Christmas Parcel Deadlines for the Top 10 Destinations

It’s time to start thinking about posting overseas parcels

If you’re not trusting to Santa to deliver presents this year, international courier ParcelHero advises customers to plan ahead for the busy Christmas period.

ParcelHero customers’ Top 10 Christmas destinations around the globe have been revealed, and while you can still send a parcel as late as 22 December inside the UK, for some other destinations you might want to plan ahead to avoid the Christmas rush. For example to send a parcel to South Africa by normal Economy Class you will need to have mailed an item by December 8th, though you can leave it until the 18th if you are sending it Express.

ParcelHero’s David Jinks says: ‘Everyone wants a hassle-free merry Christmas. Winter weather can be terrible and services generally get really busy from Thanksgiving and Black Friday right through to Christmas. We advise anyone with an important parcel to send it in good time.’

David adds: ‘We can’t promise you a white Christmas, but we can ensure a smooth one. ParcelHero will pick a parcel up from your home or office - avoiding those ‘nightmare before Christmas’ post office queues - and monitor its progress right the way through to delivery. We’ll proactively jump in and sort any problems, but the earlier people send their items, the smoother things will be!’

Take a look at the accompanying table to see final parcel posting deadlines to all ParcelHero’s Top 10 destination countries.

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For more information please contact David Jinks, Head of PR, on or by phone on 0208 7584962 (07772 055748 out of office hours)

Leading international online courier ParcelHero strategically partners with the world's leading, logistics companies, including DHL, UPS and DPD to provide a flexible, cost-effective range of parcel delivery services to over 220 countries worldwide. Huge bulk purchasing power allows ParcelHero to offer highly competitive pricing with no compromise in service quality. ​




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