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*United
Kingdom*
Denmark
Tuesday
22-12-2020
23-12-202023-12-202028-12-2020
(+3 days)
24-12-2020
(+1 day)
24-12-2020
(+1 day)
28-12-2020
(+3 days)
Wednesday
23-12-2020
24-12-202024-12-202029-12-2020
(+2 days)
21-12-2020
(+1 day)
30-12-2020
(+3 days)
28-12-2020
(+1 day)
Thursday
24-12-2020**
28-12-2020
(+1 day)
29-12-2020
(+2 days)
29-12-2020
(+1 day)
29-12-2020
(+1 day)
30-12-2020
(+2 days)
29-12-2020
(+1 day)
Friday
25-12-2020
Christmas------------------------------------------
Tuesday
29-12-2020
30-12-202030-12-202004-01-2021
(+2 days)
31-12-202031-12-202004-01-2021
(+2 days)
Wednesday
30-12-2020
31-12-202031-12-202005-01-2021
(+2 days)
04-01-2021
(+1 day)
05-01-2021
(+2 days)
05-01-2021
(+2 days)
Thursday
31-12-2020**
New Year's Eve04-01-2021
(+1 day)
05-01-2021
(+2 days)
05-01-2021
(+1 day)
05-01-2021
(+1 day)
05-01-2021
(+1 day)
05-01-2021
(+1 day)
Friday
01-01-2021
New Year's Day------------------------------------------

All data mentioned are subject to changes and errors.
*Depending on the destination in the country, lead times may vary.
** Collection times may vary due to changed working hours. For questions please contact your regular contact person.

Freight

CollectionDistribution
The NetherlandsBelgium & Luxembourg
Tuesday
22-12-2020
23-12-202023-12-2020
Wednesday
23-12-2020
24-12-2020*24-12-2020*
Thursday
24-12-2020**
28-12-202029-12-2020
Friday
25-12-2020
ChristmasClosedClosed
Monday
28-12-2020
29-12-202029-12-2020
The NetherlandsBelgium & Luxembourg
Tuesday
29-12-2020
30-12-202030-12-2020
Wednesday
30-12-2020
31-12-2020*31-12-2020*
Thursday
31-12-2020**
New Year´s Eve04-01-202105-01-2021
Friday
01-01-2021
New Year's DayClosedClosed
Monday
04-01-2021
05-01-202105-01-2021

All data mentioned are subject to changes and errors.
* Limited operation. Only those consignments for which it has been indicated that they can also be delivered.
** Limited operation. Collections are available up to 12:00 p.m. (noon) on request.
On 24 and 31 December no import and export lines to and from Belgium.