Royal Mail Strikes 2022

Royal Mail Strikes 2022

Whilst we fully support the Royal Mail workers who are striking, we wanted to make you aware of the following strike dates.

Post will be disrupted during this time.

New national strike action dates announced by the CWU but have not been formally notified:

  • Thursday 24th November
  • Friday 25 November
  • Wednesday 30th November
  • Thursday 1st December 2022. 

To avoid any delays Royal Mail advises ordering as early as possible.

Last Christmas Posting Dates

Here are the last recommended postage dates*. To beat the Christmas rush, make sure you order before the recommended last posting date.

During December, we aim to post within 1-2 working days of receiving your order. However, some items are handmade so check this before you order!


Tuesday 20th December - First Class
Friday 17th December- Second Class (Saver Delivery)


Thursday 6th December British Virgin Islands, Dominica and Anguilla

Wednesday 30th November Australia and New Zealand

Thursday 1st December China (People's Republic)

Friday 2nd December All remaining Caribbean destinations

Tuesday 6th December Africa, Asia (except China, People's Republic), Central and South America, Far and Middle East

Wednesday 7th December Cyprus and Malta

Thursday 8th December Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) and Turkey

Friday 9th December Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

Tuesday 13th December Belgium, France, Luxembourg

British Forces Post Office (BFPO)
Thursday 1st December - Airmail to Operational BFPOs & Airmail to Static BFPOs

*Please note that these are Royal Mail guide lines only, we cannot guarantee Christmas delivery if ordering on these dates - but we will try our very best.

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