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International Postage Services

​All the ways you can send letters and parcels overseas.

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Guaranteed Delivery​

Parcelforce Worldwide globalexpress
Max: 30kg / Delivery Aim: From next working day to USA, Canada and Europe. From 2 working days for the rest of the world / From £43.50
Parcelforce Worldwide globalpriority
Max: 30kg / Delivery Aim: From 3 working days to Europe and major destinations worldwide / From £25.00
Parcelforce Worldwide irelandexpress
Max: 30kg / Delivery Aim: an overnight service available from selected branches in Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland / From £16.68
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Tracking and Signature Services​

Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed
Max: 2kg / Delivery Aim: Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days. Worldwide delivery aim: 5-7 working days / From £7.00
Royal Mail International Tracked 
Max: 2kg / Delivery Aim: Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days. Worldwide delivery aim: 5-7 working days / From £6.90
​​Royal Mail International Signed
Max: 2kg / Delivery Aim: Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days. Worldwide delivery aim: 5-7 working days / From £7.00
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Standard Services

Royal Mail International Standard
Max: 2kg / Delivery Aim: Europe delivery aim: 3-5 working days. Worldwide delivery aim: 6-7 working days / From £1.85
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Economy Services​​

Royal Mail International Economy
Max: 2kg / Delivery Aim: From 2 weeks but varies by destination / From £1.60
Parcelforce Worldwide globalvalue
Max: 30kg / Delivery Aim: From 4 working days / From £9.80
Parcelforce Worldwide globaleconomy
Max: 30kg / Delivery Aim: From 28 working days / From £24.70​

World zones by country​

 

Royal Mail Europe zone 1 / 2 / 3​
Royal Mail World zone 1 / 2 / 3
Parcelforce Worldwide zones​
Royal Mail Europe zone 1 / 2 / 3​ Royal Mail World zone 1 / 2 / 3 Parcelforce Worldwide zones​
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Royal Mail Europe zone 1 / 2 / 3​ ​

Europe zones 1 / 2 / 3 consist of countries across Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia and are split as follows: ​

 

Europe Zone 1 ​

Republic of Ireland ​

France ​

Germany​

Corsica​

Denmark​

Monaco​

 

 

Europe Zone 2​

Austria​

Latvia​

Azores​

Lithuania​

Balaeric Islands​

Luxembourg​

Belgium​

Madeira​

Bulgaria​

Malta​

Canary Islands​

Netherlands​

Croatia​

Poland​

Cyprus​

Portugal​

Czech Republic​

Romania​

Estonia​

Slovakia​

Finland​

Slovenia​

Greece​

Spain​

Hungary​

Sweden​

Italy​

 

 

Europe Zone 3​

Albania​

Moldova​

Andorra​

Montenegro​

Armenia​

North Macedonia​

Azerbaijan​

Norway (inc Spitsbergen)​

Belarus​

Russia​

Bosnia & Herzegovina​

San Marino​

Faroe Islands​

Serbia​

Georgia​

Switzerland​

Gibraltar​

Tajikistan​

Greenland​

Turkey​

Iceland​

Turkmenistan​

Kazakhstan​

Ukraine​

Kosovo​

Uzbekistan​

Kyrgyzstan​

Vatican City State​

Liechtenstein​


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Royal Mail World zone 1 / 2 / 3

 

World Zone 1​

North America (excluding the USA)​

The Middle East​

South America​

The Far East​

Africa​

South East Asia​

 

 

World Zone 2​

Australia​

New Zealand​

Belau​

New Zealand Antarctic Territory​

British Indian Ocean Territory​

Niue Island​

Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)​

Norfolk Island​

Christmas Island (Pacific Ocean)​

Norwegian Antarctic Territory​

Cocos Islands​

Papua New Guinea​

Cook Island​

People’s Democratic Republic of Laos​

Coral Sea Island​

Pitcairn Island​

Fiji​

Republic of Singapore​

French Polynesia​

Solomon Islands​

French South Antarctic Territory​

Tahiti​

Keeling​

Tokelau Islands​

Kiribati​

Tonga​

Macao​

Tuvalu​

Nauru Island​

US Samoa​

New Caledonia​

Western Samoa​

 

 

World Zone 3​

United States of America​


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Parcelforce Worldwide zones​

 

Zone 1-3​

United Kingdom​

Zone 4​

Channel Islands​

Zone 5​

Republic of Ireland​

Zone 6​

Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg​

Zone 7​

France, Germany & Denmark​

Zone 8​

Italy, Spain, Portugal & Greece​

Zone 9​

Rest of Europe​

Zone 10​

USA & Canada​

Zone 11​

Far East & Australasia​

Zone 12​

Rest of the World​


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Weight up to and including express9
5kg £39.90
10kg £44.43
20kg £51.18
30kg £67.80
Includes compensation up to £200

 


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Weight up to and including express24
5kg £25.80
10kg £30.24
20kg £37.02
30kg £53.70
Includes compensation up to £200

 


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Lottery, gaming and digital vouchers

It’s simple to pay and play. You can buy Health Lottery and Lotto Social tickets plus Neosurf vouchers from your nearest Post Office branch or Payzone store. Buying Neosurf vouchers in-store gives you credit to spend online at your favourite gaming websites. You can also top up your online gaming account for The Health Lottery and Lotto Social. Plus, you can buy digital vouchers for the following services and providers at Post Office branches:

  • Adidas
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • E.ON
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Netflix
  • Nintendo
  • Sony Spotify

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Find the right postage service​

Tell us about the letter or parcel you want to send and we’ll help you find the postage service you need.​

International size and weights​

We restrict or prohibit certain items from our network in order to comply with national and international regulations governing the carriage of mail, and ensure the mail is safe for everyone. Please check our guidance on what you can and can't send.

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    Letters

    Size not exceeding: Length: 24cm, Width: 16.5cm, Thickness up to and including: 0.5cm, Weight limit: 100g

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    Tube/rolls

    Size not exceeding: Length: 90cm. Length + 2 x diameter should not be more than 104cm Weight up to 2kg*

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    Large Letters 

    Size not exceeding: Length: 35.3cm Width: 25cm Thickness up to and including: 2.5cm Weight limit: 750g

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    *Printed Papers

    Allowable up to 5kg

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    Parcels 

    Size not exceeding: Height + Width + Depth no greater than 90cm with no single side longer than 60cm Weight up to 2kg*

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    Parcelforce Worldwide Services

    Maximum dimensions of 1.5m length and 3m length and girth combined – check the relevant country information to confirm


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