UPS Courier FAQs

Delivering over 15 million packages a day worldwide, UPS is one of the largest and most trusted couriers. Starting from £5.74 exc VAT, your parcel could arrive as soon as the next day, and you can choose for it to arrive by 10.30am or 12pm.

And we're thrilled that some of our UPS Access Point services are now even cheaper - get next day delivery to the USA from just £20.69!

Got a question about UPS UK? We’ve got the answers:


What delivery services does UPS offer?

UPS is known for offering next day delivery and timed delivery services within the UK and internationally. We have several UPS services for you to choose from at Parcel2Go and you will get free UPS tracking on every single one.

Drop your parcel off at over 2,800 local drop shops in the UK with UPS Access Point from £5.74 exc VAT. Or with UPS collection, the courier will collect your parcel between 9am and 5.30pm.

For collections, choose from UPS Standard, Next Day or one of our timed delivery services to be sure your parcel will arrive when you need it to.

Or for the cheapest UPS international delivery, check out our full list of international UPS drop off services.


Does UPS deliver on Sunday and Bank Holidays?

No, UPS don’t deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays in the UK but they do offer Saturday delivery on all services.

Take a look at our weekend delivery to see your full options for shipping on Sundays.


Does UPS deliver on Saturday?

Yes, UPS UK delivers Monday-Saturday as standard. This is why UPS could be a good choice if you're in a hurry or if you need a fast and reliable courier for business parcel delivery.


How long does UPS take to deliver?

This will depend on which service you choose - UPS Standard can take 3-5 days but Next Day means your parcel will arrive tomorrow. If you choose one of our timed services, your parcel could also arrive as soon as 10.30am or 12pm if you need it to!

If you’ve already shipped your parcel with UPS, track it for free with our UPS tracker to see when it will arrive.

It’s good to know that UPS will collect your parcel between 9am and 5.30pm.


How to ship internationally with UPS?

UPS has a great choice of standard, express and express saver international shipping services. Just take a look in the ‘International’ tab on our UPS collection page page or find UPS Access Point international services here. Once you choose the service that suits you, select ‘Buy This Service' and follow our easy booking process.

We’ll send you all the information and documents you need to send a parcel abroad.

If you want to compare costs across different services and couriers, enter your parcel’s measurements into our quick quote tool and choose the right service for you!

Does UPS deliver to prisons?

When arranging a courier via Parcel2Go for delivering a parcel to an inmate, it is advised to opt for UPS or Parcelforce. Should there be any uncertainty regarding permissible items for sending to a prisoner, it's important to directly contact the prison for clarification.

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