|Destination||Small items (eg. Badges, Tattoos)||Medium Items (eg. Rolled Posters, Mugs)||Large Items (eg. Frames, Framed Posters, Giant Posters)|
|UK||Royal Mail 2nd Class Account Mail*||Royal Mail 48*||ParcelForce 24**|
Handling Time Prior To Despatch
Our orders are usually dispatched within 24 working hours of placing your order; our dispatch team operate Monday – Friday. Please be advised that although we do strive to despatch all orders within 24 hours, this isn’t always possible during busy periods or due to occasional stock limitations. If your order is likely to be delayed due to stock availability, we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss.
Print on demand items (collector prints and mugs) and made to order frames do take longer to process, these are usually dispatched within 2 working days of placing your order. The delivery time you need to allow for you order will then depend on the delivery service applied to your order.
We have 3 different delivery services that we use for orders delivered to UK addresses, the service used will depend on the item(s) you have ordered. Please take a look at the table above to see which service applies to the items in your order, this will also be confirmed when placing your order. If you have multiple items in your order, the delivery service used will be that which applies to the largest item, for instance if you order a poster and a frame, the order will be shipped by Parcelforce.
Royal Mail services (2nd Class Account Mail & Royal Mail 48) - Both of these services are a 2 - 3 day service. Most orders will arrive within 48 hours but this may take a little longer if you live in a more remote location or at times of increased volume such as Christmas. All of our Royal Mail services are untracked.
Parcelforce 24 - This is usually a 24 hour service and is fully tracked. You will receive an email from Parcelforce with your tracking number, track your order here or download the My Parcel Live app here for iOS devices or here for Android devices.
We have 3 different delivery services that we use for orders delivered to International addresses, the service used will depend on the item(s) you have ordered. Please take a look at the table above to see which service applies to the items in your order, this will also be confirmed when placing your order. If you have multiple items in your order, the delivery service used will be that which applies to the largest item, for instance if you order a poster and a frame, the order will be shipped by DHL.
Royal Mail Airmail (Letters and Parcels) - The time that it will take to deliver your order will depend on the location and your local delivery services. Most central european countries will take around 3 - 5 days whereas countries further afield may take longer. Royal Mail partners with your local mail provider who may have their own delivery conditions depending on a number of factors. All of our Royal Mail services are untracked.
DHL Express - This is usually a full tracked service and will normally take between 2 - 5 days, but this will vary depending on your location and can take longer for some more remote locations. If you require tracking information please contact customer services.
If your order has not been received within the expected time-frame, we will be happy to investigate the problem. There can be a number of reasons why this may be the case, how we respond and solve the issue depends on what has happened. The reasons and outcomes are itemised below:
If the wrong address has been entered by the customer, the order will most likely be returned to our warehouse. If this is the case we can arrange for re-delivery but there will be second delivery charge payable by the customer. If however the customer contacts us to correct the address prior to despatch (normally within 24 hours) then we will endeavour to update your order free of charge. If the order goes missing due to incorrect address then a new order will need to be placed.
Nobody At Address To Take Delivery
If you are unavailable to sign for your Parcelforce they will usually attempt a second delivery on the next available weekday. If you are not available at the time of the second attempted delivery a calling card will be left detailing where you can collect your order from. Any undelivered Royal Mail items will most likely be sent to your local Post Office collection facility, if this is the case the customer will most likely have received a Royal Mail calling card (although this is not necessarily always the case so you should always check with your post office before reporting an order as missing).
For international deliveries, this will largely depend on the local service. With tracked deliveries, we can determine if a delivery has been attempted, in which case we can advise quickly on the next steps. With Royal Mail untracked deliveries, we need to wait for 10 working days to pass from the date of despatch before we can consider an order undelivered. If an order is returned to us due to non-delivery then we can re-send the order but there will be a second delivery charge payable to the customer.
If an order simply goes missing, we will first investigate and then offer to re-send the order free of charge if there is no other explanation. Royal Mail delivery estimates are not guaranteed delivery dates. Orders will only be considered missing if 10 working days have passed without delivery since the despatch of the order.
Item Not Despatched
If the order has not been despatched from the GB Posters warehouse, firstly we will investigate the matter. If this is due to an item being out of stock, we will offer the opportunity for the customer to either take an alternative item, wait for the item to come into stock, or alternatively take a refund. If the item has not been despatched due to an internal error, we will despatch the order immediately on an upgraded delivery service.