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International posting advice

Sending parcels to anywhere in the world with ipostparcels is simple and affordable –we keep our prices low without compromising on service, offering collection from your home or work address, £50 cover for items (which can be upgraded to cover more valuable articles) and a parcel tracker service all as standard for international deliveries.

We employ the best people to transport the consignments in our care, meaning we can assure you that your parcel arrives intact and in the same condition they were sent.   

There are, however, several things you can do to ensure a successful delivery; from when you decide what to send (is it allowed in the post and will it be accepted by the destination country customs agents?), completing the correct paperwork (what documentation do I need to include?) and much more - see the guides below for posting help and advice for international parcel delivery with ipostparcels.

Make your ‘safe place’ safe

Prohibited items – international

Restricted or prohibited – what’s the difference?

Understanding taxes and duties for international delivery

A guide to: Sending fluids in the post

A guide to: Sending large and heavy parcels

A guide to: Sending food and drink in the post

A guide to: Air mail - the journey of an international parcel

A guide to: Traveller essentials – what you can send and where

Parcel Lifehacks: How to complete a commercial invoice

Parcel Lifehacks: How to complete an international invoice

Parcel Lifehacks: How to avoid problems when sending parcels abroad

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ipostparcels have the cheapest next day delivery prices in the UK from 2 - 25kg. See price comparison prices here. * £1.99 (ex VAT) from price based on a next day XS parcel size with a UK depot drop off and UK depot collection service. Delivery to Northern Ireland, Ireland, The British Isles, The Highlands, Islands and parts of Scotland operate on a 1-3 day delivery service and incur additional costs. £8.74 (ex VAT) price based on a parcel weight of up to 25kg (50cm x 50cm x 50cm) on a UK depot drop off and economy delivery service to Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg or Austria. All prices quoted on content pages (outside of the quick quote and booking form) will be based on the depot drop off discounted price for UK deliveries and on a 0.5kg parcel with dimensions of 10cm x 10cm x 10cm for all international air countries. The size and weight of your parcel affects the price you will pay so it’s important to weigh and measure your parcel correctly to ensure your parcel arrives on time without any delays. Use our quick quote for all pricing options. If you do not select the "signature required" delivery option, UKMail will not be liable should your items be subsequently lost or damaged after the delivery (see clause 5.2.2 of the Terms & Conditions). We define a "Parcel" as a package with dimensions up to 80cm x 80cm x 80cm or up to 120cm x 50cm x 50cm or up to 140cm x 35cm x 35cm.

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