Royal Mail Postage Rates

(There is no changes of The Royal Mail Postage Rates in 2018.)

Summary of 2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates

  • This page is a complete guide to 2018 Royal Mail’s UK and International parcel and letter service prices. Royal Mail haven’t updated postage rates in 2018 yet, the postage rates on this page is valid from 27 March 2017.
  • This guide gives you the prices for Royal Mail’s UK and International services and Parcelforce Worldwide UK services – whether your item is to the UK or abroad, urgent, requires proof of delivery or you simply want a standard service.
  • This guide sets out the recommended retail price for Royal Mail’s services.

2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – UK Guaranteed

Our Guaranteed timed services are ideal for valuable or important items that have to be there tomorrow.

Royal Mail Special DeliveryGuaranteed by 1pm ®

Compensation for loss or damage
Weight up to and including £500 £1,000 £2,500
100g £6.45 £7.45 £9.45
500g £7.25 £8.25 £10.25
1kg £8.55 £9.55 £11.55
2kg £11.00 £12.00 £14.00
10kg £26.60 £27.60 £29.60
20kg £41.20 £42.20 £44.20

* Prices are exempt from VAT.

    Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am ®*

Compensation for loss or damage
 Weight up to and including £50 £1,000 £2,500
 100g £18.36 £20.56 £24.06
 500g £20.76 £22.96 £26.46
 1kg £22.50 £24.70 £28.20
 2kg  £26.94 £29.14 £32.64

* Prices include VAT at the current rate of 20%.

Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am ® with Saturday Guarantee *

 Compensation for loss or damage
Weight up to and including £50 £1,000 £2,500
100g £21.36 £23.56 £27.06
500g £23.76 £25.96 £29.46
1kg £25.50 £27.70 £31.20
2kg £29.94 £32.14 £35.64

* Prices include VAT at the current rate of 20%.
* Exceptions apply to Special Delivery Guaranteed services – please visit royalmail.com/specialdelivery

Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by  1pm ® with Saturday Guarantee

 Compensation for loss or damage
Weight up to and including £500 £1,000 £2,500
100g £10.74 £11.94 £14.34
500g £11.70 £12.90 £15.30
1kg £13.26 £14.46 £16.86
2kg £16.20 £17.40 £19.80
10kg £34.92 £36.12 £38.52
20kg £52.44 £53.64 £56.04

* Prices include VAT at the current rate of 20%.

Parcelforce Worldwide †

Weight up to and including express9 express10 expressAM express24
2kg £39.48 £29.48 £19.49 £16.49
5kg £40.48 £30.48 £20.48 £17.48
10kg £43.90 £33.90 £23.90 £20.90
15kg £50.63 £40.63 £30.64 £27.64
20kg £56.00 £46.01 £36.01 £33.01
25kg £67.13 £57.13 £47.14 £44.14
30kg £71.27 £61.27 £51.28 £48.28
Inclusive compensation up to £200 £200 £200 £100

* Saturday delivery available for an extra £9.00 per consignment.
† Parcelforce Worldwide prices include VAT at at the current rate of 20%. Exceptions to the guarantee apply – please visit parcelforce.com for full details.
* Additional compensation can be purchased up to £2,500 at the time of posting for Parcelforce Worldwide Services.
* Save 15% every time you send a parcel with Parcelforce Worldwide through joining Rewards4U.
* To find out more and to join Rewards4U visit parcelforce.com/rewards4u or ask at a Post Office® branch.

2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – UK Signed

Our Signed services offer a signature on delivery when you need extra peace of mind.

 Royal Mail Signed For ®

1st Class 2nd Class
Size Weight up to and including Price Price
Letter 100g £1.75 £1.66
Large Letter    100g £2.08 £1.86
250g £2.40 £2.32
500g £2.84 £2.68
750g £3.62 £3.24
Small Parcel  1kg £4.40 £3.90
2kg £6.50 £3.90
Medium Parcel     1kg £6.70 £6.00
2kg £9.95 £6.00
5kg £16.85 £14.75
10kg £22.90 £21.25
20kg £34.40 £29.55
Includes compensation up to £50.00 £50.00

* Prices are exempt from VAT.

Parcelforce Worldwide †

Weight up to and including express48 express48 large
2kg £11.99 £29.99
5kg £12.98 £30.98
10kg £16.40 £34.40
15kg £23.14 £41.14
20kg £28.51 £46.51
25kg £39.64 £57.64
30kg £43.78 £61.78
Includes compensation up to £100 £100

Note:
1. Parcelforce Worldwide express48 service is applicable to both UK Confirmed and UK Standard options.
2. Express48 large is only available in certain Post Office branches. Please contact your local branch for specific availability.

* Saturday delivery available for an extra £9.00 per consignment.
† Parcelforce Worldwide prices include VAT at the current rate of 20%.
* Exceptions to the guarantee apply – please visit parcelforce.com for full details.


