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:

Country Product Letters Parcels
Switzerland Swiss-Express “Moon”[1] - 23.12.2021
Switzerland A Mail
PostPac Priority
22.12.2021 23.12.2021[2]
Switzerland B Mail
PostPac Economy
21.12.2021 22.12.2021
Europe URGENT 17.12.2021 16.12.2021
Europe Priority 15.12.2021 07.12.2021
Europe Economy 08.12.2021 30.11.2021
Other countries URGENT 15.12.2021 14.12.2021
Other countries Priority 08.12.2021 30.11.2021
Other countries Economy 01.12.2021 23.11.2021

1  Posting until acceptance cut-off time in the evening; delivery on 24.12.2021
2  Posting until standard acceptance cut-off time for PostPac Priority

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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: 27.11, 04.12, 11.12, 18.12, 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.
  • The same standard acceptance cut-off time as on a Saturday will apply on 24.12 and 31.12.
  • On the Saturdays 27.11, 04.12, 11.12, 18.12, as well as the Fridays 24.12 and 31.12, there will be no afternoon/evening time slot delivery and SameDay afternoon/evening services.
  • On the Saturdays 25.12 and 01.01, Sunday delivery is possible.
  • On the Saturdays 27.11, 04.12, 11.12, 18.12, parcel deliveries in the sorting centers are possible and encouraged.

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