Christmas Top Tips and latest recommended posting dates

Christmas posting dates

Top tips from the British Forces Post Office (BFPO) to help you get your mail to loved ones this Christmas.

Christmas Top Tips

  • Don’t miss the mail this Christmas – post early!
  • Check your item isn’t oversize or overweight for the BFPO you’re sending to.
  • Check which items are prohibited – no Christmas crackers please!
  • Package carefully to prevent damage.
  • Never send mail to a service person you don’t know – this could stops mail getting through from loved ones, especially at Christmas.
  • Get those letters to Santa – little ones can even get a free reply if their letters are in the UK system by 7 December. 

Find full details of all the Latest Recommended Posting Dates and size limits and items you can’t send.

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