If you are sending small parcels now within New Zealand who are the cheapest courier firms to use?
Compare the Cheapest Courier Prices below:
The other thing to be aware of is the insurance/compensation offered by each company if lost or damaged items & their terms & conditions for this.
Pass the Parcel
Pass the Parcel appears to offer the cheapest courier delivery charges in NZ but this depends on what you want to send & how often.
They have teamed up with Trade Me for sending auction items. You can either send parcels via prepaid envelopes or boxes or you can use your own packaging.
Prices from $4.50 for local delivery or $4.95 for rest of NZ for their small envelope which is bigger than Courier Post's smallest envelope.
Check it out their latest pricing here
If you order the Pass the parcel packaging it can take about 1-2 days for these envelopes or boxes to arrive.
If you just want to send a parcel once every so often ie Trade Me sale then you could use Courier Post. These are probably the most convenient as you can pick up a plastic envelope from any NZ post shop or if it is a larger parcel arrange a pick up by one of the courier's via their Website
It is usually cheaper if you are sending smaller items to pick up a courier Ready to Go plastic envelope from the Post Shop
For the latest prices for Courier Post Ready to Go Envelopes click here
For larger items you will need to enter the dimensions of the pack and weight but check to see if you could fit it into one of the Ready to Go Courier Packs, you maybe surprised what you can fit in them!
Single Larger Item Latest Prices
They are equally as competitive but you have to buy up to 10-20 tickets in advance and in bulk lots which can be frustrating if you are only occasionally sending items. They are better if you are sending items frequently rather than one off items.
Check out Fastway Courier latest pricing here