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XMAS POST An Post release final deadlines for Christmas deliveries to USA, UK and Ireland

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 Pic shows the new ‘Beumer’ Packet Processor which will handle 100,000 items a day in action at the Dublin Mail Centre

Pic shows the new ‘Beumer’ Packet Processor which will handle 100,000 items a day in action at the Dublin Mail Centre

Pic shows the new ‘Beumer’ Packet Processor which will handle 100,000 items a day in action at the Dublin Mail Centre

An Post has released all the relevant deadlines to ensure you don’t miss the deadline to send Christmas cards or parcels to loved ones abroad.

With Covid-19 restrictions, unprecedented mail volumes and uncertain weather conditions around the world, postmasters are urging people to get posting as soon as possible.

Post deadlines

  • USA, Canada, Asia, New Zealand: 7th December
  • Rest of Europe: 12th December
  • Great Britain: 18th December
  • Northern Ireland: 19th December
  • Ireland 21st December

An POst ask that everyone includes a full and correct postal address, along with your return address on the top left corner of all cards and gifts that you are sending (Eircodes always help).

Also be sure to wrap gifts well with plenty tape and packing to protect them during transit.

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