ipostparcels is part of DHL and we provide you with fast and reliable home collection and International parcel delivery to over 160 countries worldwide. You can send up to 25Kgs Internationally within 2-3 days* and delivery starts from just £7.74* (ex VAT). To ensure you get the best price and service when sending Internationally, and to save you time comparing prices, we’ve done the hard work for you. We’ve compared our most popular European and Worldwide delivery services against Royal Mails, Parcelforce offering. All International deliveries booked on ipostparcels come with £50 contents cover, included as standard and we collect from your door. You can even drop off at any of our 50+ UK depots to save even more money on your postage costs. 
 
Royal Mail sends parcels over 2kg to Europe / Worldwide via Parcelforce Worldwide – All prices and delivery times have been sourced from parcelforce.com/price-finder on 25.09.18.
 

Parcels up to 5kg

Country

 

ipostparcels (Inc. VAT)

Royal Mail (Parcelforce) (Inc. VAT)

Cheaper or Faster?

Australia £47.75 (4-5 days*) £89.90 (6-10 days)

47% cheaper
1-5 days faster

USA £39.06 (2-3 days*) £74.05 (5-9 days)

47% cheaper
2-6 days faster

Germany £10.49 (2-3 days*) £38.04 (3-5 days)

28% cheaper
0-2 days faster

France £14.09 (3-4 days*) £38.04 (5-7 days)

63% cheaper
1-3 days faster

Canada £39.06 (3-4 days*) £74.05 (6-12 days)

47% cheaper
2-8 days faster

Italy £14.09 (3-4 days*) £45.18 (6-7 days)

69% cheaper
2-3 days faster

China

£47.75 (3-4 days*) £89.90 (6-10 days) 47% cheaper
2-6 days faster

Spain

£14.09 (4-6 days*) £45.18 (4-6 days) 69% cheaper

Netherlands

£10.49 (2-3 days*) £43.02 (3-5 days) 76% cheaper
0-2 days faster

New Zealand

£47.75 (4-5 days*) £89.90 (7-9 days) 47% cheaper
2-4 days faster

*Prices quoted in the above table are based on parcel weight of 5kg and parcel dimensions of 10cm x 10cm x 10cm with depot drop off and contents cover of £50 for ipostparcels and £100 for Parcelforce. Ipostparcels quick quote prices exclude VAT, but the above prices are inclusive of VAT to be comparitive to Parcelforce quotes for a "Globalvalue Parcelforce service". ipostparcels prices include a depot drop off discount of £1.25. Parcelforce prices are taken from parcelforce.com/price-finder. Prices are correct at time of publishing (25.09.18)


 

Parcels up to 10kg

Country

 

ipostparcels (Inc.VAT)

Royal Mail (Parcelforce) (Inc. VAT)

Cheaper or Faster?
Australia £67.99 (4-5 days*)

£135.40 (6-10 days)

50% cheaper
1-5 days faster
USA £65.93 (2-3 days*)

£111.05 (5-9 days)

41% cheaper
2-6 days faster
Germany £10.49 (2-3 days*)

£58.44 (3-5 days)

82% cheaper
0-2 days faster
France £14.09 (3-4 days*)

£58.55 (5-7 days)

76% cheaper
1-3 days faster
Canada £65.93 (3-4 days*)

£111.05 (6-12 days)

41% cheaper
2-6 days faster
Italy £14.09 (3-4 days*)

£61.38 (6-7 days)

77% cheaper
2-3 days faster

China

£67.99 (3-4 days*) £135.40 (6-10 days) 50% cheaper
2-6 days faster

Spain

£14.09 (4-6 days*) £61.38 (4-6 days) 77% cheaper

Netherlands

£10.49 (2-3 days*) £53.22 (3-5 days) 80% cheaper
0-2 days faster

New Zealand

£67.99 (4-5 days*) £135.40 (7-9 days) 77% cheaper
2-4 days faster

*Prices quoted in the above table are based on parcel weight of 10kg and parcel dimensions of 10cm x 10cm x 10cm with depot drop off and contents cover of £50 for ipostparcels and £100 for Parcelforce. Ipostparcels quick quote prices exclude VAT, but the above prices are inclusive of VAT to be comparitive to Parcelforce quotes for a "Globalvalue Parcelforce service". ipostparcels prices include a depot drop off discount of £1.25. Parcelforce prices are taken from parcelforce.com/price-finder. Prices are correct at time of publishing (25.09.18)


 

What you need to know about International parcel delivery


Your parcel will be handled at various stages throughout its journey so it’s important to package and waterproof your items correctly to avoid damages during transit. You will also need to ensure that you complete all the relevant customs information and do not ship any items that are classed as prohibited. Click on the links below to understand all you need to know about sending parcels abroad.

Finally, if you are sending an item abroad you’ll want to know how much it will cost to ship your ship your parcel within the UK or Internationally - If you know the weight and measurement of your parcel you can get a quick quote here to see how much it will cost to ship your item, to its final destination.


Ways to save money on your international postage with ipostparcels
Restricted and prohibited items for international delivery
Important information about sending parcels abroad
What is a commercial or pro forma invoice if you are shipping outside the EU?
Tips for success when shipping internationally
How your international postage is worked out?

Understanding taxes and duties

See full list of all counties we ship to

 

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