Do you need to send a parcel overseas? You might be wondering if Royal Mail can help you send the package to another country and if so, you’re in luck.

Royal Mail offers a variety of postal options whether you’re sending a letter or parcel in the UK or abroad so you can send gifts to loved ones who are distant or perhaps return some online shopping to a company outside of the UK.

Here are the options available for sending post abroad.

Royal Mail options for posting abroad

Prices vary depending on if the package or letter is sent online or at a Royal Mail branch.

Newham Recorder: Royal Mail offers a variety of services including international deliveryRoyal Mail offers a variety of services including international delivery (Image: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)

You can find out more information about all the international delivery options via the Royal Mail website.

International Tracked & Signed

  • Weight: maximum 2kg
  • Delivery time: from 3-4 days
  • Price: £7.40-£12.50

International Tracked

  • Weight: maximum 2kg
  • Delivery time: from 3-4 days
  • Price: £7.20-£10.95

International Track & Signed Heavier

  • Weight: maximum 20kg
  • Delivery time: from 3-5 days
  • Price: from £14

International Signed

  • Weight: maximum 2kg
  • Delivery time: from 3-5 days
  • Price: £7.40-£12.50

International Standard

  • Weight: maximum 2kg
  • Delivery time: from 3-5 days
  • Price: £2.20-£7.55

International Economy

  • Weight: maximum 2kg
  • Delivery time: from 2 weeks
  • Price: £2-£6.75

If you’re sending for business, there are also some international business services to use.

Find out more about Royal Mail’s international services via the website.

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When does the Royal Mail deliver post in the UK?

The Royal Mail delivers post from Monday to Saturday each week with no deliveries being made on Sunday. This excludes bank holidays.

Letters to Europe are delivered within three to five days of being dispatched by the postal service.

Letters sent anywhere else in the world take five to seven days to be delivered.