Need to send a parcel this Christmas?
Irish Parcels offers convenient and affordable parcel delivery services across Ireland, to Northern Ireland, to mainland UK and to over 200 countries worldwide. We provide inexpensive rates for both domestic and international shipments.
In this post, you can find absolutely everything you need to know about sending a parcel with Irish Parcels this Christmas, including information on our recommended Christmas send by dates if you need your item to arrive in time for Christmas, as well as our office Christmas closure dates and contact details for our couriers.
Irish Parcels Christmas Send By Dates
Below you can find our recommended send by dates for the Christmas period. If you would like your parcel to arrive in time for Christmas, we recommend sending on or before the following dates listed. Please note that these are the latest dates we advise. You may still book a collection after the listed dates, however, we then cannot guarantee that your item will arrive in time before Christmas. Please note that all Irish Parcels services are estimated and can be subject to occasional delays.
Please note that we recommend allowing 1 extra day than normal during December due to high volumes of shipments, and also to consider any adverse weather conditions. Deliveries will take place until 21st December.
UK – 18th December
Europe Economy – 18th December
Europe Express – 18th December
Worldwide Economy – 13th December
Worldwide Express – 17th December
Ireland – 18th December
UK – 17th December
Europe – 13th December
DPD Next Day – 20th December
DPD 48 – 19th December
Europe – 18th December
Irish Parcels Christmas Closure Dates
Below you will find the Irish Parcels office opening hours during the Christmas period. You can also see on which days collections and deliveries will be taking place.
IMPORTANT NOTE: You can place a booking on our website anytime. Our online booking system is available 24/7.
Irish Parcels Contact Information
You may contact our office directly from 9am-6pm on any of the days we are open, as listed above. However, if you need to query your shipment when our offices are closed over the holiday period, please find contact details for our couriers below:
GLS: Please call 018606200 and have your parcel tracking number to hand. This can be found by logging into ‘My Orders’ in your Irish Parcels account.
TNT: Please call 0818 400 600 and have your tracking number to hand. This can be found by logging into ‘My Orders’ in your Irish Parcels account.
DPD: Click here to find the number for your local depot. Have your “CR101” reference number ready. This can be found by logging into ‘My Orders’ on your Irish Parcels account and clicking ‘Track’.
How To Book With Irish Parcels This Christmas
Whether you run a small business in Ireland and are in need of a reliable shipping solution over Christmas, or perhaps you’re an individual sending a thoughtful gift to a loved one – anyone can send a parcel with Irish Parcels this Christmas.
Booking with Irish Parcels is easy. Simply start by getting a quote straight from our homepage. We’ll compare quotes from leading courier companies to give you the lowest prices and fastest delivery times for your shipment. All you have to do is select the option that best suits your needs!
After that, we’ll collect your parcel and deliver it straight to where it needs to go. Our convenient door to door service means that the entire process is hassle-free, and our online parcel tracking tool allows you to monitor the progress of your shipment every single step of the way. If you happen to have any questions or concerns along the way, our unrivalled customer support will be more than happy to help. Don’t hesitate to contact us via phone, email or live chat if you need to.
Booking a parcel delivery this Christmas with Irish Parcels is up to 80% cheaper than booking with the courier directly. Get a quote and see how much you’ll save!