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Christmas Cards In Hong Kong: Where To Buy And When To Post Them

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Looking for some inspiration for your Christmas cards this year? We’ve got you covered from head to (mistle)toe! We also have the latest surface mail postal dates for cards and parcels, so make sure you post them well in time.

We can’t believe it’s that time of the year already! With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to shop for the perfect Christmas card and send them out before it’s too late. From stationery stores that stock everything to boutique Hong Kong sites that have their own distinctive style, here’s where to shop for your Xmas cards this year. We’ve also prepared a list of the last postal dates for letters, cards, packets and parcels so you don’t miss any of the important deadlines!

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Editor’s Note: Postal deliveries and schedules in Hong Kong and around the world are constantly being revised. All dates were correct at the time of publication, but expect delays and/or changes. It’s best to send those cards out as early as possible! 

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Where To Buy Christmas Cards In Hong Kong

Picking out seasonal cards is definitely one of our favourite parts of Christmas (besides the eating, movie-watching and other fun family traditions)! Check out our top picks for unique and classic Christmas cards below. 

Barefoot Love – Custom-made Christmas cards and workshops for a good cause

With 100% of profits from its prints going towards supporting grassroots NGOs globally, Barefoot Love is a social enterprise where you can also participate in creative workshops and design or buy your Christmas cards. This year, Barefoot Love is doing only large custom orders but can buy their regular Christmas cards from centres in Jordan and Central or get in touch with HK Charity Bazaar

Barefoot Love, Breakthrough Centre, 191 Woo Sung Street, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Barefoot Love, St. John’s Cathedral bookstore, 4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong, 5982 9288, [email protected], [email protected],

Biscuit Moon Designs – Christmas cards that can be personalised

This Christmas, opt for cards that pair the iconic landmarks of Hong Kong and Asian flair with a truly seasonal touch. Biscuit Moon Designs has a beautiful Christmas collection of cards that are hand or digitally drawn as well as its special “from Hong Kong” cards! 

Biscuit Moon Designs, WhatsApp: 9473 7450, [email protected],

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Bookazine – Stationery store chain with a large collection of Christmas cards and greeting cards for all occasions

With stores across Hong Kong, Bookazine is a one-stop shop for funky stationery items and Christmas cards

Bookazinevarious locations across Hong Kong,

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Ditto Ditto – Boutique stationery brand with simple and cute Christmas cards

Ditto Ditto offers classic holiday cards for the festive season. Each card is printed by hand and can be completely customised to suit your needs. 

Ditto Ditto, various locations across Hong Kong, 3678 9881[email protected],

Hallmark Hong Kong – A name that’s synonymous with greeting cards themselves

How can we talk about Christmas cards and not mention Hallmark? Pick up its popular cards for all occasions at the many retail outlets that stock this extensive card collection.

Hallmark Hong Kong, various locations across Hong Kong,

kikki.K – Clean and classic Scandinavian designs for cards for Christmas, birthdays and more

Providing everything from functional organising tools to stylish gifts, kikki.K also has a range of Christmas cards to pick from. Offered in various sizes, its seasonal cards will definitely not disappoint.

kikki.K, Shop 220, 2/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2116 0870, [email protected]

kikki.K, HOK43-44, Hong Kong Station, Central, Hong Kong, 2812 1900, [email protected],

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Paper & Cards Studio – Minimalist designs for cards and other stationery items

Paper & Cards Studio offers a wide range of card designs from all over the world (even botanical scented cards!). The shop also features other (very aesthetic) paper goods such as planners and sketchpads, so you might want to check it out and do a bit of Christmas shopping while you’re there! 

Paper & Card Studio, Unit B5, 3/F, Lee On Industrial Building, 70 Hung To Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 9227 5771, [email protected],

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Paperless Post – Online Christmas cards

Whether you’re looking for a unique, eco-conscious way to send the love, or if you simply missed the postal deadlines, Paperless Post is a great option to deliver online Christmas cards to your loved ones across the globe. Look at its wide collection here. Unlike your usual cards, you will be paying through virtual coins that can be topped up as you go.

