Royal Mail at Christmas

Last posting dates, Christmas gift ideas and more

Royal Mail at Christmas

Last posting dates, Christmas gift ideas and more

As Christmas approaches, there are plenty of things to look forward to, but there's also lots of planning that needs to take place.

Whether you are one of the millions of people who do their shopping online for gifts, or send Christmas cards to brighten up someone’s festive season, we’re ready to help with your Christmas preparations.

From Christmas posting dates to cards and gift ideas, you'll find everything you need here to help you deliver the perfect Christmas; because we know Santa isn’t the only busy person this time of year.

Make this Christmas a cracker

Everything you need for Christmas 2023 from Royal Mail: 

•  The latest posting dates
•  Christmas stamps
•  Deliveries and collections
•  Seasonal job opportunities, and
•  How to send your letters and parcels safely.

Christmas posting dates and more
Three people in Royal Mail Christmas jumpers

Letters to Santa

Santa is as excited about Christmas as we are. Make sure you get your letter posted and don't forget your stamp!

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Christmas 2023 Special Stamps

Special Stamps and Collectibles celebrating the nation's favourite Christmas carols

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Christmas 2023 Special Stamps

Join us this Christmas

It’s one of the busiest times of the year, so we’re always looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to help us out.
Become a Christmas Casual

Christmas opening hours

If you’re out when we try to deliver, you have the option to collect your post from your local Delivery Office. Some of these offices will have extended opening hours over the Christmas period.

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Business account customer documents

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Welsh version

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