Christmas Last Posting Dates

Below are our last posting dates for ordering on for the festive season, but don't forget you can always Click & Collect or simply walk into a Waterstones bookshop right up until Christmas Eve.


Please note:

*Orders should be placed on the day and before the time stated below.

*Applies to items showing as 'in stock' at the time of the order.

*Our free, two-hour Click & Collect service will be available right up to Christmas Eve.

*We are pleased to be able to offer an extended returns period after Christmas.

UK Delivery

Tuesday 19 December


Second Class (includes free delivery)

Wednesday 20 December


First Class

Thursday 21 December


UK Courier

International Delivery

Saturday 2 December

Africa, Middle East

Wednesday 6 December

Asia, Cyprus, Eastern Europe (excluding Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia), Far East

Thursday 7 December

Caribbean, Central & South America

Saturday 9 December

Australia, Greece, New Zealand, Turkey

Wednesday 13 December

Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland

Thursday 14 December

Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA

Friday 15 December

Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain Switzerland

Saturday 16 December

Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg