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  • Israel - February 12, 2024

    As a result of the current situation in Israel there are delays with many flight cancellations. This is a fluid situation and may change at short notice. Throughout the country, the retention period for unclaimed items has been extended to 30 days. All items are subject to delay.

  • Norway - February 8, 2024

    Norwegian Post have informed that due to construction work at their Office of Exchange NOOSLB for next 3 weeks, until 25th February, there may be some disruption in the processing of traffic through the office as result and delays may be experienced throughout this period.

  • Italy - February 8, 2024

    Post Italiane have informed that a 24-hour strike has been called for 9th February 2024 by Major Unions. Disruption is to be expected with regards to the handling of mail during the strike and over the weekend into next week. As result, delay may be observed during and immediately after the strike until at least the 13th February

  • Chile - February 8, 2024

    Chilean Post have informed that its operations in the Valparaíso region are currently disrupted by a number of fires with shipments to and from the region being delayed by at least 24 hours. The following areas will not have home delivery services until further notice: Viña del Mar:- Canal Beagle, Villa Dulce, Limonares, Villa Independencia, Villa Hermosa, El Olivar, El Salto, Chorrillos, Santa Julia, Miraflores, Achupallas, Reñaca Alto, Villa La Cruz, Rukán. Quilpué: - Canal Chacao, Pompeya norte/sur, Villa Olímpica, Colina de Oro, Población Argentina, Paso hondo, Los Pinos Villa Alemana: Fundo El Rincón, Las Acacias Items sent to the above areas will be delivered to the nearest branch for pickup. The operating hours of some Correos Chile branches may also be shortened where necessary, leading to delays in the transportation, collection and delivery of all mail types

  • Belgium - February 8, 2024

    Belgian have informed that a 24-hour strike is planned from 22.00 CET on 7 February to 22.00 CET on 8 February 2024. The strike will affect the workforce available at the BPost international sorting center and within the domestic sorting and distribution network and as a result, disruption and delay to the receipt of international shipments, as well as the transportation, collection and delivery of all mail types, during and immediately after the strike is likely.

  • France - February 5, 2024

    Farmers Movements La Poste have informed us that due to the French farmers’ movement throughout the country (including at borders) the majority of motorways, strategic sections and access to major cities are currently subject to disruption. As a result, they are experiencing difficulties with the receipt of international shipments and the transportation, collection and delivery of all mail types with delays to be expected until situation return to normal. Strikes in Mayotte La Poste have informed us that due to industrial action in Mayotte, parcel-post and services to and from the archipelago have been suspended since 29 January 2024 and as such services to this region are likely to be impacted by delays currently until the situation returns to normal.

  • Mexico - February 2, 2024

    Mexico Post have updated that whilst the situation in Acapulco and the surrounding regions remains critical, basic postal services have now been re-established since the passing of Hurricane Otis. However, the Post is still unable to guarantee electronic data interchange with its partners owing to a lack of power and connectivity in the affected areas. Municipality / Postcode Range Ayutla de los Libres - 39200 - 39229 Acapulco de Juárez - 39300 - 39937 San Marcos - 39960 - 39997 Petatlán - 40830 - 40859 Zihuatanejo de Azueta - 40880 - 40897 Técpan de Galeana - 40900 - 40929 Atoyac de Álvarez - 40930 - 40958 Coyuca de Benítez - 40970 - 40997 San Luis Acatlán - 41600 - 41637 Ometepec - 41700 - 41736 Cuautepec - 41840 - 41860

  • Finland - February 2, 2024

    Fin Post have informed us that several trade unions have announced political strikes throughout Finland on February 1–2, 2024. The Postal and Logistics Union (PAU) and the Automobile and Transport Workers' Union (AKT) will participate in the strike actions, hence delays of at least a few days to deliveries can be expected as result.

  • Belgium - February 2, 2024

    Belgian Post have informed us that due to the Belgian farmers’ movement throughout the country, the majority of motorways, strategic sections and access to major cities are currently subject to disruption. This movement is expected to last until 2 February 2024 at least. As a result, BPost is experiencing difficulties in the receipt of international shipments, transportation, collection and delivery of all mail types with delays to be expected until situation returns to normal.

  • Belgium - January 22, 2024

    Belgium Post have advised us that they are experiencing severe operational difficulties owing to heavy snowfall. A red alert is in place prohibiting the circulation of certain goods and impacting the supply chain. Delays are expected until the situation locally improves.

  • Iceland - January 19, 2024

    Icelandic Post have advised that a new volcanic eruption started just north of Grindavik in the Reykjanes peninsula on Sunday 14th January 2024.\ It is deemed likely that more eruptions will occur around the town in the coming weeks, hence It is unlikely that habitants will be allowed to return to live in Grindavik in the coming weeks or months. Iceland Post has not delivered mail in the Grindavik area since the original evacuation 13th of November 2023 and due to the area being uninhabitable it seems unlikely it will be possible to deliver mail in Grindavik in the near future. We will provide any further updates on this as they become available.

  • France - January 19, 2024

    La Poste have advised that they are currently experiencing issues owing to severe weather within France, primarily in Northern and Eastern areas. As a result delays should be expected until conditions locally improve.

