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Coronavirus - Royal Mail Update (click for further details)
Posted by Fiona F. on 19 March 2020 12:42 PM

We have received news from Royal Mail that they have made changes to their services, part of which is that they are no longer guarantee next day delivery.

Please see details below

 

Changes to Special Delivery Guaranteed

Due to increased absence levels, we’ve reviewed our timed guarantees for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services and will make the following changes.

For items posted from Tuesday 31 March 2020 onwards, our guarantee delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1.00pm will change to by 9.00pm the next working day

 

All Signature services

We’ve put in place a temporary procedure for those services where we would normally capture a recipient’s signature on delivery in the UK. For items delivered on or after Saturday 14th March 2020, our postmen and women will not request a signature but will capture the recipient’s name and will ensure they take in the item.

 

International Services

The number of countries Royal Mail can access, due to air capacity availability, local emergency border controls and in country operational restrictions implemented by mail operators, is changing daily. For affected countries where we have suspended service .

Countries with Suspended Service:

Albania

Armenia

Barbados

Bermuda

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Caribbean Islands

Cuba

Djibouti

Equador

French Polynesia

Grenada

Guyana

India

Jamaica

Kuwait

Lebanon

Macedonia

Mauritania

Moldova

New Zealand

Peru

Philippines

Russia

Samoa

South Africa

South Korea

Sri Lanka

St Kitts and Nevis

St Lucia

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Taiwan

Tanzania (DAR)

Tunisia

Turks and Caicos Islands

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Ukraine

Ukraine - Crimea & Sevastopol Regions

Venezuela

Zimbabwe