Self-Service Machines

Christmas good to know 2016 stampPopping into the Post Office to post a parcel, card or letter or to buy stamps this Christmas? It’s Good To Know that you don’t always have to go to the counter. 

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How it works

Our self-service machines mean you can just post & go. And you can use them to pay bills or even top up your mobile phone.

They’re designed to be easy to use.

Just follow the step-by-step instructions on screen. And if you do need a hand, we’ll be happy to help. Look out for our Christmas Helpers who are there to make things easier when we’re busy.

Click here to find a branch with a Self-Service Machine.

What can I send?


  • Royal Mail 1st Class
  • Royal Mail 2nd Class
  • Royal Mail Signed For® 1st Class
  • Royal Mail Signed For® 2nd Class
  • Royal Mail Prepaid Returns
  • Royal Mail Tracked Returns
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®
  • Parcelforce Worldwide express9, express10 expressAM express24 and express48



  • Royal Mail International Standard
  • Royal Mail International Tracked
  • Royal Mail International Signed
  • Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed
  • Parcelforce Worldwide globalexpress, globalpriority and globalvalue

What can I buy?

  • Stamps for UK and overseas destinations
  • Greeting cards, stationery and packaging
  • E top ups for PAYG mobile phones