Royal mail "special delivery ": prices et requirements
Royal mail "special delivery " : prices et requirements
What is Royal Mail ?
Royal Mail is a postal operator / carrier in the United Kingdom. Royal Mail was a public service until October 15, 2013, when the British government launched the company on the London Stock Exchange.
Royal Mail is a reliable and fast parcel delivery service within the Uk and worldwide as well.
They have multiple well known offers: from "Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm" to "Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am" or even "Royal Mail Signed For".
If you want to send a Royal Mail parcel, you can go to your local post office or sign up for an account with an online shipping comparator.
What is a "special delivery" service ?
“Special delivery” is a service by Royal mail that offers to deliver your package at your address before 9 am or 1pm the next day. You need to pay a supplement when sending a package to get this option and to receive your package in a very short time.
Using Royal Mail Special Delivery is a way to guarantee next-day delivery for your valuable items.
Secursus and royal mail special delivery
Secursus is an online shipping insurance that covers all your shipments, up to €100,000 per package. We do insure your package from the beginning to the end of the shipping process. Sending a special delivery parcel does not mean that you will be free from potential damage, loss or theft ! This is why Secursus is the best way to secure your package, especially the valuable ones.
What does Secursus insurance cover ?
We do cover your item in case of :
Our shipping insurance covers levels flexible between 1€ and 100,000€. Moreover, the cost of our insurance is the same for all destinations (please make sure to have a look at the countries excluded in our insurance’s scope that you will find on our website and for everyone (business, private seller, private individual…).
Our online shipping insurance does not exclude high-value items at all !
Indeed, we have decided to provide insurance for almost every product and object, including unusual goods such as luxury watches, luxury, leatherworking or works of art for example.
Our insurance provides a tailor made and 100% adaptable service : our goal is to help our clients as much as we can: we want our clients to get what they need in terms of service and we tailor to your particular case in terms of cover and needs. So please feel free to contact us to get a tailor made service and options if needed !
Royal mail special delivery : two services
Royal mail special delivery by 9am :
Features of the Royal mail special delivery by 9am :
Signature on delivery
Guaranteed delivery next day by 9am or your money back
Compensation cover up to £50
What options are offered when using Royal Mail special delivery by 9am?
Guaranteed Saturday delivery for an extra fee
Additional compensation available up to £2,500
Note that : with the special delivery service by 9am from Royal mail the maximum weight authorized will be 2kg.
Moreover, you can only buy Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am in a Post Office branch.
Features of the Royal mail special delivery by 1pm :
Tracking to delivery point
Signature on delivery
Guaranteed next working day - or get your money back
SMS or email notification of delivery day
Online delivery confirmation with GPS map
What options are offered when using Royal Mail special delivery by 1pm?
Compensation covering up to £2,500
Consequential loss cover up to a maximum of £10,000
Use Local Collect to offer click & collect options at 10,000 Post Offices and 1,200 Customer Service Points
Use Age Verification and ID Verification services for extra peace of mind that your item arrives in the right hands
Note that : With the special delivery service from Royal mail the maximum weight authorized will be 20kg.
Moreover, the royal mail special delivery service by 1pm is only available for people owning a Business Parcels Account.
The Business Parcels Account is for customers that send a minimum of 20 items per week. In order to get a Business Parcel Accounts at Royal mail you have to contact them (03457 950950) and set it up with them directly.
Does royal mail special delivery deliver on Sundays ?
Royal Mail has recently started delivering some parcels on Sunday. Royal Mail wanted to achieve a seven-days-a-week delivery market. So at the moment, they are still in a trial phase but yes, the Royal mail special delivery can deliver on Sundays.