If you’re lucky enough to have family and friends that live abroad, you’ll need to be that little bit more organised at Christmas to ensure your card arrives before the big day. But with the cut-off date being different for each country, it’s easy to forget when your cards need to be sent.
But don’t worry! We’re on a mission to help you get all your Christmas to dos done, so we’ve pulled together the last recommended posting dates to help prevent cards arriving well into the New Year.
So if you haven’t already – it’s time to write your Christmas card list!
There’s no better way to say ‘Merry Christmas’ than with a Wilko Christmas card. We’ve got a fantastic new range of cards in traditional and trendy designs, and with a 3 for 2 mix & match offer across all our cards, you can share season’s greetings with all your family and friends.
We’ve got such a wide range, we simply couldn’t shout about all of them; however here are a few of our favourites:
• Square Santa Christmas Cards 15 Pack
• Luxury Santa & Reindeer Cards (assorted) 16 Pack
• Square Polar Bear Cards 15 Pack
• Kids Bubble Text Cards 20 Pack
• Square Merry & Bright Stag Cards 15 Pack
• Square Photographic Stag & Owl Cards 15 Pack
• Square Nativity Scene Cards 15 Pack
Click here to shop the full range, or pop into your local Wilko store.
Now you’ve got those cards sorted, here’s the list of latest recommended UK and international posting dates:
Saturday 19th December – 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For
Monday 21st December – 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For
Wednesday 23rd December – Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed
International Economy (formerly known as Surface Mail)
Tuesday 3rd November – Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey
Tuesday 17th November – Western Europe
Unfortunately it’s already too late to ensure International Economy gets to Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Central & South America, New Zealand, the Far & Middle East, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore and the USA. If you post these now, there’s no guarantee they’ll make it by Christmas. Why not send them using International Standard (Airmail) instead? See below for the last posting dates:
International Standard (formerly Airmail) and all International Tracking and Signature Services
Friday 4th December – Africa, Middle East
Monday 7th December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (excluding Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Tuesday 8th December – Caribbean, Central & South America
Thursday 10th December – Greece, Australia, New Zealand
Monday 14th December – Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
Tuesday 15th December – Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
Wednesday 16th December – Austria, Iceland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain
Thursday 17th December – France
Friday 18th December – Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Switzerland
For more information on postage, visit Royal Mail’s Christmas 2015 page.