What are the dimensions for a large letter?

Size and weight guide – UK letters and parcels

Format Max weight Max width
Letter 100g 16.5cm
Large Letter 750g 25cm
Small Parcel 2kg 35cm
Medium Parcel 20kg 46cm

How thick can a large letter be?

As the size and weight limits are generous – 25mm depth and up to 750g weight – it’s helpful to think of Large Letter as ‘smaller parcel’.

How many cm is a large letter?

Large letters have a max width of 25cm, a max length of 35.3cm and a max depth of 2.5cm. Weight also becomes more important with large letters.

What size is a large envelope for postage?

353mm by 250mm by 25mm
A large envelope, known to the postal service as a large letter, is a maximum size of 353mm by 250mm by 25mm. The number of postage stamps required depends on the weight of the item you are sending: 0 – 100g: Two first-class or second-class stamps. 101 – 250g: Two first-class or three second-class stamps.

How much does it cost to send a large letter Royal Mail?

1st and 2nd Class prices

1st Class
Letter 24cm long 16.5cm wide 0.5cm thick 100g 95p
Large Letter 35.3cm long 25cm wide 2.5cm thick 100g £1.45
250g £2.05
500g £2.65

Can I put large letter in postbox?

Parcel Postboxes Maximum dimensions: length 44cm, width 35cm, depth 16cm.

What happens if a letter is too thick UK?

Letters deemed too large will already be filleted and sent to the (not so) local delivery office. Then there are the card companies. Most display a small symbol on the back of a card showing whether it is a standard letter or large letter (though whether many buyers will actually notice the symbol is open to debate).

Can you send a jiffy bag as a large letter?

The large letter thickness must fit through that gap and not be any bigger than that grey area in the background (including the large letter area). The below section details about the letter, so, as long as it fits its all good – but it can’t be forced! Post offices have these too.

What size of letter needs a large stamp?

The maximum dimensions of an envelope you can send with a standard first class stamp is 240mm x 165mm. Larger than this and postage rate will increase to large letter or parcel rate.

Can I send a small parcel as a large letter?

Large Dimensions of 35.3cm x 25cm x 2.5cm are quite generous. Large Letters allow you to send documents, small electronics, books, games and CDs. They do have a weight limit of 750g. Royal Mail Small Parcel Dimensions are 45cm x 35cm x 16cm.

Do large letters need 2 stamps?

If you’re doing it this way, howmanystamps.co.uk says you will need 2 first class or second class stamps for a letter weighing 0 – 100 grams, 3 first class or 2 second class stamps for a letter 101-250 grams, 3 first or second class stamps for a letter 251 – 500 grams, and 4 first or second class stamps for anything …