Why is my package on hold at the airport?
Often, shipments are held up in customs to check that the contents of the package and the value of the goods were declared accurately. There is little that can be done to stop or speed up these random checks and attempts to such may just be a waste of time.
Why is my parcel being held at delivery office?
It means it’s being held by the service that is going to deliver it to you. They’ll deliver it when they have enough deliveries going to your area to make it worthwhile to them. That’s what happens when the business you bought from uses the cheapest delivery options available.
Can I collect a parcel from Royal Mail without the card?
For security reasons, without the card you can’t collect the item from your local Customer Service Point or Post Office Counter. To arrange a Redelivery online you’ll need to know the details of the delivery, including the name on the item, address, date the card was left and, if you have it, the item number.
How can I get a parcel without giving my address UK?
How To Receive A Package Without Giving An Address: 4 easy ways for 2021
- Package receiving service. A package receiving service is a great way to get items delivered without using your home address.
- Package locker systems.
- Sign up for a PO Box.
- Get your parcel delivered to a friend (or your office)
How do I contact UK customs about a parcel?
If you have a specific question about the duties / taxes for a parcel that’s being sent to you, you need to contact the HM Revenue and Customs team on 0300 200 3700. You can also find more information about tax and customs on goods sent from abroad on the gov.uk website.
How long does it take for a package to clear customs UK?
Customs clearance itself is actually quicker than you may first think. The UK Customs clearance process usually takes a matter of minutes or hours but it can take days or even weeks if there’s something wrong / missing, or your goods need to be inspected.
What happens if you don’t collect a parcel from Royal Mail?
We’ll hold items for 18 days. If they’re not redelivered or collected in that time, we’ll return them to the sender.