Christmas Delivery Dates 2018

From last posting dates to Christmas deliveries, you'll find all your posting questions answered here in our one-stop guide to all things festive!
The last order date for Pre-Christmas delivery is 11.30am on Thursday 20th December (subject to availability). Express shipping must be selected at the checkout for this service. This will be delivered by Friday 21st December. UK Mainland only.

The last posting day for standard Royal Mail First Class parcels is Thursday 20th December for Pre-Christmas delivery.

Royal Mail

Royal Mail

Please find the Royal Mail Christmas postage dates below.
If you have any orders that you need in time for Christmas we would urge you to make your order as soon as possible.
We can assure you that the elves at Wonderland Models will work flat out to turn your orders around as quickly as possible so as not to waste a moment of crucial mailing time. In the meantime, Merry Christmas from all the elves here at Wonderland.
Thank you for all the kind support and nice things you've said to us this year - we think you're still a pretty good bunch as it happens.
We hope you get something exciting in your stocking and thank you for your business this year. Currently we do not ship to PO Boxes and BFPO addresses but are hoping to be able to offer this service in the future.

We will of course update this page if we become aware of any postal delays or any other unforeseen circumstances, so please check back regularly. Click here to visit the Royal Mail website for their full Christmas delivery schedule.

Last Posting Dates for Christmas 2018

International Airmail

Friday 7th December: Japan
Monday 10th December: Australia and New Zealand
Friday 14th December: Canada and USA

First Class Mail

Thursday  20th December:   UK

DPD LOCAL Christmas Delivery Service

DPD Local provide an excellent next day service for tracked parcels throughout the UK. Click here to visit the DPD Local website. Remember delivery to the Highlands and non-mainland UK destinations including Northern Ireland and Isle of Man may be 2 days.

UK Christmas Delivery Schedule

Thursday 20th December: Normal service.  Items collected on this date will be delivered on Friday 21st December
Friday 21st December:  Items collected on this date will be delivered on Monday 24th December
Monday 24th December:  Items collected on this date will be delivered on Thursday 27th December
Tuesday 25th  December:  Christmas Day.  Closed
Wednesday 26th December:  Boxing Day. Closed
Thursday 27th December: Normal service.  Items collected on this date will be delivered on Friday 28th December
Monday 31st December:  Normal service.  Items collected on this date will be delivered on Wednesday 2nd January (Scotland 3rd January)
Tuesday 1st January:  New Year's Day. Closed
Wednesday 2nd January:  Closed                                           
Normal service on other dates.

Europe Christmas Delivery Schedule

Last Collection Date for Christmas Delivery

Wednesday 12th December: Greece
Friday 14th December: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Romania, Serbia
Saturday 15th December: Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Sweden
Sunday 16th December: Finland, Portugal, Poland
Monday 17th December: Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain
Monday 17th December: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany,  Liechtenstein, Switzerland
Monday 17th December: Belgium, Eire, Luxembourg, Netherlands

Please note:
Dates may be subject to change and are dependent on public holidays and depot operations in the destination country.
Delivery times are not guaranteed.
Deliveries to non-EU countries are subject to customs clearance. Delays in customs may occur.

Bank Holidays

1st December: Romania, Portugal
3rd December: Spain
6th December: Finland, Spain
8th December: Austria, Italy, Liechtenstein, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland
24th December: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden
26th December: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
31st December: Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland