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. Get a Parcelforce 48 quote instantly by using our 'instant quote' tool. Find out more about Parcelforce prices.
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. You can find our Parcelforce 48 tracking here.
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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Excellent service everything went like clockwork
Good communication and tracking was easy.
Very good service. They collected and delivered my parcel efficiently and on the right dates.
Straight foward. No fuss. Had a same day pickup. (From placing order) Although no time is stated. So had to wait in a bit
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