Christmas Postage

Not long until Christmas... The showroom is full of sparkly lights and baubles, we've gobbled up half our advent calendar chocolates, and we're raiding our wardrobes for our Christmas jumpers for Christmas Jumper Friday....

Leaving those gifts to the last minute is great for adrenaline junkies, but if you want to stand the best chance of getting things in time and enjoying a stress free week, make sure you get it done sooner rather than later. Here are our last minute shipping days before Christmas...

Orders placed before 2pm Monday - Friday will go out the same day. Exceptions include UK custom-made products, so if in doubt check with us before ordering.

These are the Last Posting dates through December. Unfortunately we do not have ultimate control over the fates of the post; these dates are not guaranteed so order early to avoid disappointment!


International Standard

  • Saturday 2nd December
    Africa, Middle East
  • Wednesday 6th December
    Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland,Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • Thursday 7th December
  • Caribbean, Central & South America
  • Saturday 9th December
    Greece, Australia, New Zealand
  • Wednesday 13th December
    Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland
  • Thursday 14th December
    Canada, Finland, Sweden, USA
  • Friday 15th December
    France,Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland,Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg

UK Inland Service

This is the one that will effect most people as it includes UK inland destinations.

  • Tuesday 19th December - Royal Mail 48 and 48 Tracked
    This is the last day where you can get our standard 48 hour delivery.
  • Thursday 21st December - Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed
    This is the last day you can use our £6.00 Special Delivery/ Post Boost option for deliveries within the UK.
  • Friday 22nd December - Royal Mail Special Delivery Saturday Guaranteed
    Oh dear you are down to the wire.. If you order before 2pm we will ship out the same day for a next day pre 1pm delivery. Remember someone will have to sign for it and not all areas in the UK are actually next day. Checkout which postcode areas are next day on the Royal Mail website.

Parcelforce Deliveries

For large items such as bike frames, double dozers, and bouldering mats.

  • Wednesday 20th December - Parcelforce express48 large
    This is the last day that you can use our standard delivery for large items.
  • Thursday 21st December - Parcelforce express 24 large
    Woah there, you are living life on the edge! This is the last day for next day delivery for bulky items.

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Dear Father Christmas...

As for the AK team, we're all eyeing up the goodies in the showroom and writing letters to father Christmas about what we'd like in our stockings The AK team favourites are coming soon, so keep an eye out for them!


By Hati Whiteley