Parcelforce worldwide announces last posting dates for Christmas 2018

Parcelforce worldwide announces last posting dates for Christmas 2018

Key points

  • Parcelforce Worldwide has announced its last posting dates for Christmas 2018
  • The recommended last posting date for Parcelforce Worldwide’s next day UK services is Friday 21st December 
  • For its two day UK services, the recommended latest posting date is Thursday 20th December
  • For customers posting abroad to Western Europe, the USA & Canada using its GlobalExpress service, parcels must be sent by Monday, 17th December
  • Parcels going to the Republic of Ireland on its IrelandExpress service should be sent by Wednesday, 19th December if they are to arrive in time for Christmas 
  • For more destinations please visit parcelforce.com/christmas
  • Whilst these are the last posting dates, to guarantee delivery before Christmas customers should plan to ship their goods as early as possible to ensure all Christmas promises are met

Parcelforce Worldwide has announced its last posting dates for Christmas 2018. The festive period is the busiest time of the year for the UK express parcel business which begins planning for Christmas as early as April.

The recommended last posting date for Parcelforce Worldwide’s Next Day UK services express9, express10, expressAM and express24 is Friday 21st December. For express48 and express48large, its two day UK services, the recommended latest posting date is Thursday 20th December.

For customers posting abroad to Western Europe, the USA & Canada using its GlobalExpress service, parcels must be sent by Monday 17th December.

Parcels going to the Republic of Ireland on its IrelandExpress service should be sent by Wednesday 19th December if they are to arrive in time for Christmas.

A spokesperson from Parcelforce Worldwide, said: “Our drivers will be working hard to deliver last minute purchases and presents during the festive season. We’ve announced our recommended last posting dates to help our customers plan for Christmas ahead of time. We encourage customers to post early ahead of our busiest time of year.”

Senders can also sign up to Parcelforce’s reward scheme – Rewards4U – to be in with a chance of winning one of three festive gifts whilst also receiving fifteen per cent off every parcel sent*. Prizes include an Amazon Echo Smart Speaker, Apple iPad Mini and Apple Watch and the prize draw is open to new and existing Rewards4U members.

For all destinations please visit www.parcelforce.com/christmas and for more information on member offers please visit www.parcelforcerewards4u.com.

*excludes globalvalue and globaleconomy

 

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About Parcelforce Worldwide

Committed to providing a great British delivery experience

Parcelforce Worldwide provides express parcel delivery across the UK and worldwide covering B2B, B2C and C2C market segments. Parcelforce Worldwide is committed to developing services to meet the changing demands of businesses, online retailers and their customers. Parcelforce Worldwide offers a full range of services which can be accessed online at www.parcelforce.com or through our 54 depots and over 11,500 Post Office® branches across the UK.

Contact

 

For further information contact:
Jasmin Prichard
Jasmin.prichard@royalmail.com
Tel: 0207 449 8246

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