Holiday planning

During the holidays, the normal GLS lead times may vary. To ensure that your shipments reach the recipient on time, GLS advises you to take the adjusted lead times below into account. For current disturbances due to weather conditions or other exceptional circumstances, see our GLS Alerts.

Parcel & Express

Dispatch dateDelivery date
The NetherlandsBelgiumGermanyFrance*Denmark
Thursday
28 October 2021
2-11-2021
(+1 day)
Friday
29 October 2021
2-11-2021
(+1 day)
3-11-2021
(+1 day)
Monday
1 November 2021
All Saints' Day3-11-2021
(+1 day)
The NetherlandsBelgiumGermanyFrance*Denmark
Tuesday
9 November 2021
12-11-2021
(+1 day)
Wednesday
10 November 2021
12-11-2021
(+1 day)
15-11-2021
(+1 day)
Thursday
11 November 2021
Armistice Day15-11-2021
(+1 day)
Wednesday
22 December 2021
27-12-2021
(+1 day)
27-12-2021
(+1 day)
Thursday
23 December 2021
28-12-2021
(+1 day)
28-12-2021
(+1 day)
Wednesday
29 December 2021
3-1-2022
(+1 day)
3-1-2022
(+1 day)
Thursday
30 December 2021
4-1-2022
(+1 day)
4-1-2022
(+1 day)

All data mentioned are subject to changes and errors. Delivery dates for the UK are not longer available due to irregularities at customs clearance.
*Depending on the destination in the country, lead times may vary.

Freight

Collection dateDistribution date
The NetherlandsBelgium & Luxembourg
Friday
29 October 2021
2-11-2021
(+1 day)
Monday
1 November 2021
All Saints' Day3-11-2021
(+1 day)
Wednesday
10 November 2021
12-11-2021
(+1 day)
Thursday
11 November 2021
Armistice Day15-11-2021
(+1 day)
Thursday
23 December 2021
24-12-2021*24-12-2021*
Friday
24 December 2021**
Christmas Eve27-12-202128-12-2021
(+1 day)
Thursday
30 December 2021
31-12-2021*31-12-2021*
Friday
31 December 2021**
New Year's Eve3-1-20224-1-2022
(+1 day)

*Limited operation. Only consignments of which is indicated that they can be delivered.
**Limited operation. Collection on request until 12:00 at the latest.