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Shop Service Update

Page updated 22/12/2022

Current Delivery Information

All orders received up to our last published order date of 16 December have been processed and dispatched from our warehouse. However due to Royal Mail's strike action, deliveries are taking longer than usual. We apologise that this may cause some disruption for customers. Orders placed now will arrive after Christmas.

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) called on its members who collect, sort and deliver parcels and mail to take strike action on the following dates:

  • Friday 9 December 2022
  • Sunday 11 December 2022
  • Wednesday 14 December 2022
  • Thursday 15 December 2022
  • Friday 23 December 2022
  • Saturday 24 December 2022

Service guarantees (24hr, 48hr) will be suspended during the industrial action, so we will therefore temporarily suspend our Next Day shipping option during the affected period. This will be reinstated once the carriers reinstate their service guarantees.

Standard delivery is usually within 5-7 days, and Express within 1-2 days, but please note that your order may take a few more days to arrive while the network is disrupted. Opting for Express delivery guarantees that your order will be prioritised at our fulfilment centre.

Guide Dogs Shop Christmas Hours

 If you wish to contact our Customer Services team over the festive period to place or raise a query with an order, our phone line will be open during the following hours over Christmas and New Year. Call our friendly customer service team on 0345 143 0197 or email

Date & Opening Hours

Wednesday 21st – Friday 23rd December | 9am-5pm

Christmas Eve (Saturday 24th December) | CLOSED

Christmas Day (Sunday 25th December)  | CLOSED

Boxing Day (Monday 26th December) | CLOSED

Tuesday 27th December | CLOSED

Wednesday 28th – Friday 30th December | 9am - 5pm

Saturday 31st December – Monday 2nd January 2023 | CLOSED

Tuesday 3rd January 2023 | 9am - 5pm

Thank you for your understanding and support.