International mail (airmail / surface) letters and small parcels – from 27 March 2017

The weight limit for airmail / surface mail letters and small parcels is 2 kg – for printed papers it's 5 kg.

International sizes and weights
     Letters
– maximum:  Length 24 cm.  Width 16.5 cm.  Thickness up to and including 0.5 cm.  Weight up to 100g.
     Large letters – maximum:  Length 35.3 cm.  Width 25 cm.  Thickness up to and including 2.5 cm.  Weight up to 750g.
     Parcels – maximum:  Height + Width + Depth less than 90 cm / no single side longer than 60 cm.  Weight up to 2kg.
     Tube / rolls – not exceeding:  Length 90 cm.  Length + 2 x diameter – 104 cm maximum.  Weight up to 2 kg.

Destination
     Europe includes
EU countries, Eastern Europe and Russia.
     Zone 2
is Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the islands in the far Pacific.  Click here for a full list.

Prices are exempt from VAT.


International Standard (was Airmail)
Letters

Weight up to
Europe
Zone 1
Zone 2
10g
£1.17
£1.17
£1.17
20g
£1.17
£1.40
£1.40
100g
£1.57
£2.27
£2.27
Airmail – large letters
100g
£2.55
£3.15
£3.30
250g
£3.80
£4.75
£5.05
500g
£5.15
£7.45
£7.90
750g
£6.60
£10.15
£10.75
 
Airmail – small parcels and printed papers
100g
£3.80
£4.45
£4.80
250g
£4.10
£5.15
£5.60
500g
£5.80
£8.05
£8.70
750g
£7.20
£10.70
£11.40
1 kg
£8.60
£13.30
£14.05
1.25 kg
£9.85
£14.90
£15.85
1.5 kg
£11.10
£16.50
£17.75
1.75 kg
£12.30
£18.10
£19.60
2 kg
£13.45
£19.65
£21.40
 
International Economy (was Surface Mail)
– outside Europe only
Letters
Weight up to
10g
£1.02
20g
£1.02
100g
£1.47
 
Surface mail – large letters
100g
£2.50
250g
£3.75
500g
£5.10
750g
£6.55
 
Surface mail – small parcels
and printed papers
100g
£3.55
250g
£3.85
500g
£5.70
750g
£7.10
1 kg
£8.50
1.25 kg
£9.75
1.5 kg
£11.00
1.75 kg
£12.20
2 kg
£13.35
 

Other postal rates

UK letter rates
UK parcel post

Royal Mail's Prices – March 2017

Page updated 11 April 2017