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services affected

Start date
End date
Country
Event
Impact
Start date

15/11/2018

End date

Ongoing

Country

Saudi Arabia

Event

Technical

Impact

Please be aware that the local customs systems in Saudi Arabia are currently experiencing intermittent problems causing clearance delays.

Start date

14/11/2018

End date

Ongoing

Country

Panama

Event

Industrial Action

Impact

Services are temporarily suspended for transit mail to Colombia.

Start date

14/11/2018

End date

Ongoing

Country

Kuwait

Event

Extreme Weather Conditions

Impact

It has been reported that due to thunderstorms and torrential rain in Kuwait, potential delivery delays are to be expected as a result.

Start date

12/11/2018

End date

13/11/2018

Country

Italy

Event

Technical

Impact

The International Conference for Libya took place in Palermo on the 12th & 13th November. In compliance with security measures, seven post offices in no-access postcode area: 90142 were closed from Saturday November 10th up to mid-day on Tuesday November 13th. As a result of this, delays may be observed due to the possibility of back-logged mail.

Start date

10/11/2018

End date

Ongoing

Country

USA (California)

Event

Natural Disaster

Impact

Please be advised that due to wildfires in California, deliveries to the following zip codes may be effected. Magalia - 95954-9998 Stirling City - 5978-9998 Paradise - 95969-9998 Forest Ranch - 95942-9998

Start date

31/10/2018

End date

07/11/2018

Country

Morocco

Event

Industrial Action

Impact

Morocco Post has advised that there is currently a road transport strike with associated blockages on major roads and highways. Consequently, delivery delays can be expected  until the strikes end. It is not known how long these strikes are planned for currently.

Start date

30/10/2018

End date

18/11/2018

Country

China

Event

Technical

Impact

Currently until the 18th November, most E-commerce companies in China have started "Double 11" Shopping Festival Sales. Please note that during this period the China Postal Service have advised they could face potential delays due to increased volumes through their network.

Start date

29/11/2018

End date

Ongoing

Country

Italy

Event

Extreme Weather Conditions

Impact

Following significant flooding towards the end of October, severe impacts to postal delivery have been seen as a result of temporary road closures in the Feltre territory (North-East). Due to these access issues, mail and parcels for the Feltre territory will continue to experience delays to delivery. The situation is back to normal in other North-Eastern territories.

Start date

22/10/2018

End date

Ongoing

Country

Canada

Event

Technical

Impact

Due to continued industrial action across Canada, Canada Post has now advised they will not accept items into their network until further notice. All IMPC's into Canada are closed until further notice. Our suppliers will continue to accept Canada volume, however, all items will be held until such time as Canada Posts lifts their restriction.

Start date

15/01/2018

End date

Ongoing

Country

Luxembourg and Switzerland

Event

Technical

Impact

We are currently experiencing issues with the handler for these two destinations. In the interim, emergency routes have been setup for these 2 destinations while we look for alternative solutions. As result, it's possible that all mail services may experience delays of up to 24 hours.

Start date

02/11/2017

End date

Ongoing

Country

Iraq

Event

Political

Impact

Due to political developments in northern Iraq the government has issued an embargo on flights into the region. It is expected that no deliveries will be possible until the situation is resolved.

Start date

15/08/2017

End date

Ongoing

Country

Venezuela

Event

Extreme Circumstances

Impact

It has been reported that it is not possible to send any mail and parcels to Venezuela as the route has been closed off due to the political instability in the country.

Start date

06/06/2017

End date

Ongoing

Country

United Arab Emirates, Bahrain

Event

Impact

It has been reported that, in accordance with the declaration issued by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cutting ties with Qatar, the provision of postal services with that member country has, until further notice, been suspended.

Start date

27/03/2015

End date

Ongoing

Country

Yemen

Event

Civil Unrest

Impact

CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. Due to the current situation in Yemen mail services have been suspended. Where possible, items currently in transit will be returned to sender. We are sorry that our suppliers are not accepting mail for Yemen at this time.

Start date

15/07/2014

End date

Ongoing

Country

Libya

Event

Political

Impact

CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. Due to the civil unrest in Libya and the recent attack at the International Airport Tripoli (TIP), all mail items going to Libya will face disruptions for the foreseeable future. Postal distributers have asked that all mail items for Libya are not sent out into the postal system until further notice.

Start date

28/03/2014

End date

Ongoing

Country

Ukraine

Event

Political

Impact

CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. 18/03/2016: Mail services to Crimea, Sevastapol, Donetsk and Luhansk Oblast are suspended until further notice.

Start date

28/10/2013

End date

Ongoing

Country

Syria

Event

Exceptional Circumstances

Impact

CURRENTLY NO SERVICE. Due to the current exceptional circumstances in the Syrian Arab Republic, all mail deliveries have now been suspended.

