What is Chronopost?
Chronopost is an express parcel courier service and is part of the very well known La Poste brand, available to book for a discounted price with Parcel Monkey. Chronopost deliver millions of parcels everyday, and by booking online via our marketplace you can enjoy their services at a lower rate, without the need to provide them with large volumes of parcels.
Cheap parcel delivery from France.
Our relationship with Chronopost is used by customers in France who want to be able to send boxes not only across France but also overseas to destinations around the world. We offer their collected services, as well as the Drop Off options plus you can choose from the economic Classic service or the Express range.
Chronopost tracking will be available for you to follow the package to delivery via your Parcel Monkey order number.
How much does it cost to book Chronopost?
As with every courier service, there are a number of factors involved that will impact on the cost. You can pay a little extra to have packages collected from your home or work address, or make a saving by booking a Drop Off.
Also if you are sending to a destination that is further away, or doesn’t have the best delivery infrastructure you can pay a little more than sending within Europe.
To get an exact price for your package, just enter your details into the Parcel Monkey shipping calculator and select a courier that matches your budget and desired transit time.
Where can I send to with Chronopost?
Chronopost have global coverage so that customers in France can ship to almost all countries in a quick time with a reliable and fully tracked delivery service.
We help many customers send parcels to other countries in Europe. Parcels sent with the Chronopost Express International services arrive in countries such as the UK, Germany, Belgium, Spain and more in just 2-3 days.
Do Chronopost collect from my address?
With Parcel Monkey, you can have your box collected from your home or work address. This will save you the hassle of carrying heaving boxes to the local collection point or queuing at the Post Office. Many online sellers or eCommerce businesses use this option as it saves them the trip out of the office, where their time could be spent on more productive tasks.
We supply any customs documents and shipping labels, so you just have to print them out and attach them to the box.
Where can I drop off my parcel with Chronopost International?
Chronopost customers can drop into any La Poste offices or DPD Pickup stores across France, where the courier will collect the goods ready for them to be sent elsewhere.
If you are sending a parcel from Paris or Marseille, or looking for the local drop off point in Lyon or Toulouse you can find it easily using this tool. It is very easy to access Chronopost service with their national network providing access to the public and businesses across France.
When you drop off a Chronopost parcel, you will get a receipt and can access the Chronopost tracking right away so you can watch your parcel leave France and get delivered abroad.
What can I send with Chronopost?
Chronopost international is used by businesses and individuals to send all kinds of items. Established in 1985 by La Poste, they have helped shippers in France with the ever growing increase in express package delivery.
Vinyl records, eBay purchases, clothing and more are sent via this service overseas. As long as you can get a price from our shipping calculator for the dimensions of your package, and your item is not prohibited, you will able to book a courier with Chronopost.
Book large parcel delivery from France
Sending larger items from France is simple if you book using our shipping calculator as we will only show the couriers who can handle your items on the list of results we provide. Chronopost will handle items weighing up to 30kg, and you can make large savings on big and bulky boxes by using our discounted rates.
Prepare your shipment
Whether you are using Chronopost International or any courier service, you will always need to package your items correctly.
Make sure there is no prohibited items in the box such as liquids or batteries
Make sure the box you use is strong and no movement of the goods inside happens
Display the shipping labels and any customs documents clearly.
Transit times with Chronopost International
Chronopost International Express generally takes 1-2 days to delivery parcels in Europe, whilst Chronopost Classic is far more cheaper to book and still takes a reasonable 2-5 working days.
If you are sending out of Europe 3-7 days is the expected transit time, and will depend on delivery infrastructure in the country you are sending to.