Christmas Delivery Dates 2016

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 8am on Thursday 22nd December (subject to availability). Express shipping must be selected at the checkout for this service. UK Mainland only.
The last posting day for standard Royal Mail First Class parcels is Wednesday 21st 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 2016

International Airmail

Wed 7th December:        Japan
Fri 9th December:             Australia and New Zealand
Thu  15th December :     Canada and USA

First Class Mail

Wed  21st 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

Thu 22rd December:  Normal service.  Items collected on this date will be delivered on 23rd December
Sat 24th  December:  Christmas Eve.     Closed
Sun 25th  December:  Christmas Day.   Closed
Mon 26th December:  Boxing Day.          Closed
Tue 27th December:                                        Closed
Sat 31st December:  Hogmanay.               Closed
Sun 1st January:  New Year's Day.           Closed
Mon 2nd January:                                             Closed
Tue 3rd January:                                                Closed

Normal service on other dates.

Europe Christmas Delivery Schedule

Last Collection Date for Christmas Delivery

Tue 13th December: Greece

Thu 15th December: Croatia, Bulgaria, Iceland, Latvia, Norway, Romania, Serbia, Lithuania, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Fri 16th December: Finland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Estonia

Mon 19th December: Czech Republic, Italy, Slovakia, Spain

Tue 20th December: Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, Austria, France, Liechtenstein

Wed 21st December: Ireland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium

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