Sending a small parcel abroad can make all the difference to an uncertain gap year traveller, according to the UK's largest online parcel delivery service.
Following the introduction of the £9,000 cap on university tuition fees this year, travel industry experts have predicted that there will be a sharp increase in the number of young people taking gap years. Australia is expected to be the top destination for thousands of British youngsters as usual, but just because Oz is more than 10,000 miles away doesn't mean parents need to lose touch with their sons and daughters, according to Bolton-based international delivery specialist Parcel2Go.
The firm has called on the parents of gap year students to discover how simple it really is to send a parcel to Australia
through the internet.
"For many young people this will be the first time that they have been away from home for an extended period and understandably there will be mixed emotions," said Richard Mercer, marketing director at Parcel2Go. "By sending a parcel abroad, parents can remind young travellers that they are not all on their own - this can be a great comfort to someone who has suddenly found themselves in a strange country on the other side of the world.
"A simple parcel, perhaps containing a book, a few treats from home and a letter, can make a huge difference. And thanks to the cheap international delivery
services available through Parcel2Go, sending a package to another country, whether that's Australia, New Zealand, India or South Africa, is quick and simple."
A range of domestic and international parcel delivery services are available through the Parcel2Go website. Experience courier companies including UPS, CityLink, Parcelforce and FedEx offer express and economy options to ensure all need are catered for.
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Parcel2Go Ltd has been helping its customers to organise cheap international delivery orders for the past 21 years. Based in Bolton, the company operates a cost-effective online parcel delivery service and international freight shipping service with low parcel prices UK-wide. Parcel2Go courier services are available from the likes of Parcelforce, FedEx and CityLink - reliable couriers that offer collection and delivery services throughout Britain, Europe, and countries across the world.
For further information contact:
Telephone: 08713 308066
Press release distributed by Pressat on behalf of Parcel2Go, on Saturday 8 September, 2012. For more information subscribe and follow http://www.pressat.co.uk/