Last Postal Dates for Christmas 2017


In the run up to the festive season, when doing your Christmas gift shopping online, please bear in mind that my made to order products have a 3 week lead time for making before posting. Ready made products have a 3 working day lead time before posting. Please expect delays with the Royal Mail due to the extra load on the postal service over Christmas. Please plan ahead before you make your purchase and contact me with any questions. Consider the a) processing time to make the item and b) the posting time for the postal service to deliver the item.



  • I use the Royal Mail second class signed for service for all UK orders. The latest posting date I recommend to receive your order before Christmas is by Monday 11 December 2017.


  • International airmail leaving the UK can be variable and can take more time to arrive than stated with the Royal Mail due to the extra load placed on the service and the expected delay at customs. As a rough guide over the seasonal period the United States/Canada can expect an order to arrive usually within 2-6 weeks, while Europe can expect a delivery in 2-4 weeks. The latest posting date I recommend to receive your order before Christmas is Friday 10 November 2017.





  • Tuesday 19 December – 2nd Class Signed for Service.


Standard post & tracked and signed (default options in our online shop):

  • Saturday 2 December – Africa, Middle East
  • Wednesday 6 December – Asia, Cyprus, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) Far East (including Japan)
  • Thursday 07 December – Caribbean, Central and South America
  • Saturday 9 December – Australia, Greece, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 13 December – Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
  • Thursday 14 December – Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
  • Friday 15 December – Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
  • Saturday 16 December – Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

We cannot be held responsible for any delays encountered during shipping.  Please read over more details regarding shipping in the store terms and conditions of sale here.  Click here for full details on the Royal Mail website, or click here to download the Royal Mail pdf file.


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