How much does it cost to send a 2kg parcel in the UK?

1st and 2nd Class prices

2nd Class
Medium Parcel 61cm long 46cm wide 46cm thick 2kg £5.35
10kg £6.95
20kg £10.45
Includes compensation up to £20.00

How heavy is a 2kg parcel?

Size and weight guide – UK letters and parcels

Format Max weight Max thickness/depth
Small Parcel 2kg 16cm
Medium Parcel 20kg 46cm
Large parcel – via Parcelforce Worldwide 30kg 3m length and depth combined
Tubes Length of the item plus twice the diameter must be less than 104cm, with the greatest dimension less than 90cm.

What is the size of a small parcel with Royal Mail?

450mm x 350mm x 160mm
Royal Mail small parcels are up to 450mm x 350mm x 160mm in size with a maximum thickness of 160mm and a weight limit of 2Kg. The small parcel size would allow you to send a candle for example in an 0201 single wall box with dimensions of 152 x 152 x 102mm.

Is postage charges by weight or size?

For USPS Retail Ground, Parcel Select, and Bound Printed Matter, weight and How distance affects prices determine the price. For Library Mail and Media Mail, the price is determined only by weight, regardless of how far the mailpiece travels.

Which is the cheapest way to send a parcel?

Drop Off and drop your shipping costs Another smart way to save money and send your parcel the cheapest way is to book online and Drop Off. When the courier does not have the expense of coming to collect from your home or work address, this cost can be removed from the process.

Is a shoe box classed as a small parcel?

What counts as a ‘small parcel’? Royal Mail states the maximum dimensions of a small parcel to be 45cm long, 35 cm wide and 16cm deep. That means a small parcel is roughly double the size of the average shoe box.

How much does it cost to send a package?

Compare Mail Services

Service Starting Price
Priority Mail® $8.70 (at Post Office & Online) $7.37 (Commercial)6
First-Class Mail® $0.58 (at Post Office & Online) $0.426 (Commercial)6
First-Class Package Service® $4.50 (at Post Office) $3.37 (Commercial6)
USPS Retail Ground® $8.50 (at Post Office)