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Courier services available from: International drop-off at Post Office. Domestic drop-off at Parcelforce depots.
Range of services on offer: Post Office drop-off. Parcelforce drop-off.
To see a full list of courier services currently available in Bedford get a quote.
Residents of Bedford who feel they are not in a position to wait in for a courier to collect from them have a wide variety of options when it comes to the alternative. If you live in Bedford and are able to make it out to either Milton Keynes, Cambridge or Welwyn Garden City then you can drop you parcels off at any of the Parcelforce depots listed in those towns and cities. You can do this after you have booked your parcel with the companies online using the 'send a parcel' link at the top of this page. This will allow you to specify where your parcel is to be delivered and how big it is. Based on the criteria you specify you will be given a range of available services. For instance, you can drop your parcel off at a Parcelforce depot if your parcel is being delivered within the UK or abroad.
You also have the opportunity to drop your parcel off at Post Office if your parcel is being delivered abroad and you have booked it online using the same form as above. There are twenty-three Post Office branches within 5.6 miles of the centre of Bedford and they include the one in the centre on St. Mary's Street and others on Greenhill Street, Kimbolton Road, Iddlesleigh Road, London Road, Goldington Road, Queen's Drive, Avon Drive, and many others.
The idea of the depot drop-offs is that that, given the extended opening hours that they should serve to be a flexible alternative for those that work in or around those locations. An example would be Milton Keynes where the two depots are to the east of the town and are easily accessible for people that either travel in on the A509 or the A421 or can find a spare ten minutes to drop their parcel in before they get into work or on the way home. These depots are also open on weekends so if you're popping into the Centre MK for your weekend shopping then these depots should also be of use.
The Post Office branches are another layer of convenience as you don't have to drop your parcels off at the branches in Bedfordshire; you can also drop them off at a branch closest to where you work or near friends and family.
Next day delivery by 6pm (1 days)
Delivery within 2 working days (2 days)
Michigan Drive, Tongwell, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, mk15 8hg
1-2 Day Delivery to the UK Mainland.
Take your parcel to any of the 2500 pick-up shops listed www.dpd.co.uk/pickuplocator.
Parcels up to 20kg. Collected from your home or work and delivered the next working day.
Next day delivery, tracked and signed for.
Comments from customers who have sent parcels from Bedford.
Good service but. no notice as to time of day pick up so sat in all day for 15.00 collection. Text or e-mail with am or pm collection needed
I use parcel monkey regularly to deliver to my son who lives away, so far pick up and drop off have been on the days requested and the parcel has arrived in perfect condition. My only small point is Id love a time slot for pick ups on the occasions we have used them they have come to pick up late afternoon, meaning someone has had to wait in all day ... having said that its a cheap service and I wouldnt want to put the cost up.
Very easy to arrange and choose what service I wanted.
Excellent service as usual. 8 days from start to delivery all the way to Perth, Australia complete with customs checks which can always be a hold up. Would recommend to anyone wanting to ship from UK to Australia, or to anywhere else for that matter, and so much cheaper than Royal Mail.
Sent from UK to France on Thursday afternoon. Arrived with me in France Wednesday morning with a Sunday and two bank holidays in between. Just great.
Sending parcels abroad made easy and cost effective.