Christmas cut-off times

With more parcels being sent throughout the Aramex network than ever before, we’re preparing for our busiest festive season yet. To help us deliver in time for the big day, please send as early as possible. The earlier you send, the sooner your parcels will reach your customers, family and friends.

The information below outlines key dates to enable the best chance of delivery prior to Christmas. This includes cut-off dates for sending overseas and around New Zealand.


Domestic Key Christmas Dates

Parcel destination Send parcel by
Sending local Thursday 23 December 2021
Sending within Island Wednesday 22 December 2021
Sending between Islands Tuesday 21 December 2021
Sending Rural Please allow an extra 3 days over and above the service dates provided

International Key Christmas Dates

Parcel destination Send parcel by
Rest of the world Wednesday 1 December 2021
Australia Wednesday 1 December 2021

*Please ensure you dispatch your parcels by the recommended dates above (at the latest) for delivery on the 24 December. Deliveries into rural areas outside of our network may be delivered by third party agents.


Christmas trading hours

Friday 24 December - Normal operating hours

Saturday 25 - Tuesday 28 December - Closed

Wednesday 29 - Friday 31 December - Normal operating hours

Saturday 1 - Tuesday 4 January 2021 - Closed

Wednesday 5 January - Normal operating hours