Christmas surface mail - latest dates of posting 2015

2015.09.10

The latest dates of posting for surface mail (letters, cards, packets and parcels) intended for delivery before Christmas Day are shown below. While the dates are provisional, they are worked out based on the requirements of overseas postal administrations. These dates are subject to availability of shipping services and may be altered at short notice. The public are advised to post earlier than the dates shown.

DestinationLatest Posting Date
Asia and the Middle East
Bahrain November 7
Bangladesh November 9
Brunei Darussalam November 12
China, Mainland December 8
India November 21
Indonesia November 17
Iran November 14
Israel October 29
Japan November 17
Jordan November 2
Korea, South November 12
Lao PDR November 23
Macau November 30
Malaysia November 30
Myanmar November 12
Nepal November 21
Oman October 10
Philippines October 29
Saudi Arabia November 7
Singapore November 26
Sri Lanka November 16
Taiwan November 24
Thailand November 19
United Arab Emirates November 6
Vietnam November 17
Other countries in Asia and the Middle East November 12
America (North, Central and South) and the Caribbean
Argentina October 24
Brazil October 10
Canada October 20
Chile October 10
Costa Rica November 2
Cuba October 20
Ecuador October 10
Guatemala October 10
Guyana October 10
Mexico October 27
Panama October 10
Peru October 10
USA October 12
Uruguay October 10
Venezuela October 10
The Caribbean:
Bahamas
Jamaica
Netherlands Antilles and Aruba
Trinidad and Tobago
 
October 10
October 10
October 10
October 10
Other countries in America and the Caribbean October 10
Europe
Austria October 10
Belgium October 31
Cyprus November 7
Denmark October 30
Estonia October 10
Finland October 19
France November 2
Germany October 9
Gibraltar October 19
Greece October 20
Iceland October 10
Ireland October 17
Italy October 24
Latvia October 10
Lithuania October 10
Malta November 4
Montenegro October 10
Netherlands October 10
Norway October 30
Poland October 23
Portugal October 27
Russia October 10
Serbia October 10
Spain October 19
Sweden October 30
Switzerland October 10
Turkey October 20
United Kingdom October 24
Other countries in Europe October 10
Oceania
Australia October 22
Fiji October 20
French Polynesia October 27
Nauru Islands October 28
New Caledonia October 27
New Zealand November 18
Papua New Guinea October 28
Solomon Islands October 28
Other countries in Oceania October 27
Africa
Botswana October 3
Congo (Dem. Rep. of the) October 23
Cote d'Ivoire October 10
Egypt November 11
Gambia October 16
Ghana October 10
Kenya October 10
Lesotho October 3
Madagascar October 10
Malawi October 10
Mauritius November 3
Morocco October 10
Mozambique October 3
Nigeria October 10
Reunion November 11
Seychelles October 10
South Africa October 31
Sudan October 23
Swaziland October 3
Tanzania October 10
Uganda October 10
Zambia October 10
Zimbabwe October 3
Other countries in Africa October 10
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