Christmas is a matter of weeks away and many of us will be posting more presents than ever this year.
For many of us the restrictions will mean there will be family members they cannot see this year, who they will have to post presents to instead.
To make sure your Christmas post arrives in plenty of time it's important to note the last posting dates over the festive period.
Here are Royal Mail's final posting dates for Christmas:
Royal Mail’s latest recommended posting dates for delivery in the UK
Friday, December 18 for second class and second class signed for mail
Monday, December 21 for first class, first class signed for and Royal Mail tracked 48 post
Tuesday, December 22 for Royal Mail tracked 24 mail
Wednesday, December 23 for special delivery guaranteed
Royal Mail's International Standard & International tracking and signature services
Friday, December 4 - Australia, New Zealand
Wednesday, December 9 - Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America, Far and Middle East
Thursday, December 10 - Canada, Cyprus, Malta
Friday, December 11 - Greece, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) and Turkey
Saturday, December 12 - Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, USA
Wednesday, December 16 - Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland
Friday, December 18 - Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg