Timed and Special Parcel Delivery

Send from only £8.70 + VAT

Our timed UK and international services offer the fastest overnight parcel delivery available.

Ideal for time-sensitive items and premium goods, you can choose from multiple next-day timed courier delivery services, including Saturday and Sunday options.


Timed, premium delivery

Unlike many standard courier services, timed delivery will aim to ship your parcel in a specific time frame. If you need a package delivered in the morning, evening or over the weekend, we sell a range of Timed Collection and Drop Off courier services.

Get a quote in seconds and pick from over 40 Timed delivery services to suit your parcel-sending needs. If you need any assistance, our team of parcel experts are available via phone, live chat and email to assist.

Compare timed delivery quotes from our couriers

With Interparcel, you can compare and book a timed and special shipping service from a wide range of reliable carriers like APC, Parcelforce, DHL, DPD and Tuffnells.

Booking a timed delivery might not be as expensive as you think either! You can book a timed delivery from only £8.70 exc. VAT. All timed shipping services come with £25 free transit cover and are fully tracked.


Popular timed courier services

When you book with Interparcel, you'll choose from a range of discount time definite delivery services, offering you flexible and fast shipping.

If your parcel needs to reach the recipient on the same day, consider booking a same day delivery service.

Why choose Interparcel for timed delivery?

Courier collection and drop-off services

We offer courier collection and drop-off timed delivery options, which are ideal for business customers. You can rely on us to send your parcel quickly and efficiently the next day after collection.

Free comprehensive tracking

You can opt into our proactive email or SMS tracking notifications during the booking process to monitor your parcels' journey. You can also enter your 12-digit tracking number on our website to check the progress of your shipment.

Transit cover included free

All our timed parcel delivery services come with free transit cover. You can purchase Interparcel enhanced transit cover to give extra peace of mind for more expensive items.

Award-nominated customer service

Our customer service team deliver friendly, efficient and helpful support over the phone, live chat, contact form, or email. If you need help, please don't hesitate to contact us!



Do you want to find out if you're using the best services for your needs, or if you could be saving even more money on parcel sending? Want to streamline your sending process with our shipping tools and integrations, but not sure where best to start?

Take advantage of our free shipping review where our shipping experts will analyse your current parcel sending and provide you with personalised recommendations on how to streamline and improve. To book your review, click below, email us at sales@interparcel.com, or call us on 0333 3003 040.


Timed shipping FAQs

Can I book a timed international service?

You can book timed international delivery to certain countries with TNT Express. Type in your destination country and parcel details for an instant quote.

Can I book a timed pallet delivery service?

Yes, Palletways by 12 is a premium pre-12 service offering next-day delivery by noon across most of the UK.

What is my tracking number?

If you are having issues tracking your parcel, we are here to help. Contact our team today. Your tracking number starts with GB followed by 10 digits, e.g., GB1234567890. You can find the reference number in your order history if you have an account with us. You can find your tracking number in your order confirmation email.

When will my parcel start being tracked?

Parcel tracking will start from the moment your package is collected. If you opt for a collection service, the courier will scan your package as soon as it's picked. However, sometimes the information is not uploaded until it reaches the local depot.

Our mobile-friendly website lets you track your shipment on the move with a mobile or tablet device.

Still have questions?

With reputable carriers like APC and DHL, you can't go wrong leaving your parcels in our care.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact our parcel experts.

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