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    Post Office

    The airport Post Office is on the first floor of Terminal 3 departures, in the public area before security ( it's near the security control entrance).

    Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:30, Sunday 09:00 - 13:00.

    Telephone: +44 (0)20 8897 3463

    Post boxes and stamps


    You can buy stamps at branches of WHSmith in the terminals. There are also coin-operated stamp machines in each terminal.

    Post boxes

    Need to send a letter or postcard from Heathrow? You'll find post boxes before and after security in each terminal.

    Please be aware that you can't post parcels using the post boxes, and that anything you do post may be inspected by HM Customs.

    Postal services at security - Mail&Fly

    Post the things you can’t take through security with Mail&Fly's unique service. This applies to liquids over 100ml, such as bottles of wine and perfumes as well as sharp items, such as knives.

    Simply pop your item in a Mail&Fly bag, peel off the numbered ticket and drop the bag in the dedicated box. Keep the ticket to reclaim your item at

    The fee is £6 plus postage and packing* but you only pay if you want to reclaim your goods. You have six weeks to claim and items will be with you in about three days. The Mail&Fly Service at Heathrow is operated by the bagport Group.

    *Postage and packing costs depend on the size, weight and destination of your item.

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