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Hermes courier and shipping services

Hermes Europe is a parcel delivery company with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, offering international and domestic deliveries in Europe and around the world. Find out more about the cost of a Hermes delivery, Hermes parcel shops, storage facilities and more. Alternatively, get an instant price for your delivery with our booking tool: our system automatically selects the most affordable shipping service performed by one of our vetted logistics providers.

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Hermes shipping services and rates

Hermes offers a series of shipping services throughout Europe, with the Hermes standard deliveries being particularly popular in Germany, Austria and the UK. For Hermes standard deliveries from the UK, the Hermes shipping costs and rates depend on the size and weight of the parcel, the destination and the type of service. Deliveries made to a Hermes parcel shop or lockers are more affordable, but the collection can only be made within the Hermes parcel shop or locker working hours. Hermes parcel deliveries must weight under 15kg, with a maximum length of 120cm and a combined length + circumference of no more than 225cm. It is not possible to ship larger items with Hermes, either domestically or internationally.

How much does it cost to send a parcel with Hermes?

We have compiled a table with the standard Hermes shipping costs for UK domestic deliveries:

Parcel weightHermes parcel shop/lockerDoor-to-door
Under 1kg£2.90£3.62
Up to 5kg£5.99£7.72
Up to 15 kg£9.20£9.92
Next Day Delivery Service: If you want to book an express Hermes parcel delivery you can get next day delivery on domestic UK routes, but the shipping price is higher. If you are not satisfied with how much Hermes shipping costs or if you need to ship large packages, you can obtain an immediate shipping price with us.

Hermes parcel shops and drop-off points

Hermes offers a series of parcel shops and drop-off points from which to ship or receive a package. These parcel shops are normal stores or businesses that serve as Hermes drop-off and pick-up locations. To find a Hermes parcel shop with a print facility for your label or know where to drop your Hermes parcel you can locate the closest parcel shop introducing your postal code on the Hermes website. One advantage of these Hermes parcel shops is the collection times. Because they are normal businesses, you will be able to drop-off or pick-u your parcel during business hours or even on the weekend.

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Frequently asked questions about Hermes Courier Services

How does Hermes tracking work? track and trace your Hermes parcel delivery
When booking a Hermes parcel delivery, you will get a tracking number. The Hermes tracking number will allow you to localise your parcel and you will be updated every time the parcel reaches a new Hermes parcel shop or locker. Simply introduce your tracking number on the Hermes courier online page to get the tracking status of your parcel.
When there has been a failed delivery attempt and the parcel has been moved to the closest Hermes parcel shop, you will have to present the Hermes tracking number and some type of ID to retrieve your parcel.
How do you use a Hermes parcel locker?
If you are not going to be home or you need to recover your Hermes parcel at late hours, you can choose to have it delivered to a Hermes Parcel Locker. A parcel locker is an automated locker, usually situated around stations or shopping centres, where you can send and retrieve packages of up to 66cm x 41cm x 38cm. Currently, there are Hermes parcel lockers in around 400 locations in the UK.
What is MyHermes? How does it work?
MyHermes is a Hermes logistics scheme to help businesses and e-commerce offering regular deliveries. Customers can register for free and obtain faster shipping labels and door-to-door deliveries. MyHermes also provides customers with an extra tracking tool and the ability to reserve many delivery services at the same time.
Does Hermes make deliveries on the weekend (on Saturday and/or Sunday)?
In the UK, customers can book Hermes Saturday and Sunday deliveries for shipping parcels within mainland UK. The Hermes' Sunday Delivery Service cover around 85% of the UK territory. In Germany Hermes offers Saturday deliveries for many routes.
How can I book a Hermes redelivery service?
Hermes will make 3 delivery attempts for any standard parcel delivery. Although you cannot book a Hermes redelivery, the company allows you to redirect it to another delivery address, such as a neighbour's address or a trusted business.
Can I send large parcels with Hermes?
The maximum weight allowed for Hermes parcel delivery service is 15kg, with a maximum length of 120cm and a combined length + circumference of no more than 225cm. This means that you cannot send large parcels with Hermes such as furniture or a surfboard. If you need to ship a large or bulky parcel, we can arrange a shipping solution for you. Use our booking tool or contact our logistics experts for more information.
What does the Hermes insurance cover?
The Hermes transport insurance covers every Hermes parcel delivery for a value of up to 20£, given that the shipment does not contain any restricted or prohibited items. You can expand the coverage on your Hermes standard delivery for an additional 300£. Non-compensation items (such as china or glassware) are also not covered when shipping internationally or domestically with Hermes.
Where can I find a Hermes promo code or discount codes?
If you want to find a Hermes promo code or Hermes discount codes, just search for them online and you should be able to find some. Hermes usually offers discount or promo codes on their social media. An example is getting a 10% discount on your first order. An example is getting a 10% discount on your first order. If you want to find a Hermes promo code or Hermes discount code, we recommend checking the company's official pages.
Where can I find Hermes packing instructions?
Hermes packing instructions can be found on their website, and you can contact their customer service for detailed instructions. Another option is to check our comprehensive packing guidelines for several different items.
How to ship with Hermes sea freight or Hermes air freight?
Hermes shipping services do not include sea freight and Hermes air freight; these are different logistics solutions provided by other entities. If you need to ship cargo, Eurosender centralises all different types of freight shipping services so you can get the best solution to match your needs at the best possible price.
Can I ship parcels with Hermes to UK after Brexit?
Although Brexit has had a huge impact on logistics, shipping with Hermes to UK after Brexit is still possible. Due to the new rules, all packages to the UK will have to go through customs and can be subject to VAT or customs duties. If you want more information about shipping with Hermes or other couriers to the UK after Brexit you can read our extensive Brexit shipping guide.

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Disclaimer: The information above is the result of online research conducted inNovember2020. When looking for accurate information such as the cost of a Hermes delivery, Hermes tracking number, parcel lockers or depot or the myHermes program, we strongly recommend checking the courier company’s official website.