Christmas mailing deadlines

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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] - 22.12.2023
A Mail PostPac Priority 22.12.2023 21.12.2023[2]
B Mail PostPac Economy 19.12.2023 20.12.2023

1  Posting until acceptance cut-off time in the evening; delivery on 23.12.2023
2  Posting until standard acceptance cut-off time for PostPac Priority


Product Europe other countries
Documents and small goods 12.12.2023 05.12.2023
URGENT documents [3] 15.12.2023 13.12.2023
URGENT goods [3] 14.12.2023 12.12.2023
Swiss Post GLS parcels [4] 11.12.2023 -
Parcels PRIORITY 05.12.2023 28.11.2023
Parcels ECONOMY 28.11.2023 21.11.2023

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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This information is aimed exclusively at Swiss Post business customers with a billing relationship.

General information

On Saturday, 23 December 2023, all parcel consignments will be delivered throughout Switzerland to relieve the burden on Swiss Post.

  • However, there is no guaranteed service for PostPac Priority and Economy (in the case of PostPac Priority, delivery on these days is guaranteed only with the “Saturday delivery” (SA) value-added service, including value-added service barcode).
  • The delivery time for Swiss-Express “Moon” will be extended from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
  • No services for Time slot delivery in the afternoon/evening and SameDay afternoon/evening.

On Saturday, 23 December 2023 and Saturday, 30 December 2023, the regular Saturday acceptance cut-off time applies.

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