NI Parcels Christmas 2016 – Send By Dates And Contact Information


Need to send a parcel this Christmas?

In this post, you can find everything you need to know about sending a parcel with NI Parcels this Christmas. Including information on our Christmas send by dates, as well as our office Christmas closing dates and contact details for our couriers, should you need them.

How To Book A Courier Service With NI Parcels

Whether you run a small business and are in need of a reliable shipping solution, or you’re an individual sending a package to a loved one – anyone can send a parcel with NI Parcels this Christmas.

BoxesBooking your courier service with us is easy. Simply start by getting a quote on 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. We provide a convenient door to door parcel delivery service, as well as full online parcel tracking.

International Parcel Delivery This Christmas

Need to send a parcel abroad this Christmas? With NI Parcels, you have the option to send parcels within Northern Ireland, to ROI, mainland UK and worldwide! If you’d like to send a parcel abroad this December, you can read our information on international Christmas deliveries.

NI Parcels Christmas Send By Dates

Below you can find our recommended send by dates for this holiday period. If you would like your parcel to arrive in time for Christmas, we recommend sending on or before the following dates listed. You may still place a booking after these dates, however, we cannot guarantee that it will arrive before the big day.

Next day services – 19th December

48 hr/2 day services – 16th December

2-3 day services – 15th December

International – 12th December

Express 12.00 service – 22nd December

Each of our couriers has their own individual cut-off dates. You can find more information on their respective websites.,,,

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 23rd December.

NI Parcels Christmas Closing Dates

Below you will find all of the information regarding our opening hours during the holiday period. You can also see on which days collections and deliveries will be taking place.



PLEASE NOTE: You can still place a booking on our website on ANY of these dates. Our online booking system is available 24/7.


NI Parcels Contact Information

You can contact our office directly from 9am-6pm on any of the days we are open, as listed above. However, if you need to get in touch when our offices are closed over the holiday period, please find direct contact details for our couriers below:

NI Parcels Express/Economy: Please call 0844 248 0844 and have your Collection Request number ready. You can find this number by logging into ‘My Orders’ and selecting ‘track’.

Parcelforce: Click this link and use your postcode to find the number for your local depot. You’ll need to have your tracking number ready. This can be found in your emails from NI Parcels, and also by logging into ‘My Orders’. It begins with two letters, followed by seven numbers.

DPD: Click here to find the number for your local depot. You’ll need your CR 101 reference number ready. This can be found by logging into your account and clicking ‘track’.

City Air Express: Please call 028 9078 1878 and provide your reference number, which begins with NIP and can be found in your emails or by logging into your account.

Captain Courier: Please call 028 9043 9333 and provide your address details.

Low Cost Parcel Delivery This Christmas

NI Parcels can help you save both time and money this Christmas.

NI Parcels is a pay-as-you-go service, and all shipments are priced individually based on their weights and dimensions, which means that you’ll always receive the very best value for your money.

Booking your parcel delivery with NI Parcels is up to 80% cheaper than booking with the courier directly. Get a quote today to see how much you could save.

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We hope you’ve had a great 2016. Thank you so much for using NI Parcels, and we hope we can help you with your parcel deliveries again in 2017. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at NI Parcels!

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Learn more about NI Parcels:

Parcel Delivery Northern Ireland

Cheap Shipping To Northern Ireland

International Parcel Delivery

Small Business Shipping

About Katy Mairs

Hi, I'm Katy and I look after the online community at NI Parcels! You can find me here blogging about all things Northern Irish, small biz and social media.
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