If you want to send a parcel abroad but aren’t sure where to start when it comes to prices, sending by air or by road, what paperwork is needed for clearing customs or how to get it there in one piece, don’t worry! ipostparcels can help - offering a comprehensive, yet affordable, door to door parcel collection and delivery service to over 160 countries worldwide, with both Road Economy and Worldwide Air services to most of them, so you can be sure to get the best service at some of the best prices around. 


Door to door International parcel delivery


Busy people haven’t got time to stand in crowded post offices queuing or wait around all day for drivers to collect (or deliver) their parcels… that’s why ipostparcels offers an impressive array of options for International parcel collection and delivery including:

 

  • Next day parcel collection when booked before midnight
  • Collection from any UK mainland home or work address
  • Leave parcel in a ‘safe place’ for collection
  • Collection timeslot allocated when booking
  • Pre and post-delivery email / SMS notification advice options
  • Road Economy and Worldwide Air options for many International destinations
  • £50 cover for International deliveries as standard
  • Cover upgrade options available for more valuable items
  • Save £1.25 per delivery with depot drop off
  • Save £1 on every extra parcel you send (with the same collection time)
  • Free parcel tracking via our website


Cheap courier services to Europe


Some of the most popular destinations in Europe for cheap courier services include France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain; and our European parcel delivery prices are among the best value on the internet:


  • Road Economy delivery and depot drop off from £7.74* (ex VAT)
  • Road Economy delivery and collection from £8.99* (ex VAT)
  • Worldwide Air delivery and depot drop off from £22.57* (ex VAT)
  • Worldwide Air delivery and collection from £23.82* (ex VAT)


Reliable worldwide parcel delivery


ipostparcels provide reliable worldwide parcel delivery to over 160 countries, including the more popular destinations such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United States, China, Pakistan and India; with affordable prices giving you outstanding value for money:

  • Worldwide Air delivery and depot drop off from £18.52* (ex VAT)
  • Worldwide Air delivery and collection from £19.77* (ex VAT)

 

It couldn’t be easier to start sending parcels with ipostparcels! All you need to do is take a few moments to register and then you’ll be able to book your parcel in for next working day collection - or other day of your choice.

You can get an instant quick quote to check the price you’ll pay for International delivery – provided you already know your parcel dimensions and weights. If you don’t have a ruler or scales to hand, visit our help and advice information and take a look at the lifehack page on how to calculate the weight of your parcel without scales. It’s very important to use accurate weights and dimensions when sending your parcel, as we use these measurements to calculate the correct price for your parcel delivery. If the weight or dimensions are greater than those booked online, it will result in added expense and cause delays to your parcels delivery time.   


Restricted and prohibited items for International deliveries


Parcel deliveries to International destinations need some consideration when it comes to what you can and can’t send – not only do we have our own list of International prohibited items that cannot be carried within the ipostparcels network, but each country will have regulations that include their own prohibited and restricted items. Some of these may not seem out of the ordinary to you, however sending them through the post can result in delays at customs, the return of parcels, or in some more severe cases, the disposal of parcels.

As well as checking the ipostparcels prohibited and restricted goods information, we strongly recommend you check the customs information for the individual country to which you’re posting, just to make sure you don’t send anything you shouldn’t.


Help and advice when sending parcels Internationally


We want to make sure you get your parcel delivered safely, cheaply and promptly – arriving in the same condition that you sent it – no matter the size or where it’s going to, which is why we work so hard to keep our prices low and service levels high when you send your parcels with us.

To avoid delays at customs and in transit, you’ll need to make sure your parcel is fit to send, is packaged well and includes all the relevant paperwork for the destination country. To assist you, we’ve compiled a wealth of informative, useful help and advice for sending parcels abroad from preparation; packaging parcels for International delivery, how to protect items in transit, to paperwork understanding taxes and duties for International delivery, how to complete an International invoice and more. It needn’t be a daunting task to send a parcel abroad, so let ipostparcels guide you to successful parcel delivery!


UK parcel delivery also available


ipostparcels also offer cheap UK parcel delivery at super-competitive prices – with a host of value added features included and optional extras to choose from:

  • We offer next day parcel collection, from your home or work address, as well as options for leaving the parcel in a safe place if no one will be in when our driver arrives.
  • As well as a one hour collection window, you can also arrange timed UK deliveries by 09:00, by 10:30 or by noon for more urgent parcels, and Saturday deliveries are also available for a small cost.
  • We can give you pre delivery email / SMS notification advice if you’d like it, as well as post-delivery email / SMS advice  and specify if a signature is required at delivery.
  • All UK deliveries come with £25 cover at no extra cost, with the option to upgrade to extended cover for higher value parcel contents.
  • You can save £1.25 per delivery with depot drop off – and if your recipient is happy to collect from a depot too, that saving more than doubles to £3.
  • The more you send, the more you can save - every extra parcel you send with the same collection time will cut the cost by £1.
  • Track the journey of your parcel throughout its journey via our website for no extra cost.

For more information, help and advice, visit our pages on UK and Ireland delivery.

 

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