How to Weigh and Measure a Parcel

Measuring and weighing your parcel correctly is vital to make sure you are paying the correct amount. 

Here’s a short video to show you how to pack a parcel.

 


Further Points To Consider

  • If you have an oddly shaped parcel, measure it as though it was in the smallest box that it could fit inside of.
  • If the courier finds that the package weighs or measures more than originally declared, the courier may issue an additional charge to cover the extra cost.
  • As a record of your measurements, we advise taking a video with your phone of your parcel on the scale, showing the weight of the parcel, and using a ruler or measuring tape to show dimensions. This will be useful should a carrier dispute your measurements.

Related FAQs:

Packing advice and guidance

What is a courier surcharge/additional payment?

How do I send a parcel?


 

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