Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed Returns
Fast, reliable way to return valuable or urgent items
Changes to Special Delivery Guaranteed
From Thursday 24 December we reinstated our temporary timed guarantees for our Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am and 1pm services.
- For items posted from Thursday 24 December 2020 onwards, our guaranteed delivery for Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am the next working day will be by 11.00am the next working 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.
*existing postcode exceptions apply
Find out more about previous Special Delivery Guaranteed changes.
Due to the current coronavirus situation, we're no longer asking the recipient to sign for items delivered on or after Saturday 14 March 2020.
The recipient's name and confirmation of delivery can still be viewed at www.royalmail.com/track-your-item
Find out more at www.royalmail.com/coronavirus
How to use this service
Max parcels weight:
We can supply plastic envelopes (minimum of 5,000) pre-printed with your licence number and postage barcode – you can even add your company logo. Include this when you mail items to customers, and they can simply repackage their items and send them back to you.
To order bespoke returns envelopes speak to your account manager.
Choose a shipping solution to suit you – whether you’re sending a one-off parcel or shipping thousands of packages every week.