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Sending Guide

The maximum size and weight that you can send varies depending on the destination. The tables below provide a summary of the limits and examples of typical items for each format.

Bailiwick of Guernsey, UK, Isle of Man and Jersey

 LetterLarge LetterSmall Parcel

Medium Parcel 

 Large Parcel

Examples

Most greeting cards 
(excluding large cards or cards with badges or 3D effects)

Most written letters
(DL & C5 envelopes)

Some brochures & catalogues

Large greeting cards
(and cards with badges or 3D effects)

Letters, application form, bills & statements
(C4 envelope)

Multiple documents

CDs

Sunglasses

Stationery

Winter coat

Motor bike helmet

Microwave oven

King size duvet set

Guitar

Golf club set

Max Length

24 cm35.3 cm45 cm61 cm150 cm (1.5 m)

Max Width

16.5 cm25 cm35 cm46 cm75 cm

Max Thickness

0.5 cm (5 mm)

2.5 cm

16 cm46 cm75 cm

Max Weight

100 g750 g2,000 g (2 kg)20,000 g (20kg)30,000 g (30 kg)

 

Europe and Rest of the World

 LetterLarge LetterSmall Parcel Large Parcel

Examples

Most greeting cards 
(excluding large cards or cards with badges or 3D effects)

Most written letters
(DL & C5 envelopes)

Some brochures & catalogues

Large greeting cards
(and cards with badges or 3D effects)

Letters, application form, bills & statements
(C4 envelope)

Multiple documents

CDs

Sunglasses

Stationery

King size duvet set

Guitar

Golf club set

Max Length

24 cm35.3 cm60 cm150 cm (1.5 m)

Max Width

16.5 cm25 cm15 cm75 cm

Max Thickness

0.5 cm (5 mm)

2 cm

15 cm75 cm

Max Weight

100 g750 g2,000 g (2 kg)30,000 g (30 kg) *

 * Note - country restrictions may apply. Please use the postage calculator to check limits and services for the country you wish to send to.

Sending a Rolled Parcel

Rolled parcels can be sent subject to the size limits below. Weight limits also apply. For further information please contact Customer Services. 

 Rolled Parcel
ExampleRolled poster in a tube
Max Length90 cm
Max Diameter7 cm
Max Length plus twice Diameter 104 cm

 

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