Next week from Dec 19 Post Office workers will stage a week-long strike, but all of its 11,000 branches will be open as normal.
Royal Mail letter and parcel operations will also be operating as normal.
There is no change in our guidance on last posting dates. For more details, please see below.
Royal Mail customers will also continue to have access to Royal Mail services including pre-paid parcel drop-off through over 1,200 Customer Service Points at Delivery Offices nationwide. Our Customer Service Points are open six days a week, with over 200 of the busiest offices also open on Sundays.
The recommended last posting dates for UK Christmas delivery are:
- Second Class – Tuesday 20 December
- First Class – Wednesday 21 December
- Special Delivery Guaranteed – Thursday 22 December
- Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed – Friday 23 December