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Kids Can Get A Free Letter From Santa As Royal Mail Opens Scheme

Kids Can Get A Free Letter From Santa As Royal Mail Opens Scheme

Royal Mail has officially opened its scheme for 2020!

Lucy Devine

Lucy Devine

There's a lot about the festive season that feels very different this year. But one tradition that's not cancelled is the magic of writing to Father Christmas.

And now, Royal Mail has opened its Write to Santa scheme meaning kids can get a free reply from the big man himself.

Royal Mail has officially opened the scheme (
PA)

"It's nearly Christmas, and we know you want to make sure that your letter to Santa Claus gets to him," the website explains.

"We've just received the message below from Father Christmas himself - he's as excited about Christmas as we are! Please remember, as Santa says: get your letter posted by Friday 11 December."

It seems Santa himself has been in touch with Royal Mail to let them know that it's business as usual in the North Pole - thank goodness!

Make sure you send your letters by 11th December! (
PA)

The message says: "Dear boys and girls, Christmas is a very exciting but busy time for me.

"The elves are making toys, the reindeer are practising their sleigh runs, and I'm busy preparing my list of who's been good this year.

"I will be getting my sleigh ready for the long journey on Christmas Eve and in between I will try to reply to as many of you as possible.

"Please send your letters to: Santa/Father Christmas, Santa's Grotto, Reindeerland, XM4 5HQ."

It seems Santa himself has been in touch with Royal Mail to let them know that it's business as usual in the North Pole (
PA)

To receive a letter from Santa, it's essential you write the address very carefully on the envelope - after all, it's a long journey to the North Pole and you wouldn't want it getting lost!

Make sure you use a stamp on the envelope and include your full name and address in the letter.

"I'm looking forward to delivering your presents on Christmas Eve," added Santa.

"Make sure you remember my mince pie and Rudolph's carrot!"

If you would like to receive a letter in Welsh, please send to: Sion Corn, Ogof Sion Corn, Gwlad Y Ceirw, XM4 5HQ.

And don't forget - they must be posted by Friday 11th December! Better get started on our lists...

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Christmas, News