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When are the last posting dates for Christmas 2017?

PUBLISHED: 20:31 23 November 2017 | UPDATED: 20:31 23 November 2017

A Royal Mail Post Box. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A Royal Mail Post Box. Picture: Matthew Usher.

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Royal Mail have published their recommended domestic final posting dates for Christmas 2017.

Ensure that no one is left without a Christmas card this festive season by planning your post accordingly.

After handling over 138 million parcels in December alone last year, the Royal Mail have released these dates to ensure prompt arrival in time for the big day.

Listed below are the all-important last posting dates for the UK:

UK Service:

Wednesday, December 20- Second Class and Second Class Signed For

Thursday, December 21- First Class and First Class Signed For

Thursday, December 21- Special Delivery Guaranteed

Friday, December 22-Special Delivery Guaranteed Saturday Delivery

For those hoping to send a Christmas letter to Santa Claus himself, use the following address and post it by Friday 8th December:

Santa/Father Christmas,

Santa’s Grotto,

Reindeerland,

XM4 5HQ

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