  • Luxembourg - January 17, 2024

    Lux Post have informed us that due to severe weather conditions the country is currently under red alert. As a result, their mail delivery service will not be provided today (17th January 2024) and the distribution of parcel services may also be affected during this period. Delays are to be expected.

  • Papua New Guinea - January 15, 2024

    The designated operator of Papua New Guinea, Post PNG, have informed us that the Government has declared a state of emergency effective for 14 days from 12 January 2024 as a result of protests and civil unrest that broke out on 10 January 2024. As a result, delays are to be expected and we will provide a further update when available.

  • Mauritius - January 15, 2024

    Mauritius Post have informed us that a cyclone warning is currently in force in Mauritius owing to the passage of Tropical Cyclone Belal. The international airport is temporarily closed, and several flights have been cancelled. The transportation of all mail types is therefore affected across the country with delays to be expected.

  • Japan - January 5, 2024

    Japan Post continue to accept mail but have notified us that the delivery of all types of items are currently being delayed owing to damage caused by the earthquake that struck the Hokuriku region on 1 January 2024. The worst affected areas are as follows and delays are likely to be experienced: • Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa and Fukui areas • Parts of Hokkaido, Yamagata, Nagano and the Hyogo areas.

  • Italy - January 5, 2024

    Post Italiane have informed us that a 24-hour strike has been called on 8th January 2024 by Unions at Bcube MLE handler, AMUs at Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate airports Disruption is to be expected and delay may be observed during and immediately after the strike.

  • Australia - January 5, 2024

    Rail Incident - Due to a rail incident in South Australia, deliveries to Western Australia are currently delayed. Items sent from the 28th December between other states and territories to Western Australia may take an extra 1-2 days to be delivered. Cyclone - Due to the flood emergency taking place in Far North Queensland following Cyclone Jasper on the 18th of December, the following areas have been impacted and delays may be experienced: Arundel, Bundall, Mt Tamborine, Canungra, Burleigh, Logan City, Nerang, Yatala, Stapylton. Postcodes affected include 4207, 4208, 4209, 4210, 4213, 4223, 4226, 4270, 4271, 4272, 4275.

  • Thailand - December 27, 2023

    Thailand Post advises that torrential rains in southern Thailand have caused severe flooding that is affecting transportation. There are delays in delivery of postal items in postcode areas 90XXX, 91XXX, 94XXX, 95XXX and 96XXX.

  • Algeria - December 27, 2023

    Algéria Poste, have informed us of current disruption to postal operations owing to a force majeure situation, associated with the imminent relocation of the “Alger Colis Postaux (Alger CP AO)” office of exchange. This situation is hampering the processing of inbound and outbound mail and delays are likely to be experienced.

  • Cuba - December 18, 2023

    The US Postal Service™ has temporarily suspended international mail acceptance to Cuba due to unavailability of transportation.

  • Iceland - December 12, 2023

    Incident 1: Earthquake and Volcanic Activity and Strikes Icelandic Post has declared a state of emergency after a series of earthquakes in the Reykjanes peninsula. A risk of a volcanic activity in or around the town of Grindavik has led to authorities ordering the town’s evacuation which is expected to last for a minimum of two weeks. During this time Icelandic Post will not be able to deliver mail in Grindavik (post codes 240-241). Registered items will be forwarded as possible to temporary addresses of residents. As a result, delays are expected for this region until situation returns to normal. Incident 2 - Air Traffic Controller Strike Icelandic Post has informed that the union for Air traffic controllers has announced strike action this week with stoppages on Tuesday 12th and Thursday 14th of December from 04:00 – 10:00. Ongoing discussion continues to try find resolution. However, if the strike goes ahead, flight cancellations and delays can be expected on and around these dates as result.

  • Cyprus - December 12, 2023

    Cyprus Post have informed us that certain unions have announced a 3-days strike from Monday 11th December and this is due to end on Thursday 14th December. As result, delivery delay can be expected during and immediately after the strike in case of any possible backlog.

  • Jamaica - November 6, 2023

    Jamaica Post have advised that parts of the island experienced a 4.2 magnitude earthquake on the 28th November. All mail operations were immediately halted and are yet to resume. As a result delays are to be expected currently.

  • Niger - November 27, 2023

    Niger Post has updated us that Mail operation has resumed. As result, mail service & dispatch is to resume from 2nd December 2023.

  • Serbia - November 16, 2023

    Serbia Post have informed that they have been experiencing disruption since 24 October 2023 due to a series of unlawful strikes which is resulting in delays in the processing and delivery of items.

  • Italy - November 16, 2023

    Post Italiane have informed that a 24-hour strike has been called for 17th November 2023 by Major Unions. Disruption is to be expected with regards to the handling of mail during the strike and over the weekend into next week. As result, delays may be observed during and immediately after the strike

  • Iceland - November 13, 2023

    Icelandic Post has declared a state of emergency after a series of earthquakes in the Reykjanes peninsula. A risk of a volcanic activity in or around the town of Grindavik has led to authorities ordering the town’s evacuation which is expected to last for a minimum of two weeks. During this time Icelandic Post will not be able to deliver mail in Grindavik (post codes 240-241). Registered items will be forwarded as possible to temporary addresses of residents. As a result, delays are expected for this region until situation returns to normal.

