boatmail.co.ukprovides a secure and responsive mail forwarding services for personal
and business (sole trader only) customers to the UK and any address across the world.
We can assure you that with over 40 years within the mail industry we have all the
necessary experience with which to service any request you may have of us, however,
we continue to learn.
The service was originally developed to satisfy the need of continuously cruising
narrowboats across the canal system of the UK who have the need for a permanent residential
street address and the flexibility to receive their mail at differing locations as
they travel across the country. Our leisure interest for may years has been the canals
of the UK and we have used this knowledge, coupled with our mail industry experience,
to provide a truly customer driven service. We have now developed from this base
to service both personal and business customers from all walks of life and have a
substantial number of overseas customers
We offer membership for either a year, by the month or payment as items arrive (no
membership fee required) and can forward your mail at a time to suit yourself be
this on receipt, weekly, monthly or at any time requested. We can also open and scan
contents of mail electronically and forward as part of an emailor receive letters
electronically for printing and sending as physical mail.
Customers can nominate one address for mail to be forwarded throughout their use
of our services or, for customers who move location, we can arrange for mail to be
forwarded to changing addresses, such as utilising the Poste Restante service in
the UK (available at most Post Offices) where mail can be collected.
Our service also includes holding mail for customers, at no additional cost, until
they wish to have the items forwarded to an address of their choice which can be
particularly useful for those travelling who wish to have their mail held until returning
to this country or forwarding to a particular address.
For letters/packets/parcels going destinations outside the UK, we accept items only
up to 2kg in weight where no single side is longer than 60cm.
The Royal Mail Redirection service may be cheaper for forwarding mail, however, it
is unable to provide a flexible or offer a tailored personal service such as ours
and has a time limit on the duration of service (4 years)