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Last Postage Dates 2021

If you want your parcel to arrive before Christmas then here are some helpful dates for you. Please remember that we need to receive your order 2 working days before these last postage dates to give us time to process it.

UK Recommended Latest Posting Date

At Active Hands we send all your parcels 1st Class, so it’s just the one important date for our UK customers!

Tuesday 21 December1st Class

International Standard & International tracking and signature services

For our worldwide customers here are your last posting dates. Please note that some of our parcels are delivered by courier so arrival dates may vary.

Wednesday 1 DecemberCaribbean
Monday 6 DecemberAustralia, Greece, Italy,
New Zealand and Portugal
Wednesday 8 DecemberAfrica, Central and South America,
Asia, Far and Middle East
Friday 10 DecemberCyprus, Malta and Sweden
Saturday 11 DecemberEastern Europe (except
Czech Republic, Poland and
Slovakia), Turkey
Monday 13 DecemberCanada, Czech Republic, Finland, 
Poland and USA
Thursday 16 DecemberAustria, Belgium, Denmark, France,
Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg,
Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain,

We wish that we could guarantee if you place an order before these dates your order will arrive in time but, with the current worldwide issues, we can’t. The earlier you are able to place your order the better. We have taken on new staff to try and ensure that we will get your parcels picked and packed quickly.

Active Hands Office Christmas Closure Times

The Active Hands office will be closed from 5pm Tuesday 21st December. Orders received after 12pm (GMT) on 21st December will not be processed until the New Year. The office will reopen on Tuesday 4th January 2022. You can still place your order during this time.

Why not head to our shop now to place your order now!