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Christmas Postage

2019 Christmas Order Deadlines

Last-minute online Christmas shopping can be stressful. Will my parcel arrive? Will I need to do a last-minute Christmas Eve dash? Here is our guide to Christmas posting cut-off times to help make your Christmas stress-free!

We always recommend you order items required for Christmas as far in advance as possible but completely understand a busy life doesn’t always allow you to do so. With this in mind, you can find our last recommended Christmas order dates for 2019:

Standard Delivery within the UK

Our Standard Delivery within the UK is generally sent by Royal Mail. For the best chance of receiving your goods in time for Christmas, please place all orders by 12-noon on Friday 20th December.

For added peace of mind, you might wish to upgrade to Express Delivery within the UK.

Our Standard Delivery cost is £1.95, but any orders over £7 in the UK will receive free delivery.

Express Delivery within the UK

For extra peace of mind, many customers upgrade to Express Delivery during the festive season. Our Express Delivery service from DPD Local or Royal Mail costs just £3.50 and offers a tracked and signed-for service with a 1-hour delivery slot.

If you select Express Delivery, orders need to be placed by 11 am on Monday 23rd December to give you the best chance of delivery in time for Christmas.

Please note, with any of our postal services, while we always do our best to get them to you in time for Christmas, we cannot guarantee their arrival as sometimes unforeseen circumstances arise with the postal provider.

For more details on our Express Delivery service please visit our Delivery and Postal Charges page.

UK & International Orders

If you live overseas or are ordering from the UK and sending to someone overseas, your order needs to be placed a little earlier. These orders will be sent by Royal Mail International or DHL Express.

  • Friday 6th December - Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far and Middle East

  • Monday 9th December - Cyprus, Malta

  • Tuesday 10th December - Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)

  • Wednesday 11th December - Australia, Greece, New Zealand, Turkey

  • Thursday 12th December - Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA

  • Friday 13th December - Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

  • Tuesday 17th December - Ireland

  • Friday 20th December - UK (Standard)

  • Monday 23rd December - UK (Express Delivery only)

Please allow us one working day to process your order. If you are close to the order deadline please email or telephone our Customer Services team on (+44) 01963 824199 and we will do our best to ensure that the order meets the deadline.

Left it too late? Need a little help with your order?

If you are worried you have left it too late, we may be able to help. Please call us on (+44) 01963 824199 and we can explore if there are any other postal options available to you.

Boxclever Press Customer Service Christmas opening hours

The Boxclever Press office will be closed from 5pm on Monday 23rd December and will re-open at 9am on Thursday 2nd January.

Our Customer Services team will be available via telephone or email on Monday 23rd December, Thursday 27th December and Monday 30th December.

We wish you a Happy Christmas!



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