Christmas seems to come round quicker every year, right? Whether you have already bought all your presents or you haven't even thought about what pair of novelty socks to buy, it is vital to know the latest dates you can send your gifts to ensure delivery in time for Christmas.
Our parcel networks are extremely busy around this festive season, so we recommend you send your packages as early as possible to ensure they get to your loved ones or customers in time. As always, we will continue to provide the best services and prices for delivery to the UK, Europe or Worldwide throughout the Christmas period.
Last posting dates:
UK Delivery- 24th December 2021
CitySprint is the leading choice for UK businesses and individual shippers who have left it to the last second, and need a Christmas miracle to get their presents delivered in time! Luckily for them, CitySprint's Same Day services will collect and deliver your parcel on the same day via motorcycle, small van, transit van or long-wheelbase van - miracle accomplished!
Europe Delivery- 22nd December 2021
UPS Express and UPS Express Saver includes £50 transit cover for free, so you can feel confident that your presents are covered. TNT Express & Timed services offer a cost-effective shipping solution for parcels requiring only collection from business addresses.
UPS Express has an expected delivery time to France of 1 working day, so you could send a gift to your friend in France in no time!
Worldwide Delivery- 20th December 2021
If your parcel is destined for sunnier shores at an address on the other side of the globe, then you need to make sure you send your gift at least 5 days before Christmas Day.
TNT, FedEx, and DPD are some of the best parcel delivery firms that offer fast and reliable express delivery worldwide. FedEx Priority will collect your shipment from your home or business with a signed for delivery.
Nearly finished all your Christmas shopping?
If you plan to send ahead of time, or perhaps you have even finished your shopping (round of applause to you!) why not use our more economical services? Evri UK Economy can deliver your parcel in 3 working days and collect from your door. If you need to send a gift internationally, Landmark Global Economy starts from only £6.15 per parcel and can deliver within 5-16 working days.
Visit the page here for a more extensive overview of all our courier services' last posting dates for Christmas.
Check our Prohibited and Restricted guide
Unsure if your Aunt's favourite festive tipple can be sent through us? Don't leave your gifts to chance and read our Prohibited and Restricted Items list for a comprehensive guide on items that you cannot send through our services, as well as items that are exempt from damage cover. You can filter the results by the destination country and courier so whether you are sending to Manchester or Malaysia, you can find it all here.
For examples of prohibited or restricted items and guidance on how to package your parcel correctly, check out our video!
Send your Christmas presents with Interparcel
Reward yourself with an extra mince pie this year and send your gifts in time with us today. It's simple to book; all you need to do is enter your parcel details via our Quote Tool for an instant list of reputable courier services.
If you have any questions about creating an account or sending a parcel with us, speak to our friendly parcel experts by phone, live chat, or email 8 am - 8 pm Monday to Friday, or 9 am – 1 pm at the weekend.