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Festive post destinations revealed

Published 21/11/2011 | 00:06

The Royal Mail will deliver post this Christmas to festive-sounding destinations including Santa Claus and Rudolf
The Royal Mail will deliver post this Christmas to festive-sounding destinations including Santa Claus and Rudolf

The Royal Mail will deliver post this Christmas to festive-sounding destinations including Santa Claus, Rudolf, Donner, Blitzen, Bethlehem - as well as Brussels and Turkey.

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A list of Christmas-themed towns and villages was published as the group reminded people that the last posting dates for international mail is looming.

The United States in particular has many towns named after Santa and his reindeer, while there is a Sledge in Mississippi, numerous Christmas Islands, a Star in Scotland and a Bethlehem in Wales.

The latest recommended posting dates are December 5 for countries in South and Central America, Africa, Caribbean, Middle East, Far East, Asia, New Zealand and Australia, December 9 for the United States, Canada and Eastern Europe and December 12 for western Europe.

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