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2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Australia

Don't miss Australia's holiday shipping deadlines. Check out Easyship's blog to find the latest recommended posting dates for Christmas 2021.
2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Australia

By Jules


October 28, 2021

On account of the surging sales, the holidays are both happy and hectic for eCommerce merchants. You're readying Christmas promotions, pop-up campaigns, and stocking up on inventory. The only thing that can mess up the merry Christmas spirit? Late deliveries.

To help every shipment reach buyers on time, we've prepared our annual holiday shipping cutoff calendar. This blog details the final send-by date for parcels you want delivered by Christmas morning, with all the top couriers.

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2021 Holiday Delivery Cutoffs in Australia

If you want your customers to get their orders in time for Christmas? Want to avoid Australia post delays? That's no problem. Once you've added your holiday shipping rates and methods to your site, you'll want to make sure your customers know the last day they can place their orders. This can differ depending on what courier you use, but you'll especially want to make sure it's clear what posting dates for Australia this Christmas. Any changes to shipping — whether it's in terms of timing or cost — ought to be clearly laid out in your shipping policy.

Related: What are the last posting dates for Christmas 2021 in Singapore?

Last Posting Dates for Australia Post

Australia Post generally has some generous deadlines for holiday shipping, but you'll want to pay attention if you're planning to use their International services, as these have much earlier cutoffs. National services are pretty lenient, though, but you'll want to ensure your customers know the last posting dates last posting dates for Christmas to Australia 2020 with Australia Post. Still, it's best for merchants to set their own last days to ship to mitigate any unexpected Australia post delays.

Australia Post Holiday Ship By Date
Australia Post International Economy December 13, 2021
Australia Post International Standard December 13, 2021
Australia Post Interstate December 08, 2021
Australia Post International Express December 15, 2021
Australia Post Express Post December 20, 2021

Holiday Shipping Deadlines - Multiple Couriers

Service Holiday Ship By Date
Fastway/Aramex December 3, 2021
Courier Please December 1, 2021
FedEx December 13,2021
UPS December 20,2021
Toll December 3, 2021
SEKO - Domestic December 13, 2021
SEKO - International US November 30, 2021

TNT Holiday Shipping Cutoffs For Australia

Save yourself the stress of last-minute fulfillment and get your customers to order their purchases as early as possible — perhaps with a few cheeky holiday discounts? Even national deliveries will take some time at this time of year, so be prepared.

Service Holiday Ship By Date
TNT - Express 09:00 December 13, 2021
TNT - Express 10:00 December 13, 2021
NT - Overnight December 15, 2021
TNT - Road Express December 13, 2021
TNT - Sensitive Express December 13, 2021

2021 Holiday Delivery Deadlines in Australia

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The holiday seasons are the busiest — and most profitable — times for every business. Do you have your holiday logistics ready? If not, we're happy to help. We've got a shipping checklist ready for you to tick off, so you're all ready to give your customers a memorable Christmas.

Happy shipping, and happy holidays!

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