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Still Cheaper Than Royal Mail

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Did you know, it’s been 6 years since My Parcel Delivery was launched? And since then, the discounted rates and cheaper parcel delivery prices haven’t stopped, and we’re still cheaper than Royal Mail! 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...

Sending Christmas Presents by Courier

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As nice as it would be to visit all your loved ones over Christmas, sometimes that’s just not possible, and that’s why many people choose to send Christmas presents by post. The run up to Christmas is the busiest time of the year for parcel posting, so to help you get your precious Christmas presents posted and delivered on time, here’s our guide to sending Christmas gifts. Read more...

How to post a bike

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There are a number of reasons why you’d want to send a bike by post, whether it’s a bike which your child has outgrown and you’ve sold on ebay, a bike you’re sending back to an online store, or even a bike you’re shipping abroad for a cycling holiday. Today we wanted to share some specific advice for posting a bike. Read more...

Large Parcel Delivery Restrictions Explained

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There are some occasions when you need to send something large or heavy via a courier. Perhaps the item is too big to fit into your car, or you’re sending just one large item and can’t justify hiring a van. If you’re in this situation and aren’t sure what options you have for your large parcel delivery, here are some tips to help. Read more...

UPS next day drop-off from only £6.49+VAT

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Sometimes life is simply too busy to wait in all day for a courier to arrive to collect your parcel. Did you know that we have drop-off services available to help you with just that? You can take your parcel to a local drop off point and the courier will pick it up from there. Read more...

Delivery delays in France and Kent

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We’ve all seen the long lines of Lorries stuck in Kent due to the industrial action which is still going strong in the port of Calais. It has turned the M20 into a virtual car park and this is causing a few issues so we want to keep you in the loop Read more...

Easter Delivery Update

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Time is ticking as we approach Easter and the two bank holidays - yipee! While we all enjoy a few extra days to spend with our friends and family, it does mean that your parcels can't be delivered quite as quickly as normal. We've popped the delivery schedule below for the Easter period but we recommend that you get your delivery booked in with plenty of time to spare. And remember, if you have any Easter gifts to send, we have a Saturday service that can get it delivered as close to the big day as possible. Read more...

Why it’s all about the customer service

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It’s that time again – time for another guest blog by our MD David Grimes for start-ups Smarta.com. This time it’s focused all around customer service and the vital role it plays in business. David says “Our belief in offering excellent customer service is ingrained within the business so deeply that it forms part of our business values, branding and, essentially, part of who we are. We worked really hard to achieve our 9.1 rating on Trustpilot and proudly shout about this on our website.” Read more...

Last collection dates for UK Christmas delivery

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No matter what gift you choose, follow these last collection dates to get it there by Christmas. Time is ticking as we approach December and shopping lists are full of gifts for your loved ones. But how will you be sending your presents around the UK this year? Read more...

Final collection dates for international Christmas delivery

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Whether you parents have retired to the Costa Del Sol or your best friend is settled in Sydney, you can still have their Christmas gifts delivered bang on time. If you follow the final collection dates your deliveries should arrive before the big day (all being well!). If your gift is already wrapped and ready to go why not send it now? It is better to be safe than sorry as the couriers are very busy at this time of year! Read more...

Sending a parcel to France

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Send a parcel to France – all you need to know. Sending a parcel to the UK is a doddle – we know the address format and can estimate how long it will take the parcel to arrive. But what about when we send parcels internationally? Each country has individual quirks to their address format but do not fear – we have the answers here. One of the most popular countries to send to is just over the water in France and this quick blog will help put your mind at ease by telling you exactly what you need to know. Read more...

Your guide to same day delivery

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Need a same day delivery? Here are the answers to our most frequently asked questions. As time is becoming even more precious our same day delivery service is becoming increasingly popular. There are times when you need your items delivered as quickly as possible, and the standard economy and even next day delivery services just will not do. For any important documents or packages you need to send, you can now book a courier who will work around the clock to pick up your items and deliver them securely on the same day. Booking a same day delivery is easy to do, and these frequently asked questions will tell you everything you need to know! Read more...

10 top tips for packing your parcel

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We understand how important every parcel you send is to you and as such are committed to ensuring you parcel reaches its destination intact. We have created 10 top tips for packaging your parcel which will help ensure it arrives in the best possible condition. Read more...

How to...protect yourself and your parcel

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Choosing compensation cover to protect against lost or damaged parcels Waving goodbye to your parcels as they start their journey with a courier is, nine times out of ten, a stress-free process. Parcel courier services are now a thoroughly affordable and efficient way of sending parcels both in the UK and abroad – whether you are a consumer or running a growing e-commerce business. But, in shopping as in life, things don’t always go to plan. The volume of parcels in circulation has mushroomed with the boom in e-commerce, eBay and Amazon online selling, and that means millions of extra packages in transit. And along with a greater number of parcels, the delivery process is now more automated. Overall, this means accidents can occur. But how well protected are the contents of your parcels if the worst happens? Read more...

Update: New local telephone number

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Saving you money is our number one priority and today we are going one step further. A key comment that we have heard from our customers is regarding costs, not only of the parcel services we provide but also of our contact number. We are pleased to announce that we have listened to your comments and acted. Read more...

International parcel delivery

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...what you need to know when sending a parcel abroad. Over 95% of the parcels deliveries booked through myParcelDelivery.com are sent within the UK. While this is the case, international parcel delivery is booming as the cost of sending parcels outside the UK is being driven down every day. Now, whether you are sending important documents to a company in Australia, or finger puppets to your niece in France, you can find an affordable service to get your parcels there on time. Read more...

Can I send live bees...and other questions customers ask

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How to avoid problems with parcel delivery – what customers want to know Like parcels, problems with delivery come in different shapes and sizes; at My Parcel Delivery, we know a lot about this, as customers ask a wide variety of questions every day about how to handle a delivery issue. Some of these questions come up time and again and it’s worth giving you a quick guide to your options for the most common parcel delivery problems. Read more...