How Much Is Royal Mail Special Delivery Insured?

What happens if Royal Mail damage a parcel?

Royal Mail may pay compensation for damage or part loss if an item in a postal packet has suffered a degree of harm that reasonably impairs the material function or contents of the item, solely as a result of its transmission through the post, and excluding liability for any pre-existing damage..

Is Royal Mail Special Delivery insured?

If you’re sending valuables, money or jewellery in the post, you should use Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®. This lets you to claim compensation if the post is lost or damaged. Valuables sent using any other service aren’t eligible for compensation.

Can you get compensation from Royal Mail?

Compensation Arrangements Where an item is safely delivered after the 10 working days or 5 working days in the case of Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed®) the customer will be entitled to claim compensation for delay but not for loss.

Is Royal Mail Special Delivery guaranteed next day?

Our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm the next working day will be by 4.00pm the next working day*. This includes items where a Saturday guarantee has been purchased.

What if my Royal Mail special delivery is late?

24 or more hours after the due date for Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm® items (not posted on account); may also be eligible for substantial delay compensation if the item has not been delivered or an attempt made to deliver: Seven or more working days after the due date.

Can you get compensation for late delivery?

By law, an item ONLY needs to be delivered within 30 days to be seen as delivered on time. In rare circumstances, you may be able to claim compensation if you’ve lost out because of a delayed delivery within that time period. But this is only if you’ve had to take extra time off work to be home for the redelivery.

What is the difference between recorded delivery and special delivery?

Much like tracked delivery, special delivery ensures the mailer will be sent a receipt when the item has been delivered to the recipient and also includes a timed delivery feature. … The main difference between special delivery and recorded delivery is the guarantee of delivery between specified times.

What happens if my special delivery is not delivered?

If your post arrives 3 or more working days after it’s due (or 24 hours for Special Delivery) you can claim compensation for the delay. If it’s not arrived by 10 working days (5 days for Special Delivery) after it’s due you can claim compensation for loss of post.

How much is Royal Mail special delivery next day?

Saturday deliveryCategoryMax weightCompensation up to £500Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm®100g£6.85500g£7.651kg£8.952kg£11.158 more rows