The British are currently enjoying a bank holiday weekend.
But those waiting for deliveries or needing to send mail may wonder if Royal Mail will still be in action.
Here’s what you need to know about the postal service during the May Bank Holiday weekend.
Are there any articles this weekend?
There will be mail-in pickups or deliveries as usual on Saturday and Sunday.
However, on Monday there will be no pick-ups or deliveries.
Deliveries and collections will continue as normal on Tuesday.
When are the post offices open?
Some post offices may close on statutory holidays, but some local branches – including those located inside convenience stores – will be open.
You can check the opening hours of your local branch through the Royal Mail branch locator.
Postal codes still suffer from delays
Royal Mail has faced strong demand throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
He updated customers with the latest information on services and delays.
He explained that potential delays had been caused by resource issues across the country.
The firm has introduced some changes in operations in order to operate more efficiently during the coronavirus pandemic.
In addition to introducing more security measures, the postal service has adapted opening hours and rules for customers.
A statement said: “Throughout the pandemic, and now, we remain open for business.
“To manage the effects of coronavirus-related absences and the necessary social distancing measures, such as reducing the number of people gathered in shared spaces and vehicles, we have implemented a series of mitigation measures.
“These include changing the time guarantee on special delivery items and updating the hours of operation of customer service points at local delivery offices.
The delivery service released an update on how it works this week.
He explained that he delivers and collects mail as usual in most parts of the UK.
This year, DPD Local was ranked for the first time as the best delivery company. The winner of the previous poll, DPD, dropped to second place. In third place, Amazon Logistics, followed by Royal Mail, fourth.
MoneySavingExpert.com shared the results of its latest survey, which asked those who have used specific couriers to rate their experience.
The survey took place in early January and asked users to rate their experience against the previous year.
In the survey, 11,440 people voted and delivery companies were rated as “excellent”, “ok” or “poor”.
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This notice was published: 2021-05-01 03:00:00