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Any wolly huggers from Ireland?

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qazxc Sun 03-May-15 10:12:01

What's the best (ie cheapest) way to send the woolly hugs accross the water? I seem to have a small stash of blankets to send.

RatherBeOnThePiste Tue 05-May-15 21:52:05

Hello there and thank you so much. Will do a bit of investigating for you. X


KnottyAndPistey Wed 06-May-15 09:08:37

How heavy do you think your parcel will be?

qazxc Sun 17-May-15 13:45:44

sorry it took so long getting back to you. I'd say there's about 2kg and still hooking/knitting.

qazxc Sun 17-May-15 13:46:59

I'm about an hour drive from the northern ireland border so could take a trip up to a post office up there if it was cheaper.

Mhw02 Sun 17-May-15 14:47:51

qazxc if you're going to post Royal Mail from Northern Ireland, split up your parcels to ensure none weighs more than 2kg. I posted two parcels yesterday. One parcel was just under 2kg, so it was a "Small Parcel" - it cost £5.45 to send. The other was just over 2kg, so it became a "Medium Parcel" - it cost me £15.85 - nearly three times the price!

qazxc Mon 18-May-15 16:48:33

Irish post office seems to be very expensive €30.00 for a 2kg parcel, i probably will need to drive up the north to post. thanks for the tip of making sure that the parcel stay under 2 kg.

qazxc Tue 19-May-15 12:19:59

Are there any crafty sales planned? I have a few bits that I could throw in too.
The color pack and 10 balls of white stylecraft I ordered have just arrived! I am like a kid at christmas. Can't wait to get stuck in!

KnottyAndPistey Thu 21-May-15 11:02:56

Our next planned craft sale will be at Christmas, so if you have things ready then yes please!!

Balonder Thu 21-May-15 11:23:03

If they are quite small, would they fit in a few large A4 envelopes? Sending a packet is much cheaper than a parcel

qazxc Mon 01-Jun-15 09:36:46

Frantically piecing together/weaving in ends whenever the toddler allows.
Have a good few packages and will take a drive up north on thursday.

qazxc Thu 04-Jun-15 19:47:08

And they're off! 1 biggish white box, two smaller red ones and 2 grey packagey envelope things are on the way to you now!

WinterOfOurDiscountTents15 Thu 04-Jun-15 19:50:59

I use courier companies for parcels to the UK, they are always far cheaper than anpost. At christmas I was quoted €25+ for a box that cost me €12.50 with parcel2go, and they picked it up from my house!

KnottyAndPistey Fri 05-Jun-15 09:23:27

Oh fabulous - thank you!

Why can't they donate delivery for free? Don't they know who we are?!

grin brew

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