2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – UK Standard

Our Standard services offer a range of reliable delivery options for your non-valuable items.

Royal Mail 1st Class and 2nd Class

1st Class 2nd Class
Size Weight up to and including Price Price
Letter 100g 65p 56p
Large Letter    100g 98p 76p
250g £1.30 £1.22
500g £1.74 £1.58
750g £2.52 £2.14
Small Parcel  1kg £3.40 £2.90
2kg £5.50 £2.90
Medium Parcel     1kg £5.70 £5.00
2kg £8.95 £5.00
5kg £15.85 £13.75
10kg £21.90 £20.25
20kg £33.40 £28.55
Includes compensation up to £20.00 £20.00

* Prices are exempt from VAT.
* Additional compensation can be purchased up to £2,500 at the time of posting for Parcelforce Worldwide Services.


2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – Receiving services

Royal Mail Keepsafe®

Going away? Let us keep your letters and parcels safe whilst you’re away from home or your business is closed.

Keepsafe Personal
Duration Price
Up to 17 days £14.00
Up to 24 days £19.50
Up to 31 days £24.25
Up to 66 days £45.30
Keepsafe Business
Number of Keepsafe per Application Price
1 £51.50
3 £139.50
6 £264.00

* Prices are exempt from VAT.

PO Box®

Set up a PO Box® and pick up your mail from your local Royal Mail Delivery Office. For an additional fee we can deliver from a PO Box® to your address.

PO Box ®
Service type Monthly* 6 months 1 year
PO Box Collect £28.20 £147.00 £258.00
PO Box with Delivery £30.60 £171.00 £318.00
PO Box with Transfer 
of Normal Address
£36.60 £207.00 £378.00

* Payment monthly by Direct Debit only.
* Prices include VAT at the current rate of 20%.

Moving home?

Our Redirection service will ensure your mail reaches your new address and will help to prevent identity theft when you move.

Consumer – price per last name
Duration UK
Up to 3 months £31.99
Up to 6 months £43.99
Up to 12 months £62.99
 Business – price per trading name
Duration UK
Up to 3 months £185.00
Up to 6 months £275.00
Up to 12 months £445.00

* Prices are exempt from VAT.

2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – International Standard

Reliable, cost effective standard delivery.
Royal Mail Postage Rates - Pricing zones

Royal Mail International Standard

Letters
Europe World Zones 1 & 2
Weight up to and including Price Price
10g £1.17 £1.17
20g £1.17 £1.40
100g £1.57 £2.27
Large Letters
Europe World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price
100g £2.55 £3.15 £3.30
250g £3.80 £4.75 £5.05
500g £5.15 £7.45 £7.90
750g  £6.60 £10.15 £10.75
Large Letters
Europe World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price
100g £3.80 £4.45 £4.80
250g £4.10 £5.15 £5.60
500g £5.80 £8.05 £8.70
750g  £7.20 £10.70 £11.40
1kg £8.60 £13.30 £14.05
1.25kg £9.85 £14.90 £15.85
1.5kg £11.10 £16.50 £17.75
1.75kg £12.30 £18.10 £19.60
2kg £13.45 £19.65 £21.40
Printed Papers * only
Each additional 250g or part thereof up to 5kg add £1.15 £1.70 £1.90

* Prices are exempt from VAT.
Includes compensation up to £20.
*Only books up to 5kg can be sent to the Republic of Ireland.
Maximum weight for Printed Papers is 2kg to Canada and Cambodia.
For specifications and further information regarding what can be sent visit royalmail.com/international


2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – International Tracked & Signed

Fully tracked with signature on delivery and online confirmation. Available to 65 destinations. For details visit royalmail.com/international

Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed

Letters
Europe World Zones 1 & 2
Weight up to and including Price Price
10g £6.00 £6.00
20g £6.00 £6.33
100g £6.52 £7.25
Large Letters
Europe World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price
100g £7.75 £8.35 £8.55
250g £8.25 £9.25 £9.55
500g £9.35 £11.50 £11.90
750g  £10.25 £13.45 £13.95
Large Letters
Europe World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price
100g £8.60 £9.25 £9.45
250g £8.70 £9.75 £10.05
500g £10.15 £12.50 £12.95
750g  £11.35 £14.90 £15.55
1kg £12.50 £17.30 £18.10
1.25kg £13.60 £18.60 £19.70
1.5kg £14.65 £19.90 £21.30
1.75kg £15.65 £21.20 £22.85
2kg £16.60 £22.45 £24.35
Printed Papers * only
Each additional 250g or part thereof up to 5kg add £1.20 £1.60 £1.80

* Prices are exempt from VAT. Includes compensation up to £50.
* For compensation of up to £250 add £2.50 to the prices in this table.
* Only books up to 5kg can be sent to the Republic of Ireland.
* Maximum weight for Printed Papers is 2kg to Canada and Cambodia.


