From: DubDriver on
"John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
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>
>
> "News" <news(a)nospam.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:iGE7YzoMZsNMFwGm(a)nospam.demon.co.uk...
>> In message <i15ht4$51r$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, Fran
>> <autumnacorn(a)vendredi.fr.com> writes
>>>
>>>Paying for a signature wouldn't have helped you in this instance - and
>>>it's
>>>(mostly) a waste of time and money.
>>
>> The OP sent the item as a Standard Parcel, so there was not an option to
>> pay for signature on delivery - Recorded is only available for 1st and
>> 2nd class items.
>>
>> Whether or not sending an item Recorded is worthwhile is a separate
>> subject :-)
>> --
>
> Good point. To get recorded would have been first class, and cost �14.56!

There is always the option of paying �1 extra for Standard Parcels insurance
(covers up to �100).





From: kraftee on


"John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
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>
>
> "kraftee" <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote in message
> news:ZpydnTvvt-EkHKrRnZ2dnUVZ8vadnZ2d(a)bt.com...
>>
>>
>> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
>> news:4c375a89$0$12173$fa0fcedb(a)news.zen.co.uk...
>>>
>>>
>>> "News" <news(a)nospam.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
>>> news:iGE7YzoMZsNMFwGm(a)nospam.demon.co.uk...
>>>> In message <i15ht4$51r$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, Fran
>>>> <autumnacorn(a)vendredi.fr.com> writes
>>>>>
>>>>>Paying for a signature wouldn't have helped you in this instance - and
>>>>>it's
>>>>>(mostly) a waste of time and money.
>>>>
>>>> The OP sent the item as a Standard Parcel, so there was not an option
>>>> to pay for signature on delivery - Recorded is only available for 1st
>>>> and 2nd class items.
>>>>
>>>> Whether or not sending an item Recorded is worthwhile is a separate
>>>> subject :-)
>>>> --
>>>
>>> Good point. To get recorded would have been first class, and cost
>>> �14.56!
>>
>>
>> ???????
>>
>> To send �500 of kit recorded/24 hour delivery only cost me �5.50 and the
>> weight didn't appear to have anything to do with the costs
>
> From original post: "I sold a fairly heavy item, and due to work
> commitments, could not be around for courier collection, so decided to go
> RM Standard Parcels."
>
> Who was your courier?
Royal Mail..................

From: John Whitworth on


"kraftee" <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote in message
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>
>
> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
> news:4c37980f$0$28006$db0fefd9(a)news.zen.co.uk...
>>
>>
>> "kraftee" <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote in message
>> news:ZpydnTvvt-EkHKrRnZ2dnUVZ8vadnZ2d(a)bt.com...
>>>
>>>
>>> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
>>> news:4c375a89$0$12173$fa0fcedb(a)news.zen.co.uk...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "News" <news(a)nospam.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
>>>> news:iGE7YzoMZsNMFwGm(a)nospam.demon.co.uk...
>>>>> In message <i15ht4$51r$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, Fran
>>>>> <autumnacorn(a)vendredi.fr.com> writes
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Paying for a signature wouldn't have helped you in this instance - and
>>>>>>it's
>>>>>>(mostly) a waste of time and money.
>>>>>
>>>>> The OP sent the item as a Standard Parcel, so there was not an option
>>>>> to pay for signature on delivery - Recorded is only available for 1st
>>>>> and 2nd class items.
>>>>>
>>>>> Whether or not sending an item Recorded is worthwhile is a separate
>>>>> subject :-)
>>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> Good point. To get recorded would have been first class, and cost
>>>> �14.56!
>>>
>>>
>>> ???????
>>>
>>> To send �500 of kit recorded/24 hour delivery only cost me �5.50 and the
>>> weight didn't appear to have anything to do with the costs
>>
>> From original post: "I sold a fairly heavy item, and due to work
>> commitments, could not be around for courier collection, so decided to go
>> RM Standard Parcels."
>>
>> Who was your courier?
> Royal Mail..................

My parcel was 6.7kg, and was approx 50cm x 30cm x 30cm. I can't believe that
I can send that for �5.50 / 24hr delivery.

