Last posting dates - UK
Thursday 19th December,
last posting date for Christmas for standard (3-5 day) delivery, UK
Monday 23 December,
last posting date for Christmas for next day delivery, UK
Last posting dates - INTERNATIONAL
LAST POSTING DATES FOR CHRISMAS FROM U.K.
(for destinations outside the UK)
Monday 9 December for:
Caribbean, Central and South America, Aisa, Far East, Africa, Middle East
Tuesday 10 December for:
Wednesday 10 December for:
Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Thursday 12 December for:
Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Sweden, Czech Repubick, Poland, Italy, Canada, USA
Monday 16 December for:
Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Wednesday 18 December for:
Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg
Christmas holidays, opening hours
Sunday 22nd, probably open in the morning
Monday 23rd, open 7am, close about 5pm
24 Tuesday, open 7am, close about midday, or 11am if it's very quiet
Christmas - New year, closed
Thursday 2 January, 9am to about 5.30pm
Friday 3 January, 8am to 2pm
Saturday 4 January, closed
Sunday 5 January, probably 10am to 2pm
From Monday 6 January, normal office hours resume
Still waiting for a delivery after 23 December?
Find the acknowledgement email with the attachment (not the automatic acknowledgement you received when you placed the order). Open the attachment, the tracking number is on the top right along with the dispatch date.
For UPS tracking click here.
For Royal Mail tracking click here.
NO TRACKING NUMBER?
Low-value orders are not tracked, find the acknowledgement email, note the dispatch date, delivery should be 3 to 5 working days later.
NO ACKNOWLEDGEMENT EMAIL?
- check your junk folder
- check that you placed the order, that you placed it with us, and that you paid for it.
DELIVERY DEFINITELY LATE?
- check to see if the postman / driver left an "You were out" card
- check with family / colleagues to see if they have taken it in
- check with neighbours to see if it was delivered to them
- check with your local Royal Mail delivery office / UPS depot
- wait another couple of days, it could have been delayed in the Christmas post.
If you are not satisfied with an item you may return it within 14 days, see our Returns policy
We count the period 24 December to 2 January as "one day"
e.g. you take delivery on 17 December, if you don't like it, return it by 8 January.
e.g. you take delivery on 24 December, if you don't like it, return it by 16 January.