  • Italy - November 8, 2023

    Italian Post have informed that there have been extreme weather conditions and flooding since 3 November 2023 in the Tuscany region. The affected postcodes areas are: 59025, 59011, 59015, 59013, 59016, 59021, 59024, 59026, 59025, 51035 and 51039. As a result, delays may be experienced in certain areas of Tuscany, in the provinces of Florence, Pistoia and Prato.

  • Mexico - November 1, 2023

    Mexico Post have informed that due to category-five Hurricane Otis passing through the port of Acapulco on Thursday, 26 October, postal services have been suspended in the affected areas until further notice. A situation of force majeure has been declared in the affected areas where power and telephone lines are down, infrastructure and roads have been damaged. As result, delays should be expected in the following areas until further notice. Municipality / Postcode Range Ayutla de los Libres - 39200 - 39229 Acapulco de Juárez - 39300 - 39937 San Marcos - 39960 - 39997 Petatlán - 40830 - 40859 Zihuatanejo de Azueta - 40880 - 40897 Técpan de Galeana - 40900 - 40929 Atoyac de Álvarez - 40930 - 40958 Coyuca de Benítez - 40970 - 40997 San Luis Acatlán - 41600 - 41637 Ometepec - 41700 - 41736 Cuautepec - 41840 - 41860

  • Jamaica - November 1, 2023

    Jamaica Post have informed that parts of the island experienced a 5.6 magnitude earthquake at 10.57 local time on Monday, 30 October 2023. Subsequently the central sorting office was evacuated with all operations immediately halted. Delays are likely to be experienced during this period.

  • Thailand - October 30, 2023

    Thai Post have advised that rain in the central and north eastern parts of the country has led to floods in a number of provinces. As a result road blockages have effected the transit of all mail types and this is likely to continue until the situation improves. The affected postcode areas are as follows; 13xxx, 24xxx, 34xxx, 40xxx, 46xxx, 60xxx, 63xxx, 65xxx, 66xxx, 67xxx

  • Israel - October 23, 2023

    Israel Post would like to inform that as a result of the ongoing conflict and severe military situation in Israel, it is currently unable to deliver postal items to, or receive them from, the Gaza Strip. Therefore, there will be no postal exchanges with the Gaza Strip until further notice.

  • Indonesia - October 20, 2023

    Indonesian Post have advised us that as a result of the implementation of new import regulations by customs delay in the delivery of all inbound international items should be expected from the 17th October to the 24th October 2023.

  • Italy - October 19, 2023

    Poste Italiane have advised that a 24 hour strike has been called for the 20th October 2023 by major unions of the airport handlers and service personnel at all Italian airports. Disruption is expected during and immediately after the strike and delays should be expected.

  • Thailand - October 17, 2023

    Thailand Post advises that continuing rains in central and northeastern parts of the country have caused flooding in some provinces. There are delays in transporting and delivering mail items. The affected postcode areas are: 10530, 12xxx, 13xxx, 24xxx, 30xxx, 34xxx, 36xxx, 40xxx, 46xxx, 65xxx, 66xxx and 67xxx.

  • Israel - October 12, 2023

    As of 7 October 2023, Israel has entered a complex and severe military situation, in which a state of war has been declared by the Israeli government, following the firing of thousands of rockets towards Israeli population centres, and attacks by Hamas on Israeli towns near the Gaza Strip, which have killed hundreds of civilians and injured thousands. The situation is difficult, and the consequences still unclear. Israel Post is an essential service provider, and it is doing its utmost to maintain its service level under the state security guidelines. However, as there are some flight cancellations, closed roads (especially in the south, but also in the centre of the country), and security restrictions in opening service points and in reaching sensitive and closed areas, there will be an impact on performance and service-level agreements. The scope of the impact is still unknown. To prevent a cyberattack, Israel Post has shut down the use of its track and trace system from abroad. Nevertheless, the sending and receipt of EDI messages is unaffected.

  • Israel - October 10, 2023

    As a result of the current situation in Israel there were many flight cancellations over the weekend. Flights are scheduled to continue from later this week however this is a fluid situation and may change at short notice. Delays may be experienced while this continues.

  • Hong Kong - October 10, 2023

    Hong Kong Post have invoked a short period of force majeure due to a cyclone (Koinu) warning signal from the 8th October. This is likely to impact processing for all mail types for at least a couple of days so delays may be experienced.

  • Cyprus - October 5, 2023

    Cyprus Post have informed that part of the governments IT system will be disconnected for a maintenance upgrade from Friday 6th October until Monday 9th October. During this period Cyprus Post cannot handle mail and short delays are likely to be experienced during and immediately after this period of downtime.

  • Bermuda - October 3, 2023

    Bermuda Post have informed us that the Governments IT systems have been subject to a ransomware attack. As a direct result the Post Office are unable to scan or dispatch mail. Mail is being processed manually however this is impacting on the operation. Delays should be expected whilst this is ongoing.