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Telegrams start from just £5.95 delivered, so it's easy to send a message to that special person.

Type of Telegram Classic Telegram £5.95
Optional Upgrades Telegram Colour £0.50
  Envelope Colour £0.50
Delivery Options
(UK Only)
First Class Free
  Recorded Signed For £3.50
  Special Delivery Next Day (9.00am) £19.95
  Special Delivery Next Day £12.95
Delivery Options
(Europe and Rest of the World)
Airmail £2.00
  Airsure £9.95
  International Signed For £9.95
  Shore to Ship £24.95

Orders before 2.00pm (Monday to Friday) dispatched the same day. Orders after 2.00pm (Monday to Friday) dispatched the next working day. There is no delivery or dispatch on Sundays, Public Holidays or Bank Holidays. We use PayPal for secure online transactions.

Type of Telegram

Classic Telegram - £5.95

This telegram is based on a 1930's format and is printed on good quality cream coloured card with matching cream coloured envelope. A cablegram font is used to print the text so it looks like telegrams used to look years ago and has a great retro-feel.

The price includes free dispatch by first class post to any UK address.

Optional Upgrades

Telegram Colour - £0.50

Why not change the telegram colour to pale blue, light green or pale pink. A great option if you are sending greetings for a boy or girls birthday, or just to be different.

Optional Upgrades

Envelope Colour - £0.50

Why not change the envelope colour to match the telegram, with a choice of pale blue, light green or pale pink, it just adds that extra special touch.

Delivery Options
(UK Only)

First Class - Free

We aim to deliver your telegram by Royal Mail first class post the next working day, including Saturdays but we cannot guarantee delivery times. It's best to allow a day or two for delivery. The cost for this service is included in the price of the Classic Telegram.

If you want to guarantee next day arrival, we recommend you use Special Delivery Next Day.

Delivery Options
(UK Only)

Recorded Signed For - £3.50

Your telegram is sent by first class post but with Recorded Signed For, you get extra reassurance that your telegram has been delivered.

We get a signature from whoever receives the telegram, but this may not be the person named on the address. If there's nobody available to sign for your telegram and the it's not collected or redelivery rearranged within seven calendar days, we will let you know.

If you want to guarantee next day arrival, we recommend you use Special Delivery Next Day.

Delivery Options
(UK Only)

Special Delivery Next Day (9.00am) - £19.95

When your telegram is urgent and has to be delivered on time, we guarantee we'll deliver your telegram before 9.00am the next working day or Saturday, providing it is ordered before 2.00pm the day before, or we'll refund your money. Any orders received after 2.00pm on Friday will not be processed until Monday.

This guarantee does not apply if we were unable to deliver your telegram because there was no-one to sign for it or the delivery address is in an area of the UK where we do not guarantee next day delivery, see our delivery map.

You can use Special Delivery Next Day (9.00am) from Monday to Friday, except bank holidays or public holidays.

You can check the guaranteed delivery time by checking our Next Day by 9.00am map.

Delivery Options
(UK Only)

Special Delivery Next Day - £12.95

When your telegram is urgent and has to be delivered on time, we guarantee we'll deliver your telegram before 1.00pm the next working day or Saturday, providing it is ordered before 2.00pm the day before. This applies to 99% of the country or we'll refund your money. This guarantee does not apply if we were unable to deliver your telegram because there was no-one to sign for it or the delivery address is in an area of the UK where we do not guarantee next day delivery, see our delivery map.

You can use Special Delivery Next Day from Monday to Friday, except bank holidays or public holidays.

You can check the guaranteed delivery time by checking our Next Day map

Delivery Options
(Europe and Rest of the World)

Airmail - £2.00

We aim to deliver to Western European destinations within three working days, eastern Europe within five days, major cities worldwide within five days and other destinations within seven.

Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee delivery times as delivery standards in other countries do vary. If you want delivery sooner, see our Airsure option.

Countries in Europe
Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria (EU), Azerbaijan, Azores (EU)
Balearic Islands (EU), Belarus, Belgium (EU), Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria (EU)
Canary Islands, Corsica (EU), Croatia, Cyprus (EU), Czech Republic (EU)
Denmark (EU)
Estonia (EU)
Faroe Islands, Finland (EU), France (EU)
Georgia, Germany (EU), Gibraltar (EU), Greece (EU), Greenland
Hungary (EU)
Iceland, Irish Republic (EU), Italy (EU)
Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan
Latvia (EU), Liechtenstein, Lithuania (EU), Luxembourg (EU)
Macedonia, Madeira (EU), Malta (EU), Moldova, Monaco (EU), Montenegro
Netherlands (EU), Norway
Poland (EU), Portugal (EU), Romania (EU)
Russia
San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia (EU), Slovenia (EU), Spain (EU), Sweden (EU), Switzerland
Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Vatican City State

Rest of the World covers all countries not in Europe, see our world map.

Delivery Options
(Europe and Rest of the World)

Airsure - £9.95

Airsure can be up to one day faster than Airmail.

Your telegram will receive priority handling at home and overseas and benefits from an online tracking facility so we can check progress along the way.

We aim to deliver to Western European destinations within two working days, eastern Europe within four days, major cities worldwide within four days and other destinations within six.

To ensure and maintain a high quality of service you can send mail by Airsure to 30 destinations. They are:

European Union Zones
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Spain and Sweden

Non European Union Zones
Andorra, Azores, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Corsica, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Madeira, Monaco and Switzerland

Rest of the World
Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and USA

If your country isn't included in the above list, you can't use our Airsure service for your destination, although you can still send your telegram via International Signed For

Delivery Options
(Europe and Rest of the World)

International Signed For - £9.95

Your telegram is dispatched by Airmail and International Signed For is a secure delivery service that requires a signature on delivery.

It is available to all worldwide destinations.

Your telegram travels through a separate and secure network. Each item is individually listed and accounted for and proof of posting is provided as standard. Deliveries are made by domestic postal operators who provide a universal service in those destinations.

You can be sure that the item will be handed over only after it is signed for.

Delivery Options
(Europe and Rest of the World)

Shore to Ship - £24.95

If you want to send a telegram to someone getting married or celebrating a special occasion on board a ship at sea, we may be able to help, please send the following information to info@telegrams4u.co.uk and we will check with the Cruise Line:

Cruise Line
Name of ship
Port of embarkation
Date of sailing
Date of wedding or special occasion

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