International Economy (Surface Mail):

Monday 28th September – All non-European destinations (except Canada, Far East, Middle East, South Africa and the USA)

Tuesday 29th September – Far and Middle East (except Hong Kong and Singapore)

Tuesday 13th October – Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, USA

Tuesday 3rd November – Cyprus, Eastern Europe, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Turkey

Tuesday 17th November – Western Europe  



International Standard (formerly Airmail) and all
International Tracking and Signature services:

Friday 4th December – Africa, Middle East

Monday 7th December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)

Tuesday 8th December – Caribbean, Central and South America

Thursday 10th December – Australia, Greece, 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


International Standard HM Forces Mail - British Forces Post Office® (BFPO)

Friday 27th November – Operational BFPOs

Friday 11th December – Static BFPOs


UK Inland Services

Saturday 19th December – 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 2nd Class

Monday 21st December – 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class