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Christmas sending cut-off dates for Businesses

Let your customers know when they need to order their pressies by to get them under the tree.

Send parcels by these dates for delivery by Christmas

Let’s help your customers get ahead of the rush during the big shopping season by updating the cut-off delivery dates on your website. Just check that your delivery dates reflect our key sending dates, so everyone’s goods are shipped when they need to be.

For more detailed sending dates, please download the Christmas and New Year 2020 sending dates brochure (PDF - 385KB)

See disclaimer below

Domestic

Cut-off dates are targets only.

Overnight Courier Wed 23 Dec*
Economy Courier Tues 22 Dec*
Card to Call Open on Thurs 24 Dec. The next courier delivery day will be Tues 29 Dec
PO Box Lobbies Closed on 25/26 Dec & 1/2 Jan Public Holidays. Box Lobbies not operating CTC Counters (or unmanned) will also be closed 27-29 Dec.

* Please allow an extra two days for deliveries to rural addresses.

International

All International sending cut-off dates below are targets only and are subject to change due to impacts on airfreight as a result of COVID-19. Cut-off dates will be reassessed and updated if required. Dates are correct as of 1 October 2020.

International Postal Products   12pm Wed 9 December
Inbound Courier 11am Fri 18 Dec
Inbound ParcelPost Tracked 11am Mon 14 Dec
Inbound ParcelPost Flat 11am Fri 11 Dec
Inbound Bulk Mail and Letters 11am Fri 11 Dec
  Australia South Pacific, Asia, North America, UK & Europe Rest of the World
Air Mon 30 Nov Fri 27 Nov Wed 25 Nov
Courier   Mon 07 Dec Fri 04 Dec Wed 02 Dec
Express Courier   Mon 14 Dec Thurs 10 Dec Tues 08 Dec
Australia Standard Mon 9 Dec +2 days for Northern Territory and Western Australia
Australia Express Wed 16 Dec +2 days for Northern Territory and Western Australia
UK Standard Thurs 10 Dec 
US and UK Standard                          30 Nov

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Disclaimer

All International sending cut-off dates below are targets only and are subject to change due to impacts on airfreight as a result of COVID-19. Cut-off dates will be reassessed and updated if required. Dates are correct as of 1 October 2020.

Please note:
i. There will be no mail delivery on 25, 26, 28 & 29 December.
ii. Sending by the Christmas cut-off dates gives you the best chance to get your item where it needs to be for Christmas and are correct as of 1 October 2020, but may change due to unforeseen service impacts.
iii. Payment for shipping must be completed and parcels must be ready to ship from the YouShop warehouse by this date