Christmas Cut Off Dates

Christmas Cut Off Dates

SIM 2019 Christmas Cut Off Dates

Delight your customers this Christmas time and get organised ahead of the festive rush with SIM. We’ve included all the information you need below in order to meet deadlines for your orders and ensure all your clients receive their memorabilias in time for the festive season. Ensure you make this the most wonderful time of the year and delight your clients with beautiful personalised products this Christmas.

Important Calendar Dates For Your Photography Orders

Listed below are all the important deadlines for each service we offer, so you can be sure to know which date to make your product orders by.

Christmas order deadlines:

SIM Lab Cut off dates

  • Standard photo prints, Large format photo prints, Fine Art giclée prints & Photo merchandise - 20th December
  • Canvases, Artwraps, Mounting & Laminating all other products - 11th December
  • Got Photo / Image File / Netlife - 10th December
*All orders to be made by 1pm

SIM Imaging Cut off dates
  • Design Service - 18th November
  • Albums & books - 25th November
  • 5 Day Products - 16th December
*All orders to be made by 5pm and uploaded the same working day.
**Same dates for EU orders
5 day products include USB’s, christmas cards, stationery and presentation products.
All album orders need to be uploaded the same working day, so please ensure once your order is placed that you go back to your SimWare to upload your files ready for print.

SIM Frame Cut off dates
  • 11th December
*All orders to be made by 5pm

SIM Express Cut off dates
  • 16th December
*All orders to be made by 5pm

Shipping Cut Off Dates For Your Photography Orders

If your orders are being delivered overseas we will need to allow for a little more time for transit. See our final shipping dates below so you can ensure clients receive their orders in time to put under their Christmas trees.

  • Worldwide - 13th December
  • EU orders (France) - 17th December
  • Southern, Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands, Jersey - 19th December
  • UK Mainland orders - 23rd December

Order Reminders

Don’t worry, we are on the case for keeping you updated with when your orders will arrive. Shortly before we reach each deadline, we’ll send you a reminder to make sure you’ll get your orders in on time. Just a quick reminder that orders placed after the cut-off dates will still be processed, but we cannot guarantee delivery before Christmas.

Closing & Opening Dates For Our Business

We will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 24th December with business resuming as normal on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Order Your Photography Gifts For Christmas

For all albums and books, you can design and place your orders via your SimWare software by the 25th of November. For USB, cards, stationery and presentation products, you can order online from or via your SimWare software.

For photo prints, fine art prints and mounted prints, visit our dedicated to order online with delivery in as little as 24 hours! Place your Christmas custom photo wall art or professionally framed photos online at and visit to order any marketing stationery.

If you’d like to see our products in person, you’re welcome to come and visit our Hatfield showroom. Please feel free to give us a quick call on 01707 27 37 47 or pop an email to [email protected].

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