How big can a parcel box be?
The maximum Parcel size allowed into our new Postboxes is 44cm x 35cm x 16cm. Any Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed items, Royal Mail International Tracked items, and any Royal Mail Tracked Returns without a barcode on the label must be posted in a Post Office branch and cannot be dropped off at a Parcel Postbox.Every model of parcel box has a larger opening flap than your standard letterbox, making it possible to post packages and parcels. The parcel drops into the secure hold, where it will remain until you unlock the door. In a time when we value convenience, it ticks the boxes!And four seventeen inch two by twos to make two rectangles. Then connect the rectangles with your 19. And a quarter inch two by twos and one one by two next is the door divider.

What is the biggest parcel you can put in a post boxOverview of Royal Mail parcel services

Format Maximum weight Maximum length
Medium Parcel 20 kg 61 cm
Large Parcels 30 kg 2.5 m
Letter 100 g 24 cm
Large Letter size 750 g 35.3 cm

How big can a parcel be

The biggest parcel the Royal Mail Post Office will take is one not larger than 2.5m length and 4m length and girth combined that weighs 30kg or less.Your item should fit as snuggly as possible so it's secure and doesn't move around. If you're reusing a box, make sure it's free from damage, especially at the corners and along folds.

Can I use any box for parcel

You should use a new box. If you are reusing a box, it needs to be rigid and in excellent condition. Use heavy duty double-layered board wherever possible and definitely for any items weighing over 12kg. Goods fully enclosed in a protective packing case made of timber or aluminium is acceptable.

If your mailpiece isn't a postcard, Letter, or a flat (large envelope) , then it's a parcel. You may be surprised to find out that "parcels" are not just big boxes. Many mailers send small parcels in all classes of mail. Parcels offer some of the best value for your postage dollars.

What is the size limit for international parcels

Size and weight guide – international letters and parcels

Format Max weight Max length
Letter 100g 24cm
Large letter 750g 35.3cm
Parcel 2kg* Max size: Length + width + depth no more than 90cm with no single side longer than 60cm
Tube/roll 2kg* Max size: Length: 90cm Length + 2 x diameter must be no more than 104cm

(But please don't wrap your box in string, cord, or twine, which gets caught in USPS sorting equipment.) Packages can't be larger than 130” total length (the longest side) + girth (the distance around the package, perpendicular to the length).Maximum Size

USPS Retail Ground pieces may measure up to 130 inches in combined length and girth (but will be charged oversized prices). Regardless of the size of the mailpiece, the maximum mailable weight of any mailpiece is 70 pounds. Some classes of mail have lower weight limits.

Weight: The general maximum limit of weight for Air Parcel is 20 kgs which is subject to the maximum acceptable weight limit prescribed by the destination country, whichever is lower. The maximum and minimum size of the Air Parcel is : Maximum: The length should not exceed 1.05 metre.

How do I package a large parcelHow to send a heavy package

  1. Choose a sturdy box. The first thing you need to get your hands on when packaging heavy items is a sturdy box.
  2. Make sure your box is the right size.
  3. Wrap your items carefully.
  4. Fill up any negative space in your box.
  5. Weigh your parcel.
  6. Tape up all your box's edges.
  7. Book your parcel's delivery.

How do I send a large parcelUse Drop-off or Collection Services

We work with a range of large parcel couriers, such as Parcelforce, UPS, and Evri Light and Large. And if your parcel's too big to bring to one of our drop shops, you can book a large parcel collection and delivery from a place that suits you.

What is the difference between a box and a parcel

A 'package' could refer to a box of items personally delivered to another person, e.g. a 'care package'. On the other hand, a 'parcel' can imply that an item has been carefully prepared – wrapped and sealed in anticipation of transit. 'Package' is a general term for an item or items that are packed up.

Re: Can I just make my own shipping boxes Yes- you can– BUT you can't turn USPS inside out and use them.. besides they have wording on them. And you can't take USPS flat rate boxes and reshape them into something they were never meant to be.Weight and Size

(2) The length of a parcel should not exceed 1 meter and the length and girth combined should not exceed 1.80 meters. (3) No parcel shall be such that, by reason of its shape, manner of packing or any other feature, it cannot be carried by post without serious inconvenience or risk.The maximum size for most mailpieces is 108 inches in combined length and girth. USPS Retail Ground pieces may measure up to 130 inches in combined length and girth (but will be charged oversized prices). Regardless of the size of the mailpiece, the maximum mailable weight of any mailpiece is 70 pounds.