Order Dates For Christmas Delivery

Ordering an adoption or merchandise as a gift for Christmas? Please see our last recommended order dates for delivery before Christmas.

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We endeavour to process your order within 2-3 working days. Postal orders are sent with Royal Mail in the UK. The service we use does not offer a tracking facility.

Parcels sent within the UK usually take 3-4 days to arrive after despatch.
International destinations are usually around 2-3 weeks.
If your parcel hasn't arrived please check with your local delivery office.

Please note: ongoing Covid restrictions, reduced air and freight capacity, additional customs checks and high volumes are all impacting transportation and local delivery across the globe. Delivery delays should be expected.

E-Adoptions will be processed within 3 working days and will be sent to the email you provide in your order. If you have not received your e-Adoption, please do check your junk or spam folder to ensure it has not been directed here.


The last day to order an e-adoption or a Gift for the Orangutans is 21st December.
Any orders received after this date will not be processed until the new year.

Our office will be closed from between 23rd December and 4th January. During this time we will not be processing any orders (including e-adoptions) or responding to emails.


1st December

Australia, New Zealand, Caribbean, Italy, Portugal & Greece

6th December

Asia, Central & South America, Far & Middle East

8th December

USA, Canada, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Finland, Poland, Sweden, Malta & Cyprus

13th December

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, France Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Spain & Switzerland

15th December
United Kingdom
21st December E-Adoptions - all countries