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Carriage Charges A brief Resumé.

    There are a large number of options when choosing carriers and their delivery options. In general there are three selection criteria. (a) How fast? (b) What weight? and (c) What size? (a) varies between 24hrs and 6 weeks. (b) Under the description of goods for 'carriage' and NOT freight, weight is limited to 30kgms and sometimes 15Kgms per package.

    For International despatches using an International Small Parcel, QTA limit the 'Total' package weight and size to comply with the International Postal Service recommendations. This is used by all Postal systems for packages of up to 2Kgms maximum weight and approximate volume 22L This service provides a practical solution to worldwide despatches at a reasonable cost.

    Goods may be despatched via basic Air Mail, the least expensive option, to a tracked service for which an additional charge, (variable), approx £5 is payable if using a UK Postal service. Tracked services offer a degree of security and are recommended for the more expensive items. The 'total' carrier / despatch costs are determined by the value of compensation claimable in the event of loss or damage.

    Note some items such as Bitumastic Sheet are very heavy and not really cost effective for International Despatch though the Postal System. These items can however be despatched via normal carriage companies.

    At QTA we try and match the best carriage option based upon destination, cost, speed of service, reliability and product weight / product volume.

    Below is a selection, (rough guide only), periodically updated, of typical carriage charges for a number of destinations. This will enable you to arrive at a rough carriage cost for your goods. All shipping / despatch costs are provided by QUOTE for your enquiry before you order so.....

    Note: Not all destinations may or can receive all services.

    UK Based Post: First Class: Usually Next Day. Prices include VAT @ 20%

A rough guide to Postal / Shipping Charges: Last reviewed: December 2020

  • Large Letter 1st Class 250Gms £1.97
  • Small Parcel 1st Class 1kg Max £4.44
  • Small Parcel 1st Class 2kg Max £6.68

    48 hour Service Monday to Friday. Signature Required.
Prices include VAT @ 20%.

    3 to 5 Day Service Monday to Friday.
Signature optional, chargeable. £0.80 extra. Prices include VAT.

Guide to International Shipping Charges 2Kg Max.
Europe.

    The UK has now left the EU Community and so carriage charges for EU residents now fall into the same pricing category as for "Europe". Prices shown therefore 'exclude' VAT

For tracking additional charges apply

Guide to International Shipping Charges 2Kg Max.
Rest of World

For Tracking additional charges apply

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All Prices include UK VAT @ 20%.