We recommend sending your Christmas gifts by the below dates and as early as possible. We’ll deliver items sent after these dates as quickly as we can, but they may not arrive until after Christmas.

Are you a business customer? Please see our business Christmas dates.

Domestic cut-off dates

We’re still finalising our domestic sending dates for Parcel Post and Express Post. As Christmas draws closer, we’ll update this page with the dates.

International cut-off dates

International sending dates vary depending on destination and the chosen delivery service. Search by country below to find our recommended dates.

Please note:

  • The dates provided below are for items posted from metro locations. If you’re sending from outside a metro area, we recommend posting even earlier.
  • International Christmas deliveries may be affected by factors beyond our control, like customs delays, overseas postal disruptions, and COVID-19 restrictions in other countries. We recommend sending as early as you can.

Need more info?

1 International Courier is only available at select Post Offices. Economy Air services are only available at Post Offices or via MyPost Business. Economy Sea mail is only available at Post Offices.

2 No longer performing signature on delivery due to government restrictions.

3 Delivery of items from these countries, territories and regions to Australia have been suspended by the local postal operator.

4 Items sent to this destination may be subject to additional COVID-19-related delays.