Send a parcel from just £3.20

UK Standard delivery. The affordable, reliable way to get your letters and parcels where they need to go. 

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UK Standard delivery

1st Class 

  • Send a letter from 85p and a small parcel from £3.85
  • We aim to deliver the next working day, including Saturdays
  • Includes compensation cover up to £20
  • 20kg maximum weight

2nd Class 

  • Send your letter from 66p and your parcel from £3.20
  • We aim to deliver in 2-3 working days, including Saturdays
  • Includes compensation cover up to £20
  • 20kg maximum weight
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1st and 2nd Class prices


You’ll find 1st and 2nd Class prices for different letter and parcel sizes in the drop-down menus below. 

Online delivery confirmation is available for 1st Class and 2nd Class small and medium parcels when you post at a Post Office branch*.

You can confirm when your parcel’s been delivered or attempted to be delivered here. Online delivery confirmation is not a tracked service. You can’t track your parcel through Royal Mail’s network, but can check online to confirm it’s been delivered.


*Online delivery confirmation is not available to the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or the BFPO.

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Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®

Need it there the next day? Sending valuable items? Want your item tracked? Use Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®.

Track and Trace

Use your reference number to check your item has arrived safely, or check your item’s progress if you have bought a service with end-to-end tracking.

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HM Forces Special Delivery Guaranteed

Send something important to a loved one in the Armed Forces. Enjoy the added security that comes with a signature. Available at all Post Office branches.

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Some common questions