From: Niel Humphreys on
"John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
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>
>
> "kraftee" <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote in message
> news:_4-dnRCEtrEcX6TRnZ2dnUVZ8lSdnZ2d(a)bt.com...
>>
>>
>> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
>> news:4c37980f$0$28006$db0fefd9(a)news.zen.co.uk...
>>>
>>>
>>> "kraftee" <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote in message
>>> news:ZpydnTvvt-EkHKrRnZ2dnUVZ8vadnZ2d(a)bt.com...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:4c375a89$0$12173$fa0fcedb(a)news.zen.co.uk...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "News" <news(a)nospam.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
>>>>> news:iGE7YzoMZsNMFwGm(a)nospam.demon.co.uk...
>>>>>> In message <i15ht4$51r$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, Fran
>>>>>> <autumnacorn(a)vendredi.fr.com> writes
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Paying for a signature wouldn't have helped you in this instance -
>>>>>>>and it's
>>>>>>>(mostly) a waste of time and money.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The OP sent the item as a Standard Parcel, so there was not an option
>>>>>> to pay for signature on delivery - Recorded is only available for 1st
>>>>>> and 2nd class items.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Whether or not sending an item Recorded is worthwhile is a separate
>>>>>> subject :-)
>>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>> Good point. To get recorded would have been first class, and cost
>>>>> �14.56!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ???????
>>>>
>>>> To send �500 of kit recorded/24 hour delivery only cost me �5.50 and
>>>> the weight didn't appear to have anything to do with the costs
>>>
>>> From original post: "I sold a fairly heavy item, and due to work
>>> commitments, could not be around for courier collection, so decided to
>>> go RM Standard Parcels."
>>>
>>> Who was your courier?
>> Royal Mail..................
>
> My parcel was 6.7kg, and was approx 50cm x 30cm x 30cm. I can't believe
> that I can send that for �5.50 / 24hr delivery.

You can't by Special Delivery, that would fall into the higher rate charge
band and be just over �20 at least.



From: Fran on

"John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
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>
>
> "kraftee" <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote in message
> news:_4-dnRCEtrEcX6TRnZ2dnUVZ8lSdnZ2d(a)bt.com...
>>
>>
>> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
>> news:4c37980f$0$28006$db0fefd9(a)news.zen.co.uk...
>>>
>>>
>>> "kraftee" <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote in message
>>> news:ZpydnTvvt-EkHKrRnZ2dnUVZ8vadnZ2d(a)bt.com...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "John Whitworth" <sexyjw(a)g_EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE_mail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:4c375a89$0$12173$fa0fcedb(a)news.zen.co.uk...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "News" <news(a)nospam.demon.co.uk> wrote in message
>>>>> news:iGE7YzoMZsNMFwGm(a)nospam.demon.co.uk...
>>>>>> In message <i15ht4$51r$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, Fran
>>>>>> <autumnacorn(a)vendredi.fr.com> writes
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Paying for a signature wouldn't have helped you in this instance -
>>>>>>>and it's
>>>>>>>(mostly) a waste of time and money.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The OP sent the item as a Standard Parcel, so there was not an option
>>>>>> to pay for signature on delivery - Recorded is only available for 1st
>>>>>> and 2nd class items.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Whether or not sending an item Recorded is worthwhile is a separate
>>>>>> subject :-)
>>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>> Good point. To get recorded would have been first class, and cost
>>>>> �14.56!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ???????
>>>>
>>>> To send �500 of kit recorded/24 hour delivery only cost me �5.50 and
>>>> the weight didn't appear to have anything to do with the costs
>>>
>>> From original post: "I sold a fairly heavy item, and due to work
>>> commitments, could not be around for courier collection, so decided to
>>> go RM Standard Parcels."
>>>
>>> Who was your courier?
>> Royal Mail..................
>
> My parcel was 6.7kg, and was approx 50cm x 30cm x 30cm. I can't believe
> that I can send that for �5.50 / 24hr delivery.

You can't. kraftee is a rather unpleasant troll.


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