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How have you been posting since Royal Mail doubled prices?

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INeedThatForkOff Fri 03-May-13 10:49:14

I haven't got around to eBaying since RM introduced the medium parcel, which resulted in doubling the price of posting a single item of clothing. I used Collect + for the parcels I was sending at the time, and although it worked fine, I think £4 is still steep for an item of clothing.

So what to do? I'm still seeing, say, jeans with a £2.50 postage charge for sale. Either the sellers must be taking a hit or don't realise that prices have gone up yet. I could sell in bundles but I personally don't buy that way as I prefer to have more choice.

Is anyone using MyHermes, and if so, how much do they charge to collect?

The other option is Facebook selling pages I suppose, but they're so full of shit all sorts of stuff with no way of filtering, that I can't imagine getting much for decent quality clothes.

sarahtigh Sat 04-May-13 09:29:07

myhermes under 1kg about £3.30 to collect £3 if drop at shop

however you should be able to pack jeans as small parcel in a bag as dimensions are 35x45 x8cm you would not get a coat that small

not had any problems with my hermes but as cheap i guess if there is a problem thye may not be as great at sorting it

it is tracked which is enough for ebay/ paypal you do not have to pay the extra £1 for signature ebay/ paypal require only tracking for seller protection

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