One for the Posties to answer please

Discussion in 'RLC' started by mac9091, Oct 6, 2011.

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  1. Having already tried to get onto the BFPO website and only been greeted with an "archived content" page i am unable to confirm the following:

    Do postage costs differ depending on location?

    for the following reason:

    I have a parcel that i would like to send back to the UK from an overseas BFPO address it weighs 5KG and from previous knowledge and the archived page i am sure that this should cost between £8.60 and £9.60.

    Obviously at an overseas location the currency is not in pounds and needs to be converted but the price i was told works out at £11.85, basically i am trying to work out if the local postie is trying to pull a fast one. OK a couple of pound per parcel is not much but add that per parcel, per person. I am aware that you can add cover for expensive items being sent back at £1 or £2 additionally.

    I am now going to send one large package weighing between 10KG and 30KG which should cost no more than £13.60 as opposed to several small packages.

    Unless of course the BFPO prices have changed, have they?

    Cheers
     
  2. Cheers, it appears that the prices have changed since i last used the BFPO service. Not good
     
  3. When I sent my MP a rotting roadkill badger weighing 5.5 Kilos, it cost me 160 pounds plus legal expenses if that's any help?
     
  4. 5.5 kg, that's a pup. The ones I send normally weight twice that!