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urgent help-royal mail proof of postage watch

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    Ive started to sell stuff on depop and had my first sale a few days ago. When I went to the post office I asked for 2nd class standard delivery. they gave me my proof of postage receipt, however the receipt only had the address of the post office I had been to, plus the amount I paid to have the parcel posted. It didn't contain the name or address of the person I was sending the parcel to, and therefore isn't solid proof if a dispute was to happen as theres no evidence that i sent it to them.

    I have to go to the post office again today and was wondering, what do I ask the postoffice for in order to get a receipt with the receiving persons' address on it? is it a certificate of posting? does it cost extra?
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    So you just got a receipt, not a proof of postage thing?

    I don't see how they can give you any proof of postage for something you posted several days ago.
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    You need to request for signed delivery next time. I sent a parcel and the recipient said they hadn't recieve it, I tracked the parcel via the post office website and discovered it had been signed for. I opt for this every time I sell items on eBay and it's always worked in my favour.
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    Recorded delivery mate, definitely gonna be a few quid more expensive but the recipient's address will be included in the receipt.
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    Fortunately I've never been burned by somebody else saying they haven't received an item on eBay.

    You use Royal Mail though? I use MyHermes to send things, I find it cheaper for most items I send, especially if they are odd shapes and sizes.
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    You can ask for an address to be put on a Certificate of Postage without using the Signed For service.
 
 
 
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