Paperless Post,

Paper-Roses – Hand-illustrated cards on recycled paper

Catering to the eco-conscious, Paper-Roses uses top-quality, 100% recycled paper whilst maintaining a strong sense of luxury for its classic designs. Aside from the festive numbers, it also offers a bespoke design service, where invitations and personalised note cards can be tailored to suit your tastes. 

Paper-Roses, [email protected],

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Pen & Paper House – Bespoke stationery items and cards

Besides offering bespoke stationery items such as gift tags and notebooks, Pen & Paper House also provides unique and sentimental cards for every occasion

Pen & Paper House,

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Photobook Hong Kong – Customised photo cards and gifts

Looking for something more personalised? With Photobook Hong Kong’s easy card templates, you’ll be able to turn your festive family photos into personalised Christmas cards. Order via the website or the Photobook app is available on iOS and Android

Photobook Hong Kong, 5801 1888, [email protected],

St. John’s Cathedral Bookstore

With over 12,000 greeting cards to choose from, the St. John’s Cathedral bookstore offers a broad selection of Christmas cards, as well as gift wrap paper! It also offers fine wood carvings and candles, so definitely take a look if you’re interested! 

St. John’s Cathedral Bookstore, 4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2868 2848, [email protected],

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The Lion Rock Press – Unique Hong Kong cards for all occasions

A firm favourite of the Sassy Mama team is The Lion Rock Press. Choose from its quirky, adorable designs that combine notable local sights with Western humour or its classy charity Christmas card collection (100% of profits from its charity Christmas card collection go to Mother’s Choice)

Sassy Mama tip: The Lion Rock Press has a fabulous Christmas collection each year, so you can pick up everything from cards to gifts, decorations and wrapping paper. We particularly love the hand-painted glass baubles this year!

Lion Rock Press, 1005 10/F Arion Commercial Centre, 2-12 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong,

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The Society for the Relief of Disabled Children (SRDC)

Every year, SRDC features differently-abled artists in its Christmas fundraising events to help young artists unleash their artistic potential. Check its latest card catalogue and place your orders online, or pick up from its Pok Fu Lam centre or collection points in Lam Tin and Chai Wan

Society for the Relief of Disabled Children, Block H, No. 12 Sandy Bay Road, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong, 2819 3050, [email protected],

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More Places To Buy Christmas Cards In Hong Kong

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Blank Sheet – Ideal for personalised holiday cards,

Fotomax – Custom printed photo cards from various locations in Hong Kong,

Goods of Desire (G.O.D.) – Though not specifically for Christmas, we love the pop-up card collection,

Typo by Cotton On – For a range of punny Xmas cards,

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Last Postal Dates Before Christmas

Because we know working out when to post your cards to various countries can be confusing, our handy guide below will make sure you don’t miss the cut-off date this year (which, FYI is very early!). If you are sending cards or parcels by airmail, look at these cut-off dates from Hong Kong Post. This also indicates if you can send letters and packets or parcels (in some cases, you can’t yet send parcels).

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Don’t see the country you want to send Christmas cards and parcels to mentioned above? Remember that those are airmail postal dates but you can also send your letters and parcels by surface mail (though these will take longer). Postal services are gradually being resumed to overseas destinations, so you need to keep checking the Hong Kong Post website to find out which services are currently available.

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2019, updated by Lydia Ching in September 2020, updated in September 2021 and then again in November 2021 when Hong Kong Post announced the last postal dates for Christmas airmail.

Main image courtesy of Getty Images, image 1 courtesy of Barefoot Love via Facebook, image 2 courtesy of Ditto Ditto, image 3 courtesy of Paper & Cards Studio, image 4 courtesy of Paperless Post, image 5 courtesy of Photobook, image 6 courtesy of The Lion Rock Press, image 7 courtesy of Typo, image 8 graphic by Sassy Media Group with illustrations by Marina Borodacheva via Getty Images and Elena Nikolaeva via Getty Images.

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