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16-12-2019, 13:57   #1
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Sending a parcel to UK

Hi All,

Have a small little parcel to send to relatives in UK. A Tiny Xmas cake, ornament 1kg.

An Post say €21

I saw GLS will collect and deliver for €19 but not guaranteed this time of year.

However I could just order them something from Amazon, less personal but €20 on postage is a lot.

Other is €11 and put it in a packet (bubble envelope).

Has anyone experience of sending to UK and can recommend anyone?

Is there a reverse Addresspal or Parcel Wizard?

Thank you
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16-12-2019, 13:58   #2
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Buy on Amazon, put in their address and boom no postage....

You can even put in a gift card or note stating happy Christmas etc....
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Buy on Amazon, put in their address and boom no postage....

You can even put in a gift card or note stating happy Christmas etc....
I agree it's much easier
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16-12-2019, 14:01   #4
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Postage from the UK is completely different to us sending to there....

Amount of stuff you can get free post but nearly always charged here unless big companies and spend over a good amount.

Put a little extra to the gift that you would have had to spend on postage.
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Postage from the UK is completely different to us sending to there....

Amount of stuff you can get free post but nearly always charged here unless big companies and spend over a good amount.

Put a little extra to the gift that you would have had to spend on postage.
Thanks yeh think that's the best way.
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23-01-2020, 11:11   #6
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same boat
i need to send a small packet to UK
anyone know what is the cheapest option?
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