If you need a cheaper courier price than the express Next Day options, the more economical two-day service, Parcelforce Express 48 is a great value. The beauty of booking online via the Parcel Monkey quote engine is that you can save money on the 48-hour service, without losing any of its premium quality.
The parcel is collected and handled by Parcelforce themselves, exactly the same as if you booked directly or sent from a Post Office, but for a fraction of the price. The driver will bring a shipping label to the collection address, so you can use this service even if you do not have a printer.
Parcelforce 48 is aimed at people who want to have their parcel delivered around the UK, for less. The service is fully tracked, comes with FREE protection cover up to the value of £60 and can also handle large and heavy parcels.
Make sure you book before 10:30 am for a collection on the same day as you book.
You can make further cost savings by booking Parcelforce 48 as a drop off service, allowing you the convenience of dropping the parcel off at a suitable time for you to any one of the 11,000 Post Offices or one of the 54 depots. We enjoy cheaper Post Office prices due to the number of parcels we send with them.
Parcelforce 48 Drop Off is popular with customers who don't want to wait at home for a collection or require a time slot due to work commitments.
Whenever you book for a parcel to be delivered with us, we'll give you access to the full tracking facilities from with your Parcel Monkey account. You can either use our full PM order number provided to you at the time of booking, or you can use the Parcelforce tracking number on their website.
Many of our customers are eBay sellers, so tracking is key, which is why we provide all the tracking details you need and the option to add protection cover on your booking.
Generally your parcel will be delivered within 48 hours within the Parcelforce zones 1 and 3 which are England, Wales and Scotland excluding parts of the Highlands and Islands (IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE), and Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly (with the postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25), this doesn't include the Channel Islands.
Deliveries to those Highlands and Islands addresses take 3 to 4 working days.
Check your delivery Post Code and see what zone it falls in to be certain of your delivery time using this handy Parcelforce Post Code guide.
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Brilliant cost effective service
Service was very good. Parcel collected promptly on designated day and tracking was very efficient, giving me peace of mind to know that the parcel had reached its destination. Thank you
Brilliant service definitely recommend them
Brilliant I sent a vary delicate item and it reached my customer perfectly fine , very pleased great service. Will definitely use again thanks
The Parcel Monkey Interface was straight forward to use and provided information quickly about which firm and for what price my package could be collected and then delivered to my home. The whole arrangement seemed to work without any hitches and I received my package a 2-3 days later. First time that I have ever used arrangement but would certainly repeat custom should need arise again.
Really helpful effective service
Excellent collected within time given and arrived at destination when predicted.
Excellent and timely service
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