DPD Online Christmas Schedule 2023

Please make sure you send your parcel in plenty of time if you wish for it to arrive in time for Christmas

The best way to make sure your gifts arrive in time for Christmas is to book your parcel delivery as early as possible, especially when shipping internationally. Use our quote tool and select from our range of parcel services to get an estimated shipping date throughout the UK and the world


Last Posting Dates UK

For our parcel collection services, the last date for collection is the 21st of Dec 2023. In order for your parcel to be collected by this date, a booking needs to be made on or before the 20th of Dec 2023.

For drop off services, please ensure your parcel is with your local drop shop on or before the 21st of Dec 2023.

With Christmas Eve falling on Sunday 24th December this year, DPD will still perform weekend deliveries in areas where Sunday services are possible. For more information, get in touch with our customer support team.

Last International Posting Dates

When shipping your Christmas gifts internationally, we always recommend sending as early as possible. Please see the last posting dates for these popular international destinations:

Note: To send your parcel on these dates, you must book with DPD Air Express.


Country Last Shipping Date
Australia 12/12/2023
USA 18/12/2023
Germany 18/12/2023
UAE 18/12/2023
France 18/12/2023
Italy 19/12/2023
India 7/12/2023
New Zealand 12/12/2023
Pakistan 15/12/2023
South Africa 13/12/2023

No matter where you want to send your gifts this Christmas, DPD Online has you covered. See our range of international services or get a quote for your chosen country for specific shipping times.

For information on the last shipping dates for all countries with DPD Online, see our full Christmas shipping schedule.


DPD Online Christmas Hours

During the Christmas period, we will be closed on the following dates:

Date Day Status
Friday 22nd December 2023   Normal Service
Saturday 23rd December 2023   Normal Service
Sunday 24th December 2023 Christmas Eve Deliveries Only
Monday 25th December 2023 Christmas Day Closed
Tuesday 26th December 2023 Boxing Day Closed
Wednesday 27th December 2023   Normal Service
Thursday 28th December 2023   Normal Service
Friday 29th December 2023   Normal Service
Saturday 30th December 2023   Normal Service
Sunday 31st December 2023 New Years Eve Deliveries Only
Monday 1st January 2023 New Years Day Closed
Tuesday 2nd January 2023   Normal Service