Christmas 2018 – Send By Dates and Contact Information


Transport your luggage easily and affordably this Christmas!

Are you travelling home for Christmas this year? Or perhaps travelling abroad in search of some winter sun? Uni Baggage provides an easy, reliable and low-cost way for you to transport your heavy bags, suitcases and personal belongings over the festive period.

Are you new to luggage shipping? Find out exactly what our service entails here.

Read on to find out absolutely everything you need to know about booking with Uni Baggage over the festive season. Please be sure to take note of our recommended Christmas send by dates, as well as all of our holiday office closure information.


Uni Baggage Christmas Send By Dates

Below you can find our recommended send by dates for the busy December period. If you would like your luggage to arrive in time for Christmas, we recommend sending on or before the following dates listed. You may still book a collection after the listed dates, however, we then cannot guarantee that your item will arrive in time before Christmas. Please note that all Uni Baggage services are estimated and can be subject to occasional delays.

Please note that we recommend allowing 1 extra day than normal for delivery during December due to extremely high volumes of shipments, and also to consider any adverse weather conditions. Deliveries will take place until 21st of December.


UK Shipments (incl. Northern Ireland)

Recommend sending on or before 18th December for all 48-hour services.

Recommend sending on or before 19th December for all 24-hour services.

We highly recommend booking 2-3 days before your collection date.

International Shipments

Recommend sending on or before 13th December for Economy services within Europe.

Recommend sending on or before 17th December for Express services worldwide.*

* Please bear in mind there may be delays in customs if applicable.


Uni Baggage Christmas Closure Dates

Below you can find the Uni Baggage office opening hours during the holiday period. You can also see on which days collections and deliveries will take place in December.

DateOpen/Closed?Collection/Delivery?
21/12/2018OpenDeliveries Only
22/12/2018ClosedNo
23/12/2018ClosedNo
24/12/2018ClosedNo
25/12/2018ClosedNo
26/12/2018ClosedNo
27/12/2018OpenCollections and Deliveries
28/12/2018OpenCollections and Deliveries
29/12/2018ClosedNo
30/12/2018ClosedNo
31/12/2018ClosedNo
01/01/2019ClosedNo

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can place a booking on our website anytime. Our online booking system is available 24/7. So, if you need to send luggage overseas again in time for the new year, for example, you can make a booking any time.


Uni Baggage Contact Information

If you happen to have any questions, you can contact our office directly from 9am-10pm on any of the days we are open. However, if you need to get in touch regarding your shipment when our offices are closed, please see the courier contact information below.

UK Shipments

Parcelforce is used for our luggage deliveries within the UK (incl. Northern Ireland) for both Express 48 and Express 24 services. You can find their contact information here.

International Shipments

DHL is used for shipments outside of the UK, and for Express 24 shipments from Northern Ireland to mainland UK. You can find their contact information here.

Still Not Sure?

If you’re still not sure which of our couriers your shipment is booked with, simply log into ‘My Orders’ on your Uni Baggage account and click on the green collection and delivery times. When you click this, a pop-up notification will show your specific courier details.


How To Book With Uni Baggage This Christmas

Booking with Uni Baggage over the holiday season is easy. Simply start by getting a quote straight from our homepage. Our easy to use online booking system is available 24/7 and takes just a few short moments to complete. We give you the freedom to choose a collection date that suits you, so you can arrange everything around your festive travel plans. Once you’ve booked, we’ll send you some shipping labels to print and attach to your items. After that, we’ll take care of the rest. That’s one less thing to worry about!

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My name is Katy and I look after the online community for Uni Baggage!