Our Parcel Prices

Send parcels cheaper and easier with Hermes, starting from £2.66 (£2.22 + VAT)

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How much to send a parcel in the UK?

We offer convenient and cheap postage for your parcels.

Our UK parcel prices vary depending on your parcel weight, delivery method and the level of cover you choose. Below are our main options, including Standard and Next Day delivery prices.*

Parcel weight ParcelShop or Locker drop off Courier collection
Postable (Under 1kg)

ParcelShop or Locker drop off

Next Day:
£4.76 (£3.97 + VAT)

Standard:
£2.66 (£2.22 + VAT)

Courier collection:

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Under 1kg

ParcelShop or Locker drop off

Next Day:
£5.05 (£4.21 + VAT)

Standard:
£2.95 (£2.46 + VAT)

Courier collection

Standard:
£3.67 (£3.06 + VAT)
1kg to 2kg

ParcelShop or Locker drop off

Next Day:
£6.50 (£5.42 + VAT)

Standard:
£4.40 (£3.67 + VAT)

Courier collection

Standard:
£5.12 (£4.27 + VAT)
2kg to 5kg

ParcelShop or Locker drop off

Next Day:
£7.90 (£6.58 + VAT)

Standard:
£5.80 (£4.83 + VAT)

Courier collection

Standard:
£6.64 (£5.53 + VAT)
5kg to 10kg

ParcelShop or Locker drop off

Next Day:
£9.08 (£7.57 + VAT)

Standard:
£6.98 (£5.82 + VAT)

Courier collection

Standard:
£7.82 (£6.52 + VAT)
10kg to 15kg

ParcelShop or Locker drop off

Next Day:
£10.70 (£8.92 + VAT)

Standard:
£8.60 (£7.17 + VAT)

Courier collection

Standard:
£9.44 (£7.87 + VAT)

*Next Day service are not always available and an extra delivery charge will be applied to parcels in some UK locations

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Our parcel postage options

We have two cheap postage options for your parcels, Standard delivery and Next Day delivery.

  • Standard delivery from £2.66 – our equivalent to sending a parcel second-class with Royal Mail (we aim to deliver in 2 to 3 days from drop off or collection). You can use a ParcelShop, Locker or courier
  • Next Day delivery from £4.76 – our equivalent to Royal Mail’s first class delivery (we aim to deliver in 1 to 2 days), drop off your parcel at a Next Day drop off ParcelShop or Locker by 12 noon
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What's included?

No matter which option you go for, you get all of this for FREE when you post a parcel with Hermes!

  • Parcel cover – we include free cover up to £20*
  • Tracking – track your parcel online or with our app
  • Divert a parcel – not going to be in? The recipient can divert their parcel to a neighbour or safe place

*This excludes Postable parcels, which are less than 1kg and letterbox-friendly.

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Easy options for posting your parcel

You can add these extra options to your delivery:

  • Get a Courier collection – one of our couriers can collect your parcel from your door – work or home – from just 72p
  • Increase the cover – you can increase your cover to £300. If your parcel is worth more, you can still send it
  • Add a signature – request a signature on delivery for just 90p
  • Record a video with Hermes Play – personalise your parcel with a video message for your recipient. Find out more or download our app to get started
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Return parcel costs

Lots of retailers offer FREE returns, so you might not need to pay a thing!

To get started, head to our returns page to find your retailer, select your return option – you’ll be able to see if it’s free or if there’s a small payment – and fill in your details.

Our simple how to return a parcel guide has more information.

Click or tap on the link below to get started.

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International parcel postage rates

Send a parcel abroad from just £8.26! We’re one of the cheapest ways to send a package overseas and we deliver to more than 190 countries, including Germany, France, Ireland, Spain and the Netherlands. 

Drop off your item at a ParcelShop or arrange courier collection, then track it all the way. Check out some of our international parcel delivery prices below.

Estimated costs

Parcel
Weight
Cost
Belgium
0 - 1kg
£9.50
Denmark
0 - 1kg
£11.30
France
0 - 1kg
£12.00
Germany
0 - 1kg
£8.30
Ireland
0 - 1kg
£12.30
Italy
0 - 1kg
£14.00
Netherlands
0 - 1kg
£9.50
Portugal
0 - 1kg
£14.00
Sweden
0 - 1kg
£12.80