but you may place orders anytime which will be dispatched the next working day.
Service  Last Recommended Posting Date Place order at Wings in the Night by:
1st Class  Monday 21st December 12 noon Monday 21st December
2nd Class  Friday 18th December 12 noon Friday 18th December
Royal Mail Special Delivery  Wednesday 23rd December 12 noon Wednesday 23rd December

MyHermes Courier

Friday 18th December 7pm Thursday 17th December

International Airmail

International trade has now been temporarily suspended due to a change in restrictions from Brexit, Postage will resume in the New Year.

Last Recommended Posting Date

Destination Place order at Wings in the Night by:
Friday 4 December Australia, New Zealand 12.00GMT Friday 8th December
Wednesday 9 December Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and
South America, Far and Middle East
12.00GMT Weds 9th December
Thursday 10 December Canada, Cyprus, Malta 12.00GMT Thurs 10th December
Friday 11 December Greece, Eastern Europe
(except Czech Republic, Poland and
Slovakia) and Turkey
12.00GMT Fri 11th December
Saturday 12 December Czech Republic, Finland,
Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
12.00GMT Fri 11th December
Wednesday 16 December Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,
12.00GMT Wed 16th December
Friday 18 December Belgium, France, Luxembourg 12.00GMT Fri 18th December

Please email us at: with any questions or queries about specific dates.