Christmas 2022 Posting Dates & Customer Service Hours
Christmas and New Year Customer Service Hours
To give our FAB team some well-deserved time off this year, our Customer Support will be closed from 22nd December 2022 to 4th January 2023. If you submit a request during this time we will respond as soon as possible after January 4th.
Latest Recommended Posting Dates
We expect all services to be extremely stretched this year, so we recommend ordering as soon as possible. The dates below are guidance only, and we expect in some instances that postal and courier services will be unable to meet these dates, so please leave plenty of time if you're hoping for items to arrive before Christmas 2022.
Monday 12 December – last order date for manufacture on demand
Monday 19 December - 2nd Class and 2nd Class Signed For
Wednesday 21 December - 1st Class and 1st Class Signed For and Royal Mail Tracked 48
Thursday 22 December - DHL, DPD, FedEx and Royal Mail Tracked 24
Friday 23 December - Special Delivery Guaranteed. DPD and DHL Next Day
Thursday 24 November - last order date for ROW (ex UK, EU and USA) manufacture on demand orders.
Tuesday 29 November - last order date for EU manufacture on demand
Thursday 1 December - Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand
Monday 5 December - last order date for USA manufacture on demand from UK
Wednesday 7 December - Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Far and Middle East
Thursday 8 December - Cyprus and Malta
Friday 9 December - Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia), Turkey
Saturday 10 December - Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
Monday 12 December - Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Wednesday 14 December - Belgium, France, Luxembourg
N.B. All dates are for guidance only. Due to the unprecedented circumstances and expected massive demand for postal and courier services we cannot guarantee delivery dates.