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Package your parcel perfectly: Check out our posting guides

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Here at My Parcel Delivery, we don’t just offer great discounted rates, we also offer handy advice for packaging more unusual items. Not every parcel you send is a regular shape, things like guitars are a bit more tricky to package and post. You might be wondering if it’s difficult to post a homemade cake, or even how to post a potted plant. Don’t worry, as we’ll show you exactly how to do it! It doesn’t matter if you’re sending your used household items to a buyer from eBay, or just posting something to a friend, it’s wise to do everything possible to make sure your item arrives in tip-top condition. Read more...

5 Tips for selling internationally on eBay

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If you’re an eBayer who’s keen to start selling abroad or begin expanding your online business, it might be helpful to have a look at how to get started selling internationally. If sending parcels to customers across the world sounds like something you’d like to do, then this quick guide to selling internationally on eBay will be right up your street. Read more...

The USA raises import threshold to $800

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You might not have heard, but on the 10th of March 2016 the United States of America did something pretty cool which could make a big difference to UK businesses with US customers. They raised the import tax threshold on goods from $200 to $800…or about £140 to £560 in UK pounds. Read more...

Easter posting dates 2016

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Whether you’re sending a gift in time for Easter, posting out something you’ve sold online or have urgent items which need to arrive before the 4-day break, here’s all you need to know to send a parcel. Read more...

5 tips for sending a parcel to China

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Have you ever wondered how simple it is to send something to China from good ol’ Blighty? Maybe you’ve got family out there working in the ever-growing English teaching profession, and you’re planning on posting them something to remind them of home. What can you send? What can’t you send? Read more...

Busy schedule? Make life easier with parcel drop off

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Hectic school runs and tricky working hours are just a few of the things that could cause you to miss your parcel courier collection. However, there is an alternative thanks to the drop-off services you can book with many couriers to make life that little bit easier. Below are a couple of ways in which using a parcel drop off service can be really valuable. Read more...

5 tips for sending a parcel to the USA

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Just how easy is it to send a parcel to the United States of America? Maybe, it’s been a while since you saw your cousin Randy out in Oklahoma…and you’re thinking about sending him some English tea to enjoy with his buddies on the ranch. Can you send anything and everything? That’s what we’re here to find out! My Parcel Delivery offer four different couriers who can get your parcel to America, and we’ve got some top tips to make sure you get your items to their destination as simply as possible. Read more...

Get your gifts delivered in time for Mother’s Day

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This year, Mother’s Day falls in Sunday 6th March and what better way to say “thanks” to Mum than sending a pressie? It’s the perfect way to show your love if you can’t be with her on the day, and even if you’re going to be spending the day with her, you can still surprise her with a little something in the post too. Here’s 3 tips for sending your mum a present this Mother’s Day. Read more...

Valentine’s Day: Don’t miss Cupid’s arrow this 14th…

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As a close second to the nation’s favourite gift-swapping Christmas period, Valentine’s Day presents a couple of questions to both star-crossed lovers and couriers alike. Of course, we’d all like to give gifts in person, but sometimes that’s not always convenient. However, and even if you’re not apart it’s always exciting to receive a surprise delivery. Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday in 2016, so whilst a workplace surprise bouquet is probably out of the equation, you might have other reasons for needing to have your gift delivered. Read more...

International Parcel Delivery from £16.99 with DPD Air Classic

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My Parcel Delivery have a new international parcel delivery service to add to the list of courier services which you can compare and book online. The DPD Air Classic courier service offers some of the cheapest international delivery rates when you send from the UK to Australia, USA, China, Canada and beyond. Here are some of the key features of this new option for sending your parcels abroad. Read more...

5 ways to improve your business parcel delivery offering

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Postage and delivery can be a big part of setting up and running a business, especially for retail and ecommerce businesses, but also in other sectors, there’s a need to send out items to customers, clients and colleagues. Here's 5 ways you can improve your parcel delivery offering to keep your customers happy and your costs low. Read more...

5 Tips for sending parcels to Australia

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My Parcel Delivery have 5 different delivery services to Australia and we know our stuff when it comes to sending abroad. If you’re sending your first parcel to Australia, here’s our top tips to help you get it there in the fast or cheap! Read more...

3 Tips for printerless parcel sending

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If you don’t have a printer then the idea of sending a parcel by courier might seem like an impossible task – because even though you can quite easily write the delivery details on by hand, the parcel will need a barcode to be scanned and processed by the courier. You’ll be pleased to hear that you CAN book a courier service which doesn’t require you to have a printer. Parcelforce and DX both offer courier delivery services where your parcel is collected and delivery driver will provide and attach the label. Read more...

Zero insertion fees for eBay sellers in January 2016

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This month, for a limited time only, eBay are offering private sellers the chance to list their items on eBay with no insertion fees – meaning you only pay when you sell. So now’s the perfect time to have a clear out of all those items cluttering up your house and any unwanted gifts left over from Christmas. Here’s all you need to know about this offer from eBay and how to make the most of it! Read more...