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Christmas cut-off postage dates

Posted by Marney Rackley on

Christmas is just around the corner, and it's time to start thinking about sending those special gifts to your loved ones. But before you place an order, it's important to know the Christmas postage cut-off dates to ensure your parcels arrive in time for the big day. Locals Tip: Don’t forget the fastest way to get your order for Gold Coast locals is to pick it up! Our contact-free click and collect is usually processed the same day and you can collect at a time that suits you. Just select “Local Pick Up” as your shipping method at the checkout.

What are the Christmas postage cut-off dates?

The specific cut-off dates for Christmas postage vary depending on the destination and the type of service you choose. It's important to note that these dates are subject to change, so it's always a good idea to check with your local postal service for the most up-to-date information. However, here are some general guidelines:

Domestic Shipping:

Standard Shipping:

QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT, SA, TAS: Final orders Sunday 17 December 2023

WA & NT: Final Orders Wednesday 13 December 2023

Express Shipping

QLD: Final Orders Wednesday 20 December

NSW, VIC, ACT, SA, TAS: Final orders Tuesday 19 December 2023

WA & NT: Final Orders Wednesday 17 December 2023 

International Shipping:

New Zealand Standard Shipping: Wedbesday 6 December 2023

USA: Tuesday 5 December 2023

UK: Tuesday 5 December 2023

More countries and details here:https://auspost.com.au/business/shipping/christmas-lodgement-dates

Special Instructions:

When sending your parcels, it's important to allow at least 1 business day for processing prior to the cut-off dates. This means that if the cut-off date is December 15th, you should aim to place your order no later than December 14th to ensure it is processed and dispatched on time.

Additional Tips:

- Plan ahead: Don't wait until the last minute to place your parcel. We’ve already started experiencing delays to the delivery times.

- Double-check addresses: Make sure you have the correct address for your recipient. A small mistake can lead to delays or even lost packages.

By following these guidelines and being mindful of the Christmas postage cut-off dates, you can ensure that your parcels arrive in time for the holiday season. Don't let the stress of last-minute shipping ruin your Christmas cheer. Plan ahead, ship early, and spread joy to your loved ones near and far!