What does Royal Mail class as a small parcel?
You can send a letter up to 100g from just 66p. You can send a small parcel up to 2kg from just £3.20. You can send a medium parcel up to 2kg from just £5.30.
How big can a small parcel be Royal Mail?
45cm x 35cm x 16cm
Royal Mail Small Parcel Dimensions are 45cm x 35cm x 16cm. This generous size means that you’re able to send most articles of clothing, shoes, larger electronics and multiple books. Note that Royal Mail Small Parcels are limited to 2kg in weight.
What size is a small parcel for posting?
The Small Parcel format, weighing up to 2Kg and with a maximum size of 45cm x 35cm x 16cm, can be carried by standard Royal Mail post, just like the two letter formats.
What size parcel can I send with An Post?
Minimum: 100mm long x 70mm high x 25mm deep. Maximum: a combined length, height and depth of 900mm (no individual dimension can exceed 600mm, with a tolerance of 2mm) Tube form: the length plus twice the diameter must be less than 1040mm with no one dimension exceeding 900mm (with a tolerance of 2mm)
Can you mail a small package in a mailbox?
If your package is less than one-half inch thick and weighs less than 10 oz, you may use postage stamps and do one of the following: Put it in your mailbox for carrier pickup. Drop it in a blue collection box or Post Office lobby mail slot.
What’s the difference between a packet and a parcel?
As nouns the difference between packet and parcel is that packet is a small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters, a packet of crisps, a packet of biscuits while parcel is a package wrapped for shipment.
What happens if you mail something with not enough postage?
Anything that gets rejected for postage will be handled manually, and if they are missing enough postage they will usually be sent back to the sender, though occasionally they will be delivered “postage due” meaning the recipient has to make up the missing amount if they want to receive the letter.
How do I buy postage online with Royal Mail?
Whether you want to send a one-off letter, or several parcels, Royal Mail’s Send an item is the quick and easy way to buy your postage online. It only takes a couple of minutes! Simply enter a few details about your letter or parcel, choose a delivery option and then print your postage.
Where can I Post my item using Royal Mail tracked 24/48?
(*If you’re using our Royal Mail Tracked 24 or 48 service you’ll need to take it to one of our Customer Service Points.) You can post your items at our Customer Service Points (usually located in a Delivery Office), as well as collecting items we’ve attempted to deliver.
How can I see more information on how Royal Mail prices change?
If you would like to see more information on how we will be changing our prices please visit www.royalmail.com/prices2021. 1. Download our prices Prices for stamped parcels, and those paid for over the counter at a Post Office are found in the Our prices guide.
Where can I post / drop off letters and parcels?
Where you can post / drop off letters and parcels depends on if you need proof of postage, how big/heavy the item is, the service you’re using and how you bought your postage. You can post your pre-paid** mail in a postbox if it fits and you don’t need proof of postage.