Last posting dates Christmas 2018 & New Year

In The Netherlands

During the holiday season we do our best to deliver all packages on time. Therefore we would like to inform you on the last posting dates during Christmas 2018 and New Year. Below an overview of the last posting dates and the last inbound dates of 2018 for mail and parcels in The Netherlands. Please note these are the dates of PostNL. For the last posting dates of Royal Mail, scroll down to download the PDF. Happy Holidays!

Last posting dates in The Netherlands for delivery before Christmas 2018 and New Year

Service level: Priority


Letters/cardsChristmasNew Year
Central and Western EuropeDecember 14th, 2018December 19th, 2018
Rest of Europe and JapanDecember 10th, 2018December 13th, 2018
Australia, New Zealand, Canada and United States of AmericaDecember 5th, 2018December 10th, 2018
Rest of the worldDecember 3rd, 2018December 6th, 2018
Packets and parcelsChristmasNew Year
Central and Western EuropeDecember 11th, 2018December 14th, 2018
Rest of Europe and JapanDecember 5th, 2018December 10th, 2018
Australia, New Zealand, Canada and United States of AmericaNovember 30th, 2018December 5th, 2018
Rest of the worldNoveber 28th, 2018December 3rd, 2018

Service level: Standard


Letters/cardsChristmasNew Year
Central and Western EuropeDecember 6th, 2018December 11th, 2018
Rest of Europe and JapanDecember 3rd, 2018December 6th, 2018
Australia, New Zealand, Canada and United States of AmericaNovember 26th, 2018November 30th, 2018
Rest of the worldNovember 22nd, 2018November 27th, 2018

Last inbound dates into The Netherlands for delivery before Christmas 2018 and New Year

Service level: Priority

Letters/cardsChristmasNew Year
Letters/cardsDecember 19th, 2018December 27th, 2018
Packets and ParcelsDecember 17th, 2018December 21st, 2018

Service level: Standard

Letters/cardsChristmasNew Year
Letters/cardsDecember 12th, 2018December 17th, 2018
Packets and ParcelsDecember 10th, 2018December 14th, 2018

Royal Mail: Last posting dates

Please be adviced that the last posting dates for Christmas 2018 and New Year in the table above are those of PostNL. By downloading the PDF you will be up to date of the last posting dates of Royal Mail.

Noteworthy days during December 2018

Germany:
22/12 - Hermes not accepting new volumes
24/12 - Hermes & Eurodis not accepting new volumes
31/12 - Hermes closed for New Years

Finland:
06/12 - Posti not delivering due to Independence Day

Spain/Portugal:
06/12 - MRW & Correos closed due to Constitution Day
08/12 - MRW & Correos closed due to Immaculate Conception

Cut-off times for collection in NL

Below you find the cut-off times for collection in NL to have a delivery attempt abroad before 25/12. This is without any delaying force majeure events (i.e weather).

France:
Chronopost B2C - Wednessday, December 19th
Chronopost B2B - Tuesday, December 18th
Colis Prive - Wednessday, December 19th

Finland:
Posti 24hrs - Monday, December 17th
Posti 48hrs - Saturday, December 15th

Germany:
Hermes - Thursday, December 20th
Eurodis - Wednessday, December 19th

Spain & Portugal:
MRW Spain - Tuesday, December 19th
MRW Portugal - Monday, December 17th
Correos - Monday, December 17th

United Kingdom & Ireland:
Yodel UK - Thursday, December 20th
Yodel IE - Wednessday, December 19th
Hermes UK - Thursday, December 20th
Eurodis UK - Wednessday, December 19th

Rest of Europe DPD:
Denmark - Tuesday, December 18th
Luxembourg - Thursday, December 20th
Poland - Wednesday, December 19th
Romania - Monday, December 17th
Sweden - Saturday, December 15th

Rest of Europe Eurodis:
Austria - Tuesday, December 18th
Hungary - Monday, December 18th
Czech Republic - Tuesday, December 18th