Following the publication of temporary guidance for parcels moving between Great Britain (GB) and Northern Ireland (NI) from 1 January 2021, The Consumer Council has said it remains concerned about the long-term solution for NI consumers and businesses.
- EU Exit
With Brexit just around the corner, The Consumer Council is concerned with reports of retailers and parcel operators withdrawing deliveries between Great Britain (GB) and Northern Ireland (NI).
- EU Exit
Debenhams, the department store chain, will temporarily stop accepting orders on their website for Northern Ireland delivery from midnight tonight (Thursday 17 December 2020).
More than a fifth (22%) of UK consumers have already decided they’ll be sending festive gifts through the post rather than giving in person this year. The Consumer Council has put together some top tips to help consumers get the best deal on postage and to ensure their cards and parcels arrive on time.
The Consumer Council is encouraging passengers due to travel over the festive period to plan in advance and be prepared, due to the impact of COVID-19 and EU Exit.
Advice for Northern Ireland consumers who are travelling to Europe including the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain. It includes the latest information for British passport holders, travelling through airports, driving in Europe, and travelling with pets and animals.