Christmas mailing deadlines
Letters and parcels under the Christmas tree in time

Do you want your Christmas post delivered in time for Christmas? Please note the mailing deadlines for your letters and parcels.

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Christmas mailing deadlines

Latest posting times for your letters and parcels so that they reach their recipient in time for Christmas:


Product Letters Parcels
Swiss-Express «Moon» [1] - 23.12.2022
A Mail PostPac Priority 23.12.2022 22.12.2022[2]
B Mail PostPac Economy 20.12.2022 21.12.2022

1  Posting until acceptance cut-off time in the evening; delivery on 24.12.2022
2  Posting until standard acceptance cut-off time for PostPac Priority


Product Europe other countries
Documents and small goods 13.12.2022 06.12.2022
URGENT documents [3] 16.12.2022 14.12.2022
URGENT goods [3] 15.12.2022 13.12.2022
Swiss Post GLS parcels [4] 12.12.2022 -
Parcels PRIORITY 06.12.2022 29.11.2022
Parcels ECONOMY 29.11.2022 22.11.2022

3  Transport times only apply to conurbations and business centers. Exact transport times per country can be found on the Internet under “International information” and at or on the URGENT freephone number 0800 45 45 45 for customers and post offices.
4  The exact transport times per country can be found at or by calling 0848 858 686.

Calculate prices

Calculate the postage costs for your shipment quickly and easily with the “Calculate prices” online service.


You can design and print your own personalized stamps with the “WebStamp” online service.


Anytime and anywhere: thanks to DigitalStamp, you can frank your letters and parcels easily and conveniently with the Post-App.

Branch opening hours over the holidays

The detailed opening hours over the festive period will be displayed in every branch from the beginning of December or can be viewed here: “Locations and opening hours” opening hours

Stamps and packaging for your Christmas post

You’ll find all you need to send your Christmas post at Swiss Post:

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Here you’ll find all the details to ensure that your shipments arrive at your customers in time for Christmas.

General information

  • On the Saturdays: 26.11, 03.12, 10.12, 17.12 and 24.12 all parcel shipments will be delivered in Switzerland in order to relieve the burden on Swiss Post, but without guaranteed services for PostPac Priority and Economy (for PostPac Priority, delivery on these days is only guaranteed with the “Saturday delivery” (SA) incl. value-added service barcode). The delivery time for Swiss-Express “Moon” will be extended from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
  • On the Saturdays 26.11, 03.12, 10.12, 17.12 and 24.12 there will be no afternoon/evening time slot delivery and SameDay afternoon/evening services.
  • On the Saturdays 26.11, 03.12, 10.12, 17.12, parcel deliveries in the sorting centers are possible and encouraged.
  • The same standard acceptance cut-off time as on a Saturday will apply on 24.12 and 31.12.

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