Our Christmas sending cut-off dates
Send pressies on time to deliver smiles on Christmas Day.
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Send parcels by these dates for delivery by Christmas

Whether you’ve got friends and family living overseas or a little closer to home we know how important it is that their presents arrive on time for the big day. We’ve got you covered with a list of sending cut-off dates so you know exactly when you need to send Nana her gift.

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Domestic
Sending within NZ

We have three different options available for you to send within NZ this Christmas, with different costs and delivery timings. Christmas sending dates for these are:

Post (letters and mail) 21 Dec*

Parcel (untracked and tracked) 21 Dec*

Courier parcels 23 Dec*


  • Card to Call - The last day for Card to Call collections before Christmas will be 24 Dec from most locations. Please check our PostShop locator for opening hours. The next courier delivery day will be 29 Dec
  • PO Box Lobbies - These will be closed on 25/26 Dec & 1/2 Jan as Public Holidays. Box Lobbies not operating Card To Call Counters (or unmanned) will also be closed 27-29 Dec

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

International
Sending overseas

We have three different options available for you to send overseas this Christmas, with different costs and delivery timings. Christmas sending dates for these are:

Air

Australia: 30 Nov

South Pacific, Asia, North America, UK & Europe: 27 Nov

Rest of the World: 25 Nov

 

Courier

Australia: 07 Dec

South Pacific: Asia, North America, UK & Europe: 04 Dec

Rest of the World: 02 Dec

 

Express courier

Australia: 14 Dec

South Pacific, Asia, North America, UK & Europe: 10 Dec

Rest of the World: 08 Dec

For more information on overseas sending options click here

YouShop
Sending to NZ with YouShop

US and UK Standard 30 Nov

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Whether you’ve got friends and family living overseas or a little closer to home we know how important it is that their presents arrive on time for the big day. We’ve got you covered with a list of sending cut-off dates so you know exactly when you need to send Nana her gift.

Sending within NZ

We have three different options available for you to send within NZ this Christmas, with different costs and delivery timings. Christmas sending dates for these are:

Post (letters and mail) 21 Dec*

Parcel (untracked and tracked) 21 Dec*

Courier parcels 23 Dec*


  • Card to Call - The last day for Card to Call collections before Christmas will be 24 Dec from most locations. Please check our PostShop locator for opening hours. The next courier delivery day will be 29 Dec
  • PO Box Lobbies - These will be closed on 25/26 Dec & 1/2 Jan as Public Holidays. Box Lobbies not operating Card To Call Counters (or unmanned) will also be closed 27-29 Dec

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

Sending overseas

We have three different options available for you to send overseas this Christmas, with different costs and delivery timings. Christmas sending dates for these are:

Air

Australia 30 Nov

South Pacific, Asia, North America, UK & Europe 27 Nov

Rest of the World 25 Nov

 

Courier

Australia 07 Dec

South Pacific: Asia, North America, UK & Europe 04 Dec

Rest of the World 02 Dec

 

Express courier

Australia 14 Dec

South Pacific, Asia, North America, UK & Europe 10 Dec

Rest of the World 08 Dec

For more information on overseas sending options click here

Sending to NZ with YouShop

US and UK Air Freight 30 Nov

We cannot guarantee USA Sea Freight deliveries in time for Christmas.

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Disclaimer

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

Please note:
i. There will be no mail delivery on 25, 26, 28 or 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. The actual date of delivery may change due to unforeseen service impacts.
iii. YouShop: Payment for shipping must be completed and parcels must be ready to ship from the YouShop warehouse by the specified date

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