Send early this Christmas

Whether you’re sending overseas or closer to home, you’ll want to send those gifts early to give them the best chance of arriving in time for the big day.

To make it easier for you, the Christmas sending dates below apply for sending both letters and parcels within NZ and Overseas.

Send early this Christmas

Whether you’re sending overseas or closer to home, you’ll want to send those gifts early to give them the best chance of arriving in time for the big day.

To make it easier for you, the Christmas sending dates below apply for sending both letters and parcels within NZ and Overseas.

Sending by the Christmas cut-off dates gives you the best chance to get your item where it needs to be for Christmas.

 

Sending overseas

  Australia South Pacific, Asia, North America, UK & Europe Rest of the world
Economy 24 November 19 November 15 November
Courier 03 December 29 November 24 November
Express 13 December 10 December 08 December

 

Sending within NZ

  Send by:
Economy 21 December
Courier 23 December

 

YouShop

  USA UK
Air Freight 29 November 29 November

Payment for shipping must be completed and parcels must be ready to ship from the YouShop warehouse by this date.

Cut-off dates are targets only. 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 2021, but may change due to unforeseen service impacts. The spread of COVID-19 globally has led to reduced airfreight capacity and more recently, stricter lockdown restrictions within certain countries, causing delays to parcels coming in and out of New Zealand. We expect delays to continue for some time.

Find your local NZ Post

We are ready for Christmas with over 850 NZ Post stores across the country.

Send from your home

Get quotes, pay and print labels for your parcel, and book a courier pickup without leaving home.

Give ‘Santa’ a helping hand

Never miss a delivery! Track your parcels on the go, redirect to another address, set up a handy collection location or create a safe place for deliveries.

Business sending cut-off dates

It’s important that your customers know when to order by to give their parcels the best chance of arriving by Christmas.