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Deliver your customer’s Christmas wishes with franking

Blog post   •   Nov 30, 2016 14:30 GMT

Deliver your customer’s Christmas wishes with franking

From Christmas cards, thank you cards, invoices and Christmas catalogues, to sending out those last minute responses, your franking machine will help your business have its best Christmas yet.

With a range of Royal Mail products and services available through your franking machine, know that there is a delivery option available to meet all your business customer needs.

Royal Mail plans for Christmas all year round, so it’s not surprising that 67% of online shoppers trust Royal Mail to deliver at Christmas.1

Did you know that Royal Mail is keeping Enquiry Offices open later (many are now open on Sundays too) and is recruiting 19,000 temporary staff to deliver your promises over the Christmas period?

Put these important latest recommended posting dates in your diary and on your website to manage customer expectations:

Tuesday 20 December 2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 2nd Class
Wednesday 21 December 1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class
Thursday 22 December Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

More detail about latest posting dates can be found at

Remember you can also send your Christmas messages worldwide using your
franking machine

Deliver your International customer orders in time for Christmas with a range of Royal Mail International products and services available through your franking machine.

Choose from International Standard to a range of tracking and signature services giving peace of mind with delivery to Europe from just three working days and the rest of the world from five working days.

Latest recommended international posting dates for International Standard and all International Tracking and Signature services

Saturday 3 December Africa, Middle East
Wednesday 7 December Cyprus, Asia, Far East (including Japan), Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia), Malta and Turkey
Thursday 8 December Caribbean, Central & South America
Saturday 10 December Greece, Australia, New Zealand
Wednesday 14 December Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
Thursday 15 December Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
Friday 16 December Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Saturday 17 December Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

More detail about Royal Mail international products and services available through your franking machine can be found at

1 Delivery Matters Christmas 2015. Trinity McQueen 2016. 

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