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 prints and photo products 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. Listed below are all the important calendar dates for your photography orders with a comprehensive list of the deadlines for our Sim Lab services, so you can ensure your orders are placed in plenty of time.

Christmas order deadlines:

11th December - Order by 1pm

  • Canvas prints
  • Photo wraps
  • Board mounted prints
  • Foam mounted prints
  • Dibond mounted prints

20th December - Order by 1pm

  • Standard photo prints
  • Large format photo prints
  • Fine art giclée prints
  • Photo merchandise
  • Photo supplies

10th December - Order by 1pm

Integrated systems & School Photography
If you are a customer who utilises GotPhoto’s fantastic school photography ordering system, you’ll need to ensure all your orders are uploaded to us by 1pm on the 10th of December. This is applicable for our other integration systems including Image File and Netlife, so be sure to let your customers know in advance.

All orders must be placed by 1pm on their designated cut off date to ensure delivery in time for Christmas.

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

Festive opening hours over Christmas & the New Year

  • 23rd December - Normal hours 8.30am - 5.30pm
  • 24th December - 8.30am - 1pm
  • 25th December to 1st January - Closed
  • 2nd January 2020 - Normal hours 8.30am - 5.30pm

We will return on the 2nd of January to begin printing any orders from over the festive period. Please note there may be a day delay in meeting our typical 1pm deadline as we catch up, but we’ll complete all orders as quickly as possible.

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. Ensure you’re signed up to our mailing list at the bottom of the page so you don’t miss out on any important deadline dates. Just a quick reminder that orders placed after the cut-off dates will still be processed, but we cannot guarantee delivery before Christmas.

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 to arrange and we can book you in. If you have any question or queries with regards to our Christmas cut off dates please get in touch via [email protected]



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