Start date

07/01/1991

End date

Ongoing

Country

Somalia

Event

Political

Impact

CURRENTLY NO SERVICE.

bank holidays

Date Country

20/11/2018

Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bénin, Brazil (regional), Brunei, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Dijbouti, Egypt, Eritrea (regional), Gambia, Guinea, Guyana, India (regional), Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte (regional), Niger, Nigeria, North Cyprus, Oman, Philippines (regional), Sénégal, Sierra Leaone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, West Bank, Yemen

21/11/2018

Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina (regional), Cambodia, CĂ´te d'lvorie, Ethiopia, Germany (regional), India (regional), Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal (regional), Pakistan, Somalia, Tanzania

22/11/2018

American Samoa, Cambodia, Guam, Kuwait, Laos (regional), Lebanon, Micronesia (regional), Morocco (regional), Myanmar, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, USA, Virgin Islands

23/11/2018

Cambodia, Georgia, India (regional), Japan, Nepal (regional), Turks and Caicos Islands

24/11/2018

Taiwan (regional)

25/11/2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina (regional), Iran, Suriname

26/11/2018

Abkhazia, India (regional), Mongolia

27/11/2018

Mali

28/10/2018

Albania, Chad, Congo, East Timor, Kosovo, Mauritania, Norfolk Island, Oman, Panama

29/11/2018

Albania, Liberia, Oman, Vanuatu

30/11/2018

Argentina (regional), Barbados, Philippines, Romania, UAE, Yemen

01/12/2018

Central African Republic, Chad, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Portugal, Romania

02/12/2018

Laos, Myanmar, UAE

03/12/2018

India (regional), Kazakhstan, Laos, Nepal (regional), New Zealand (regional), Spain (regional), Tonga, UAE

05/12/2018

India (regional), Thailand

06/12/2018

Ă…land, Finland, Spain

07/12/2018

Bonaire, East Timor, Ecuador (regional), Ghana, Guam (regional), Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands (regional)

08/12/2018

Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Chile, Colombia, East Timor, Falkland Islands, Guam, Guinea, Equatorial, Holy See (Vatican City), Italy, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Niangua, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, San Marino, Seychelles, Spain, Switzerland (regional), Uzbekistan, Venezuela (regional)

09/12/2018

Antigua and Barbuda, Maldives, Tanzania

10/12/2018

Albania, Cambodia, Falkland Islands, Iraq, Macau (regional), Namibia, Thailand

11/12/2018

Burkina Faso, Malaysia (regional)

12/12/2018

India (regional), Kenya, Mexico (regional), Turkmenistan

13/12/2018

Malta, Saint Lucia

15/12/2018

Guernsey and Alderney (regional)

16/12/2018

Bahrain, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, South Africa

17/12/2018

Bahrain, Bhutan, Kazakhstan, South Africa

18/12/2018

India (regional), Kazakhstan, Niger, Qatar

19/12/2018

Anguilla, India (regional)

20/12/2018

Macau, RĂ©union

21/12/2018

Sao Tome and Principe

22/12/2018

Macau (regional), Nepal (regional), Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe

23/12/2018

Japan

24/12/2018

Aland (regional), Andorra (regional), Argentina (regional), Austria (regional), Belarus, Brazil (regional), Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark (regional), Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland (regional), Germany (regional), Greenland, Guatemala (regional), Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Japan, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein (regional), Lithuania, Luxembourg (regional), Macau, Mictonesia (regional), Moldova, New Caledonia (regional), Nicaragua (regional), Norway (regional), Philippines, Portugal (regional), Puerto Rico (regional), San Marino (regional), Sint Maarten (regional), Slovakia, South Sudan, Svalbard and Jan Mayen (regional), Sweden (regional), Ukraine, Venezuela

25/12/2018

Aland, Albania, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bénin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Côte d'lvoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuadoe, El Salvador, Eritrea (regional), Estonia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala. Guernsey and Alderney, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Holy See (Vatican City), Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India (regional), Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kenya, Kirobati, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal (regional), Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Réunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre et Miquelon, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Sénégal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenis (regional), Soloman Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan (regional), Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand (regional), Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank, Zambia, Zimbabwe

26/12/2018

Aland, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium (regional), Belize, Bermuda, St Eusratius and Saba Bonaire, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada (regional), Cayman Islands, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Estonia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France (regional), Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guernsey and Alderney, Guyana, Holy See (Vatican City), Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India (regional), Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jamaica, Jersey, Kenya, Kiribati, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau (regional), Malawi, Malta (regional), Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua (regional), Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Norway, Pakistan (regional), Papaua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, Soloman Islands, Switzerland (regional), Tanzania, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, UK, Vanuatum, Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe

27/12/2018

Falkland Islands, Ireland (regional), Nicaragua (regional), Niue (regional), North Korea, Sudan (regional)

28/12/2018

Falkland Islands (regional), Nicaragua (regional)

29/12/2018

Mongolia, Nicaragua (regional), Vietnam

30/12/2018

Nepal (regional), Nicaragua (regional), Philippines (regional), Russia, Vietnam

31/12/2018

Andorra (regional), Argentina (regional), Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh (regional), Belarus, Brazil (regional), Brunei (regional), Chile (regional), Cuba, Denmark (regional), East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador (regional), Estonia (regional), Falkland Islands (regional), Faroe Islands, Finland (regional), Germany (regional), Greenland, Guatemala (regional), Hungary, Iceland (regional), Japan (regional), Kazakhstan, Kosovo (regional), Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein (regional), Macau (regional), Moldova, Montserrat, Myanmar, Nicaragua (regional), Paraguay (regional), Philippines, Russia, San Marino (regional), Sint Maarten (regional), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (regional), Sweden (regional),Switzerland (regional), Taiwan, Thailand, Transdniestria, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam