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The Royal Mail parcel insurance

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Maximum coverage within UK £2,500 £90,000 *
Maximum coverage abroad £250 £90,000 *
Pricing
Minimum price £6.60 ** £1.50 *
Cost for €500 insured £7.40 ** £5.00 *
Cost for €1,000 insured £9.70 ** £7.00 *
CCost for €10,000 insured Not covered £70.00 *
Coverage
Used items Yes Yes
Watches and jewellery Yes Yes
High tech, mobile phone Yes Yes
Collector items Yes Yes
Rate for €1,000 4.75% EXCL. VAT 0.7% INC. VAT

Source: Royal Mail Special delivery by 1pm
* Based on EUR/GBP conversion on 2020-12-28 - source XE.com
** Royal Mail includes insurance in shipping pricing on 2020-12-28

Royal Mail parcel prices

To understand Royal Mail postage costs, we've provided you with the Royal Mail parcel prices within the UK. This pricing is for the Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm and it includes a £500 cover.

Weight Royal Mail prices
100g £6.85
500g £7.65
1kg £8.95
2kg £11.15
10kg £26.75
20kg £41.35

International Royal Mail prices

Here are the Royal Mail prices for international parcels. This pricing does not include any coverage.

Weight Europe World
100g £5.80 £9.35
250g £5.95 £10.95
500g £7.80 £16.60
1kg £10.20 £23.00
2kg £13.00 £30.45

Why should you need an additional insurance?

Secursus insures your parcels up to £90,000 when Royal Mail is limited to £2500 within the UK, and only up to £250 abroad.

Royal Mail insurance is without a doubt one of the best insurance on the market as the overall price is very competitive.

However, the coverage is only up to £2,500 if you send your parcel to the UK and up to £250 if your parcel is traveling overseas. Our service allows you to take out additional insurance that will cover the total value of your parcel. You can either purchase maximum insurance with Royal Mail and insure the rest with us, or insure the full value with us. If something goes wrong during transport, we always recommend you to open a claim within 14 days. Our team will help you during the claim process to get compensation as quickly as possible.

Claim management

Our online claims platform allows you to submit the needed documents very easily and get compensation within 30 days.

Coverage

Our coverage goes up to £90,000 per parcel and covers risky items such as mobile phones, high tech devices, watches, jewelleries, arts, car parts, used/vintage items as well as all standard items.

Prevention

We always recommend that you open a claim with us within 14 days if your parcel has not yet been delivered. It’s also important to make a claim with the carrier as a copy of the claim will be requested by our insurer.

Royal Mail is a very efficient shipping carrier, but the insurance coverage is limited to £2500 within the UK, and only up to £250 outside of the UK

Why Royal Mail is a really good shipping service

Royal Mail is one the best carrier in the UK. Royal Mail who went private in 2015 is one the best courier in the UK.

They offer fast and reliable parcel service within the UK.

They’re well known offers are: Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm, Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am, Royal Mail Signed For. If you want to send a Royal Mail parcel, you can go to your local post office or get an account with an online shipping comparator.

Domestic shipments

International shipments

Delivery speed

Parcel worth less than €1000

Valuables

Royal Mail insurance in 10 questions

Can I insure my Royal Mail parcel with Secursus ?

Absolutely, Secursus insures thousands of Royal Mail parcels each year.

How can I insure my Royal Mail parcel on Secursus?

You can insure your Royal Mail parcel in just 2 minutes on our website. Just sign-in, add a payment card, and go to our insurance form.
You will have to send your parcel first. Once you know the tracking number, go to Secursus and insure it.

Can I insure my international parcels?

Yes you can, up to €100,000 per parcel. Our service works worldwide except for countries at war or under embargo.

Can I use Secursus for a single parcel?

Absolutely, our service is open to everyone and there is no minimum required.

Can I use Secursus with other carriers?

Yes, our service works with thousands of carriers worldwide.

Which carrier is refused by Secursus?

Sea carriers offering only container shipments.

When should I take out the insurance?

You must insure your parcel on Secursus on the same day of departure. As you need a tracking number to take out the insurance, you first need to ship the parcel and insure it later during the day.

My Royal Mail parcel is lost or damaged, how can I make a claim ?

First, you always have to make a written claim to Royal Mail. Then, you must contact Secursus and open a claim as soon as possible.

My parcel is delayed, do I need to make a claim ?

If you notice something wrong in the parcel tracking system, just contact Royal Mail and Secursus to open a claim.

How to contact Secursus?

Our support team is available 5/7 by email should you have any questions. If you need a callback, please send us your phone number and we will contact you.

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