2nd Class letters

Greeting cards

Sending a letter to a loved one but don’t need it to arrive the next day?
2nd Class is the perfect choice

Key Benefits

  • Easy to use, reliable with quality delivery in the UK
  • 2nd Class aims to deliver within 2-3 working days
  • Prices start at 53p

You can also benefit from:

  • Compensation of up to £20
  • Free certificate of postage - just ask at the counter

Size and Weight limits

Letter 100g 240mm 165mm 5mm
Large Letter 750g 353mm 250mm 25mm

Learn more about sending a Parcel with 2nd Class.


  Weight Price
Letter 0-100g 53p
Large Letter 0-100g 73p
101-250g £1.17
251-500g £1.48
501-750g £2.01

Looking for quicker delivery?

1st Class offers you a simple way to send your letter.

Looking for confirmation of delivery for your letter or large letter?

Choose Royal Mail Signed For™ 2nd Class for confirmation of delivery including signature.

What if my item gets lost or damaged?

2nd Class has excellent quality of service, but for the rare occasions that something goes wrong, 2nd Class includes compensation up to £20. Learn more by visiting the Royal Mail Help and Support pages. To make a claim, fill in a P58 form - you can pick this up from your local Post Office®. Claims are normally processed within two to four weeks. If your claim relates to damage, you may be asked to provide evidence of posting and value

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Can we help?

For general product enquiries call Royal Mail:

0345Calls to 0345 will cost no more than calling a standard geographic number starting with 01 or 02 from your fixed line or mobile and may be included in your call package dependent on your service provider 774 0740

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