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UK postal services

Here is a selection of postal services available to UK sellers with guidelines on what you can expect to pay to send an item. Please note prices and service details quoted are subject to change and we suggest you contact the company directly for further information.

Royal Mail

  • Service: UK national postal service offering a wide range of services for letters to small parcels.

MyHermes

  • Courier service: Door-to-door collection and delivery of parcels and packages which Hermes aim to deliver within 3 working days.

  • ParcelShop service: Drop-off and delivery of parcels and packages which Hermes aim to deliver within 2 working days.

  • Tracking and compensation of up to £25 per parcel included.

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Interparcel 

  • Service: Discounted consolidator of UK, EU and International courier services. Enables the comparison and purchase of services from couriers including: DHL, FedEx, City Link, DPD, UPS, TNT and Interlink.

Parcel2go

  • Service: Discounted consolidator of UK, EU and International courier services. Enables the comparison and purchase of services from couriers including DHL, FedEx, City Link, ParcelForce and Home Delivery Network.

Parcelforce

  • Service: UK and Worldwide express delivery service. Tracking and insurance included.

  • Price guidelines per parcel (incl. VAT):

    • Up to 30kg UK next day delivery: £13.19

    • Up to 30kg 48-hour delivery: £11.52 

ipostparcels (UK Mail)

  • Service: Door-to-door parcel collection and delivery with free tracking and insurance for domestic and international parcels.

  • Price guidelines per parcel (incl. VAT):

    • UK next day from £4.79

    • Ireland from £11.09

    • International from £9.89

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