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What's the quickest way to send a parcel to Poland from the UK??


pipeczko  
29 May 2008 /  #1
some forgotten keys .. please help .. thanks
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
29 May 2008 /  #2
put it in a jiffy bag and send it via air mail from your local post office...
osiol 55 | 3,922  
29 May 2008 /  #3
Pigeon? That might be more reliable unless you make sure you pay for the best service possible. I sent a letter from the UK to Poland once, and I was never entirely sure it got there.
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
29 May 2008 /  #4
you can never be entirely sure, even if you send it via recorded delivery, thats royal mail and poczta polska for you lol. had a few funny things happen to my letters and parcels, but in general it is safe to post things. just keep your fingers crossed ;) and make sure you've written down the address correctly, and of course write down yours too.
osiol 55 | 3,922  
29 May 2008 /  #5
Are they really fussy about how you write the address? Put two lines the wrong way round and they can't cope with it - that sort of thing?
irishdeano 5 | 304  
29 May 2008 /  #6
when i was posting parcels i went into the the main post office and she recieved them in two days but if i was just sending a card though the post box took about a week
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
29 May 2008 /  #7
The fastest way is probably a mig 29 fighter....thats not really helpfull is it..????? try a Uk to Poland courier , or air mail.....All parcels sent to me got here ok , should be two days by air mail...Unless you can find some Poles near you that are going to Poland near where your friend needs the keys.......Course your friend could always call on the services of a Polish person expert in starting cars without keys..........
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
29 May 2008 /  #8
Put two lines the wrong way round and they can't cope with it

nah its not that bad, just make sure the letters are nice and clear, i always put stuff in capital letters and write POLAND in big letters so they dont have to read the whole address here in UK to know where its going... plus i've got this tip from my mom and she told me that whenever i send something valuable i should put some pretty colourful stickers on the envelope or even draw something, just so the postmen think its from a child and there wont be anything worth stealing in there ha ha.
plk123 8 | 4,149  
29 May 2008 /  #9
DHL? UPS?
OP pipeczko  
29 May 2008 /  #10
online DHL - 30 quid - next day del and they pick it up from your house (god this is boring, i know, but kinda useful) (my associate bought a stack of crazy quad bikes and is currently towing them to Polska but forgot the keys for all of them, and can't sell them without ... the things i do to help ... he's gonna pay for this, especially since the parcel has to be of 'double-walled reinforced cardboard' ... where/what/how ...?)

This gets me on to another topic. How many English, or English-speaking females are there in the UK who currently act as unofficial secretaries and/or sex slaves to Polish guys too shy/lazy to learn English??? Buying and selling daft things on eBay, taking things to the post office, taxing cars, REGISTERING cars bought for nothing as confiscated (from other Poles) at the border by Customs, haggling at car boot sales, oh the list is endless ... and don't get me on to medical aid ... translating during a PROSTATE exam (yep) (god i'm so fxxxxxxg nice!!! even i can't believe it).

BUT I RECKON I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE.
szkotja2007 27 | 1,498  
29 May 2008 /  #11
Go to the local bus station, give them to the driver, get your friend to collect them the other side.
Give the driver a few shekels for his bother.
Works every time for me.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
29 May 2008 /  #12
It does work, I got Irn-Bru delivered this way, worth every penny I tell ya.

Good tip szkotja2007, not everybody knows about this
Arise_St_George 9 | 419  
29 May 2008 /  #14
It does work, I got Irn-Bru delivered this way, worth every penny I tell ya.

Where are you from? I thought you were from the UK. You get Irn Bru in the UK in every Morrisons, Tesco, Co-op
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
29 May 2008 /  #15
I am from the UK but I live in Poland. Despite Doda's attempts to popularise the drink, it hasn't found its way into any outlets here. Fookers!! U can't get it in Tesco here although they have started to put out cheddar, nice
polishgirltx  
29 May 2008 /  #16
What's the quickest way to send a parcel to Poland from the UK??

if you send it today it will be quicker in PL then if you'd send it tomorrow...
camillas - | 1  
3 Jul 2008 /  #17
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The BEST WAY to send a PARCEL from UK to POLAND???!?!??!?!?!?!?!?!?

hey guys!

I wanna send my computer over from UK to Poland. Do you know the cheapest way to do that? I've already checked DHL etc and it ASS expensive!!! they are nuts!! do you know other cheaper companies or ways to do that?? thanks!!

Camillas
telefonitika  
3 Jul 2008 /  #18
I wanna send my computer over from UK to Poland

i'll be taking two :)

Do you know the cheapest way to do that?

by car via a friend possibly .....

Ensure that your insurance covers you for the transportation as well in case (touch wood) gets damaged .. stolen ... lost etc etc if using any company

oh and another hint .... take photos of your equipment and log the serial number (or take a photo showing it)

This also can be used for claims etc etc ....

Despite Doda's attempts to popularise the drink, it hasn't found its way into any outlets here.

maybe because its made from girders .... heehee ....

god not drunk it in ages ...

id bring you some over but maybe some distance from you if i did :)
ukpolska  
3 Jul 2008 /  #19
Go to the local bus station, give them to the driver, get your friend to collect them the other side.
Give the driver a few shekels for his bother.
Works every time for me.

Not sure that this will work for a computer but I have used it for documents and a bag, so it's worth a go :)

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