Its nearly that time of year again… we’re all getting our Christmas card lists ready to send to our friends and family all around the world.

We’ve put together a quick guide to the last postage dates for Ireland, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, Europe, United States and the Rest of the World.

Now you have no excuse…

Republic of Ireland Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels December 21, 2016
Registered Post December 21, 2016
Express Post December 22, 2016
Northern Ireland Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels December 20, 2016
Registered Post December 20, 2016
Express Post December 21, 2016
Great Britain Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels December 19, 2016
Registered Post December 19, 2016
International Courier Service* December 21, 2016
Europe Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters December 19, 2016
Standard Post Parcels December 13, 2016
Registered Post December 19, 2016
International Courier Service* December 21, 2016
Rest of the World Last Posting Date
Standard Post Letters & Parcels December 7, 2016
Registered Post December 7, 2016
International Courier Service* December 16, 2016

International mail delivery times are estimates and subject to local postal operator delays.

Customers should note that there will be no mail collection on December 24th. There will be no mail delivery or collection on December 28th.

* International Courier Service is only available at selected Post Office. For further information, please visit www.anpost.ie/internationalcourier

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