Christmas postage information

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Christmas postage information

Recommended Postage Dates Christmas 2019



These dates are the last recommended dates by Royal Mail to get your purchase in time for Christmas. Please bear in mind that they are not guaranteed (except next day by 1pm, in the UK).

We will send out your parcel on the same day you purchase it if it is paid for before 1pm UK time, so please bear this in mind if you purchase on the last day for your country/continent.

Be safe, though, and purchase your item as early as possible for it to be with you in time. We have an extended returns policy for you at the moment which runs until Christmas and gives you the chance to return your item in the month of January.

If you've bought something for Christmas and it doesn't fit or is unsuitable, we will accept your purchases from the 20th of November until Christmas eve for a refund or exchange throughout the whole of January, as long as the item is as it was when you bought it.

These are the recommended dates by Royal Mail:

For the UK:

18 December 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For®
20 December 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For®
23 December Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

For the rest of the world:

9 December Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far and Middle East
10 December Cyprus, Malta
11 December Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)
12 December Australia, Greece, New Zealand and Turkey
14 December Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
16 December Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
18 December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

We wish you a very happy Christmas and a brilliant new year!

Lots of love,

Katie and Peter and Poppie x