Holiday planning

During 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
Wednesday
31 March 2021
6-4-2021
(+2 days)
6-4-2021
(+2 days)
Thursday
1 April 2021
Holy Thursday7-4-2021
(+2 days)
6-4-2021
(+1 day)
7-2-2021
(+2 days)
Friday
2 April 2021
Good Friday6-4-2021
(+1 day)
6-4-2021
(+1 day)
7-4-2021
(+1 day)
7-4-2021
(+1 day)
7-4-2021
(+1 day)
Monday
5 April 2021
Easter Monday-----------------------------------
Monday
26 April 2021
28-4-2021
(+1 day)
27-4-2021
(+1 day)
29-4-2021
(+1 day)
29-4-2021
(+1 day)
29-4-2021
(+1 day)
Tuesday
27 April 2021
King's Day-----------------------------------
Wednesday
28 April 2021
3-5-2021
(+1 day)
Thursday
29 April 2021
4-5-2021
(+1 day)
The NetherlandsBelgiumGermanyFrance*Denmark
Friday
30 April 2021
Bededag4-5-2021
(+1 day)
Tuesday
11 May 2021
14-5-2021
(+1 day)
14-5-2021
(+1 day)
14-5-2021
(+1 day)
Wednesday
12 May 2021
14-5-2021
(+1 day)
14-5-2021
(+1 day)
17-5-2021
(+1 day)
17-5-2021
(+1 day)
17-5-2021
(+1 day)
Thursday
13 May 2021
Ascension Day-----------------------------------
Thursday
20 May 2021
25-5-2021
(+1 day)
25-5-2021
(+1 day)
25-5-2021
(+1 day)
Friday
21 May 2021
25-5-2021
(+1 day)
25-5-2021
(+1 day)
26-5-2021
(+1 day)
26-5-2021
(+1 day)
26-5-2021
(+1 day)
Monday
24 May 2021
Whit Monday-----------------------------------
Monday
12 July 2021
15-7-2021
(+1 day)
The NetherlandsBelgiumGermanyFranceDenmark
Tuesday
13 July 2021
16-7-2021
(+1 day)
Wednesday
14 July 2021
National Holiday (FR)16-7-2021
(+1 day)
Tuesday
20 July 2021
22-7-2021
(+1 day)
Wednesday
21 July 2021
National Holiday (BE)23-7-2021
(+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.