Shipping from the UK to Ireland: Hassle-free returns and delivery with An Post

Shipping from the UK to Ireland: Hassle-free returns and delivery with An Post
Hugh Corcoran
Hugh CorcoranAn Post Ireland

Posted: Tue 16th Apr 2024

Are you an international retailer delivering to buyers in Ireland? Make sure your customers enjoy a seamless shopping experience wherever they are, with An Post's range of international parcel delivery and returns services.

From Priority Parcel International and Express Post International for speedy deliveries to innovative returns solutions like Click & Post and Prepaid Returns Label, we've got you covered. Provide even more convenience with Click & Collect and allow shoppers pick up their purchases at a time and place that suits them best.

Contact one of our account managers to discuss how these services can make your shipments and returns more efficient and missed deliveries a thing of the past.

Click & Post

Click & Post is the hassle-free way for your customers to send back unwanted items. It's an incredibly user-friendly service that makes posting and returning packages even easier.

We believe Click & Post will relieve stress for your small business customers, giving them some valuable time back. Here are some of the service's benefits and features:

  • Flexible: You can choose to pay for all returns or have the customer pay.

  • Easy to manage: Customers can print their own labels or have them printed in a post office.

  • Trackable: Track and trace alerts on deliveries in real time.

  • Convenient: Customers can choose to have their items collected or drop them off at their nearest post office, parcel locker or selected PostPoint locations.

  • Quick: Speedy returns through our Express Post service.

Click & Post takes the stress out of posting small and large packages worldwide, with its foolproof step-by-step guide to help users calculate their postage costs. The handy weight guide will help users match everyday household items with weight bands.

As well as the weight guide, An Post also has some top tips for packing and preparing parcels to make sure your package gets to its destination safely and without delay. A return address in the top left-hand corner is essential on every parcel.

Prepaid Returns Label

The traditional and simple returns solution, our prepaid returns label service is:

  • easy to use – you simply put the label in the parcel on the way out and the customer can use it to return their item if they wish

  • cost-effective – you only pay for parcels that are returned to you

  • convenient – customers can return their item at their nearest post office or through any post box.

Click & Collect

Want to make online shopping as easy as possible for your customers? With Click & Collect, you can make sure they don't miss your deliveries when they're out or at work.

The Click & Collect parcel delivery service gives your customers the option of having their shopping delivered to a convenient collection point where they can then pick it up at a time that suits them.

Simply sign up to Click & Collect, integrate the application into your shopping cart and our pickup points will be available on your website.

Your customer can then choose the location that works best for them. The item will be delivered to that pickup point and the customer will receive a notification once it's ready for collection.

Contact one of our account managers to find out more about signing up to Click & Collect.


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