Christmas surface mail - latest dates of posting 2019

2019.09.12

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
Bangladesh November 4
Brunei Darussalam October 16
China, Mainland December 6
India October 31
Indonesia November 20
Israel November 1
Japan October 31
Jordan October 30
Korea November 5
Laos November 14
Macao December 3
Malaysia November 21
Myanmar October 16
Nepal October 31
Oman October 16
Philippines October 14
Singapore November 12
Sri Lanka October 16
Taiwan November 14
Thailand October 31
United Arab Emirates November 4
Vietnam November 8
Other countries in Asia and the Middle East November 8
America (North, Central and South) and the Caribbean
Argentina October 16
Brazil October 15
Canada October 4
Chile October 16
Costa Rica October 24
Cuba October 16
Ecuador October 16
Guyana October 16
Panama October 16
Peru October 16
United States October 8
Uruguay October 16
The Caribbean:
Bahamas
Jamaica
Netherlands Antilles and Aruba
Trinidad and Tobago
 
October 16
October 16
October 16
October 16
Other countries in America and the Caribbean October 8
Europe
Austria October 16
Belgium October 30
Cyprus October 17
Denmark October 18
Estonia October 16
Finland October 11
France October 30
Germany October 11
Gibraltar October 18
Greece October 17
Iceland October 16
Ireland October 17
Italy October 16
Latvia October 16
Lithuania October 16
Malta October 29
Montenegro October 16
Netherlands October 23
Norway October 15
Poland October 11
Portugal October 16
Russia October 16
Serbia October 16
Spain October 18
Sweden October 17
Switzerland October 16
Turkey October 17
United Kingdom October 9
Other countries in Europe October 9
Oceania
Australia October 18
Fiji October 22
French Polynesia October 15
Nauru October 25
New Caledonia October 15
New Zealand October 29
Papua New Guinea October 18
Solomon Islands October 18
Other countries in Oceania October 15
Africa
Botswana October 3
Democratic Republic of the Congo October 16
Côte d'lvoire October 16
Egypt October 28
Eswatini October 3
Gambia October 2
Ghana October 16
Kenya October 16
Lesotho October 3
Madagascar October 16
Malawi October 16
Mauritius October 28
Morocco October 16
Mozambique October 3
Nigeria October 16
Reunion October 28
Seychelles October 16
South Africa November 1
Sudan October 16
Tanzania October 16
Uganda October 16
Zambia October 16
Zimbabwe October 3
Other countries in Africa October 3
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