Christmas surface mail - latest dates of posting 2017

2017.09.20

The spokesman for Hongkong Post announced today (September 20) that 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.

Destination Latest Posting Date
Asia and the Middle East
Bahrain November 6
Bangladesh November 6
Brunei Darussalam October 13
China, Mainland December 7
India November 10
Indonesia November 15
Israel October 30
Japan November 15
Jordan November 1
Korea, South November 7
Lao PDR November 16
Macau December 2
Malaysia November 23
Myanmar October 13
Nepal November 10
Oman October 13
Philippines October 23
Saudi Arabia November 6
Singapore November 20
Sri Lanka October 13
Taiwan November 18
Thailand November 2
United Arab Emirates October 30
Vietnam November 11
Other countries in Asia and the Middle East November 10
America (North, Central and South) and the Caribbean
Argentina October 13
Brazil October 17
Canada October 18
Chile October 13
Costa Rica October 26
Cuba October 18
Ecuador October 13
Guyana October 13
Panama (Rep.) October 13
Peru October 13
United States of America October 12
Uruguay October 13
The Caribbean:
Bahamas
Jamaica
Netherlands Antilles and Aruba
Trinidad and Tobago
 
October 13
October 13
October 13
October 13
Other countries in America and the Caribbean October 13
Europe
Austria October 13
Belgium November 1
Cyprus October 25
Denmark October 21
Estonia October 13
Finland October 14
France November 1
Germany October 7
Gibraltar October 21
Great Britain October 13
Greece October 20
Iceland October 13
Ireland October 19
Italy October 13
Latvia October 13
Lithuania October 13
Malta October 31
Montenegro October 13
Netherlands October 20
Norway October 17
Poland October 21
Portugal October 18
Russia October 13
Serbia October 13
Spain October 21
Sweden October 21
Switzerland October 13
Turkey October 20
Other countries in Europe October 13
Oceania
Australia October 24
Fiji October 21
French Polynesia October 17
Nauru Islands October 24
New Caledonia October 17
New Zealand October 31
Papua New Guinea October 24
Solomon Islands October 24
Other countries in Oceania October 17
Africa
Botswana October 3
Democratic Republic of the Congo October 13
Côte d'lvoire (Rep.) October 13
Egypt October 30
Gambia October 13
Ghana October 13
Kenya October 13
Lesotho October 3
Madagascar October 13
Malawi October 13
Mauritius October 30
Morocco October 13
Mozambique October 3
Nigeria October 13
Reunion October 27
Seychelles October 13
South Africa October 27
Sudan October 13
Swaziland October 3
Tanzania October 13
Uganda October 13
Zambia October 13
Zimbabwe October 3
Other countries in Africa October 13
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