2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – International Tracked

Royal Mail International Tracked

Letters
EU Non EU World Zones 1 & 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price
10g £7.20 £6.00 £6.00
20g £7.20 £6.00 £6.33
100g £7.82 £6.52 £7.25
Large Letters
EU Non EU World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price Price
100g £9.30 £7.75 £8.35 £8.55
250g £9.90 £8.25 £9.25 £9.55
500g £11.22 £9.35 £11.50 £11.90
750g  £12.30 £10.25 £13.45 £13.95

* Prices are zero rated for VAT. Includes compensation up to £50.
* For compensation of up to £250 add £2.50 to the prices in this table.

Small Parcels and Printed Papers
EU Non EU World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price Price
100g £10.32 £8.60 £9.25 £9.45
250g £10.44 £8.70 £9.75 £10.05
500g £12.18 £10.15 £12.50 £12.95
750g  £13.62 £11.35 £14.90 £15.55
1kg £15.00 £12.50 £17.30 £18.10
1.25kg £16.32 £13.60 £18.60 £19.70
1.5kg £17.58 £14.65 £19.90 £21.30
1.75kg £18.78 £15.65 £21.20 £22.85
2kg £19.92 £16.60 £22.45 £24.35
Printed Papers * only
Each additional 250g or part thereof up to 5kg add £1.44 £1.20 £1.60 £1.80

For EU:
* Prices include VAT at the current rate of 20%. Includes compensation up to £50.
* For compensation of £250 add £3.00 to the prices in this table.
* Only books of up to 5kg can be sent to the Republic of Ireland.
* Maximum weight for Printed Papers is 2kg to Canada and Cambodia.
For Non EU, World Zone 1 and World Zone 2
* Prices are zero rated for VAT. Includes compensation up to £50.
* For compensation of £250 add £2.50 to the prices in this table.
* Only books of up to 5kg can be sent to the Republic of Ireland.
* Maximum weight for Printed Papers is 2kg to Canada and Cambodia.


2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – International Signed

Tracked in the UK with a signature taken on delivery. Available to over 165 destinations.

Royal Mail International Signed

Letters
Europe World Zones 1 & 2
Weight up to and including Price Price
10g £6.00 £6.00
20g £6.00 £6.33
100g £6.52 £7.25
Large Letters
Europe World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price
100g £7.75 £8.35 £8.55
250g £8.25 £9.25 £9.55
500g £9.35 £11.50 £11.90
750g  £10.25 £13.45 £13.95
Large Letters
Europe World Zone 1 World Zone 2
Weight up to and including Price Price Price
100g £8.60 £9.25 £9.45
250g £8.70 £9.75 £10.05
500g £10.15 £12.50 £12.95
750g  £11.35 £14.90 £15.55
1kg £12.50 £17.30 £18.10
1.25kg £13.60 £18.60 £19.70
1.5kg £14.65 £19.90 £21.30
1.75kg £15.65 £21.20 £22.85
2kg £16.60 £22.45 £24.35
Printed Papers * only
Each additional 250g or part thereof up to 5kg add £1.20 £1.60 £1.80

* Prices are exempt from VAT. Includes compensation up to £50.
* For compensation of up to £250 add £2.50 to the prices in this table.
* Only books up to 5kg can be sent to the Republic of Ireland.
* Maximum weight for Printed Papers is 2kg to Canada and Cambodia.


2018 Royal Mail Postage Rates – International Economy

Ideal for heavier items where speed isn’t a priority.

Royal Mail International Economy

Letters
Weight up to and including Price
10g £1.02
20g £1.02
100g £1.47

* Letters may be sent by Economy outside Europe only.

Large Letters
Weight up to and including Price
100g  £2.50
250g  £3.75
500g  £5.10
750g   £6.55
Small Parcels and Printed Papers
Weight up to and including Price
100g £3.55
250g £3.85
500g £5.70
750g  £7.10
1kg £8.50
1.25kg £9.75
1.5kg £11.00
1.75kg £12.20
2kg £13.35
Printed Papers * only
Each additional 250g or part thereof up to 5kg add £1.15

* Prices are exempt from VAT. Includes compensation up to £20.
* Only books up to 5kg can be sent to the Republic of Ireland.
* Maximum weight for Printed Papers is 2kg to Canada and Cambodia.

Moving overseas?

Ensure your mail moves with you and help to prevent identity theft when you move.

International Redirection – Consumer price per last name
Duration EU (incl VAT) Rest of the World (zero VAT)
Up to 3 months £130.99 £109.99
Up to 6 months £185.99 £153.99
Up to 12 months £265.99 £220.99

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