It's Christmas time and there's no need to be afraid...unless you haven't started sending your Christmas gifts yet.
Sure, in the age of technology and all things fast and easy, we don't really have much time for letters.
However, Christmas is different. Cards from the festive season are special even if it's just a simple 'Merry Christmas, Love uncle Tommy' (with the hope of some money or a cheque inside), they warm your heart.
And don't lie, as much as you love being on the receiving end of some Christmas post, you also love to sit down and bash out a few letters to loved ones yourself.
Your friends may be situated throughout the world and that is why it is good to know what the deadlines for posting are.
Although it's better to be late with a Christmas card than to never have sent one at all, you kind of want that piece of mind that the person you're sending it to will have it on the big day.
Here are the last dates for posting letters:
ROI: Letters 20th Parcels 20th Registered Post (RP) 20th Express Post (EP) 21st
N.I: Letters 19th Parcels 19th RP 19th EP 20th
UK: Letters 18th Parcels 18th RP 18th International Courier Service (ICS) 21st
Europe: Letters 18th Parcels 13th RP 18th ICS 20th
USA: Letters 12th Parcels 7th RP 7th ICS 20th
Rest Of World: Letters 7th Parcels 7th RP 7th ICS 18th
For the love of Santy, don't let these deadlines pass.