Royal Mail Postal and Services

UK-Based Services:

Universal Service: According to Postal Services Act 2011, Royal Mail Service would maintain Universal service for the next ten years. With its Universal Service, letters and parcels can be delivered to any location within the UK for a fixed price.

Special Service: With Special Service, Royal Mail will deliver your parcel by 1 pm the same day or 9 pm the next day for increased charges. If you didn’t receive your parcel at the mentioned time then Royal Mail Service is bound to return your delivery charges.

Businesses Services: Royal Mail also operates a commercial mail sector known as business mail and it deals with postal and courier services vis-à-vis the corporate world.

Besides these standard services, Royal Mail has diversified its services by partnering with online and offline superstores and professional warehouses and now you can receive your online orders at your doorstep at nominal charges via this amazing trackable courier service.

In addition, you can also send your letters and parcels via varied means like through post box or parcel post box, through Royal Mail delivery office, through the post office, and via Royal Mail Parcel Collect service.

For availing of any of the above sending services, you have to purchase your label, then either print it and attach it to your item or access the QR code on your phone. After this, you have to either drop your item off in a postbox or parcel post box or take it to your nearest Royal Mail delivery office or a post office.

How does Parcel Collect Service Work:

If you want the Royal Mail to receive your sending parcel from your doorstep then you can do it via their Parcel Collect Service. The Parcel Collect Service has the following easy steps.

  • First, buy postage with Click & Drop option at the website royalmail.com.
  • Then select the items you wish to send and input the recipient and sender details.
  • Then select the “Arrange collection” option.
  • You can then add the collection details, select the day of your collection and proceed to checkout as normal.
  • Print your label yourself at home and affix it to your parcel, ready for collection.

Over to You:

Royal Mail is one of the largest postal and courier services in the UK and you can benefit from its vast network of delivery and collection points in the UK. 

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