Do you need to send a parcel this Christmas?
Irish Parcels offers a convenient and affordable parcel delivery service across Ireland, to Northern Ireland, mainland UK and to over 200 countries worldwide.
In this post, we will cover everything you need to know about sending a package with Irish Parcels this holiday season, including our recommended send by dates and office Christmas closure dates.
Due to Covid, this Christmas period is set to be the busiest for all couriers around the world, we recommend booking and sending as early as possible.
Irish Parcels Christmas Send By Dates
If you want your parcel to arrive in time for the festive season, take a look below at our recommended send by dates. Please be aware that these are the latest dates we recommend, however, we cannot guarantee your item will arrive in time for Christmas. Please note that all Irish Parcels services are estimated and can be subject to delays due to unforeseen circumstances.
Please be aware that due to the high volumes of shipment during the festive period, please allow 1 to 2 extra days than normal for delivery and also consider unexpected weather conditions. Deliveries will be available until 24th December.
UK Express – 18th December
UK Economy – 16th December
Europe Economy – 14th December
Europe Express – 18th December
Worldwide Economy – 11th December
Worldwide Express – 16th December
- DPD Next Day – 19th December
- DPD 48 – 18th December
- Europe – 11th December
Irish Parcels Christmas 2020 Closure Dates
We’ve outlined our Christmas closure dates below, you can also see which days during the festive period that collections and deliveries are available.
|24/12/2019||Closed (Live Chat Available)||Delivery only|
|25/12/2019||Closed||No collections or deliveries|
|26/12/2019||Closed||No collections or deliveries|
|27/12/2019||Closed||Collections and deliveries|
|28/12/2019||Open||Collections and deliveries|
|29/12/2019||Open||Collections and deliveries|
|31/12/2019||Closed||No collection or deliveries|
|01/01/2020||Closed||No collection or deliveries|
|02/01/2020||Open||Normal service resumes (No services in Scotland)|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Our online booking system is available 24/7 so you are able to place a booking on our website on ANY of the dates listed above.
Irish Parcels Contact Information
If you need to contact us during the dates mentioned above when our office is open we are available from 9 am – 6 pm and you can contact us directly here. However, if you need to get in touch with us regarding your shipment and our offices are closed you can contact the couriers directly. Find out their contact information below:
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 need effective shipping for your business or want to send a Christmas present to a loved one down under – anyone can send a package this Christmas with NI Parcels.
Booking is quick and easy, all you need to do is start off by getting a quick quote from our website. We compare quotes from a variety of leading courier companies to ensure you get the fastest delivery with the lowest price for your parcel. All you have to do is select the shipping option that best suits you.
We offer a convenient door to door shipping service, meaning we’ll collect your parcel from the address given and ship it directly to the forwarding address. We also provide you with an online parcel tracking tool so you can monitor your shipment every step of the way. If you happen to have any questions or concerns along the way our customer support team will be more than happy to help. Don’t hesitate to contact us via phone, email or live chat if you need to.
Did you know that booking with Irish Parcels is up to 80% cheaper than booking with a courier directly? Get a quick quote now and see how much we can save you!