What Time Is Special Delivery?

What is the latest time for Royal Mail Special Delivery?

Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm the next working day will be by 4.00pm the next working day*..

Do special delivery items come with the normal post?

With Royal Mail, of course.

Can you track special delivery?

If your item is being sent with a Special Delivery Guaranteed or Signed For service, you can enter your tracking number on our Track and Trace tool to view the name of the person that accepted your item. We usually ask customers to sign for deliveries on a digital screen.

Is Special Delivery guaranteed next day?

Changes to Special Delivery Guaranteed Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm the next working day will be by 4.00pm the next working day*. This includes items where a Saturday guarantee has been purchased.

Is Special Delivery signed for?

When we deliver your item we will collect a signature from the recipient or someone at their address. We will then update our online Track & Trace tool with details of the delivery date and time, providing a scan of the signature that you can view.

Can you post special delivery on Sunday?

Re: Posting Special Delivery item on a Saturday query … Collection times vary, so check with your local branch for your local times and remember, there are no collections anywhere on Sundays. There’s also no post collection or delivery on bank holidays.

Does Royal Mail deliver parcels on Sunday?

The Royal Mail operates on a traditional schedule of Monday to Saturday, generally not delivering Mail on a Sunday, closing with most banks. Since the Royal Mail has become a publicly traded entity, there have been some exceptions to the rule however.

How much is Royal Mail special delivery?

Saturday deliveryCategoryMax weightCompensation up to £500Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm®100g£6.70500g£7.501kg£8.802kg£11.008 more rows

Does Royal Mail deliver after 5pm?

We aim to deliver to addresses in urban areas by 3pm every working day and addresses in rural areas by 4pm every working day (exceptions are made for remote areas with limited transport links such as the Highlands and Islands of Scotland).

What time does special delivery have to be sent by?

You can send items weighing up to 2kg using Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and items weighing up to 20kg using Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm.

Are Royal Mail still doing special delivery?

Changes to Special Delivery Guaranteed From Thursday 24 December we reinstated our temporary timed guarantees for our Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services. Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm the next working day will be by 4.00pm the next working day*.

What’s the difference between recorded and special delivery?

Much like tracked delivery, special delivery ensures the mailer will be sent a receipt when the item has been delivered to the recipient and also includes a timed delivery feature. … The main difference between special delivery and recorded delivery is the guarantee of delivery between specified times.

What happens if my special delivery is late?

If your post arrives 3 or more working days after it’s due (or 24 hours for Special Delivery) you can claim compensation for the delay. If it’s not arrived by 10 working days (5 days for Special Delivery) after it’s due you can claim compensation for loss of post.

Can special delivery come after 1pm?

No longer will a Special Delivery arrive by 1pm, but with the new Special Delivery guarantee delivery times might be as late as 4pm. The 9am service will also see an extended delivery window and the guaranteed delivery time will become by 11am. This includes items where a Saturday guarantee has been purchased.

Is 1st class next day?

This is what Royal Mail tells customers who log on to its website: ‘We aim to deliver most First Class mail by the next working day, including Saturdays. If you’re sending mail far away, catch the early morning post so it’s more likely to be delivered the next working day. ‘