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    • soolin
    • By soolin 10th Jul 17, 5:42 PM
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    New RM prices for heavier parcels
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    • 10th Jul 17, 5:42 PM
    New RM prices for heavier parcels 10th Jul 17 at 5:42 PM
    Just had this email from Royal Mail:

    Heavier Parcels are soon going to have a much lighter price

    Heavier Parcels are soon going to have a much lighter price

    From 17th July you will be able to send a Medium Parcel between 2kgs and 5kgs for only £6.29*

    We’re reducing the cost of sending a Medium Parcel by over 50% from £13.75 to £6.29. From 17th July to 16th October 2017 the cost of a 2nd Class Medium Parcel 2kgs -5kgs purchased online will be reduced to £6.29, meaning you can send more for less. 2nd Class Signed For, Medium Parcels will cost £7.29, reduced from £14.75.

    Our Medium Parcels format is ideal for sending larger items between 2kgs – 5kgs great for bulkier gifts and items sold online.

    *2nd Class Medium Parcels purchased online (61cms, 46cms, 46cms). 2kgs to 5kgs. Available online only from 17/07/17 to 16/10/17.
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    • RFW
    • By RFW 10th Jul 17, 7:35 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 7:35 PM
    2-5KG medium isn't a bad price, I get better tracked with UPS but as a one off that would be ok. Not sure that many post offices would appreciate people dropping off a few prepaid 5kg packages.
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    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 10th Jul 17, 8:57 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 8:57 PM
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    • 10th Jul 17, 8:57 PM
    Shutl are still giving £5.35 plus a few pennies for remotes for 24 UPS 2-5kg. You don't need to have sold on eBay to use it.
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