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Christmas Last Posting Dates

Below are our last posting dates for ordering on Waterstones.com 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 17 December


Second Class (includes free delivery)

Thursday 19 December


First Class

Friday 20 December


UK Courier

International Delivery

Monday 9 December

Africa, Asia, Caribean, Middle East, Central and South America

Tuesday 10 December

Cyprus, Malta

Wednesday 11 Decemeber

Eastern Europe (except Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia)

Thursday 12 December

Australia, Greece, New Zealand, Turkey

Friday 13 December

Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA

Monday 16 December

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

Wedneday 18 December

Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg