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Summer Closure? Not us!

Summer is here, and the sun has well and truly come out, yippee!

Package Control will not be closing for any part of the summer holidays. Which are usually associated with annual manufacturing shutdowns. Be aware though that several of our suppliers will shut. If you are looking to place an order in the next 4-6 weeks, it may be a good idea to do so sooner rather than later as material availability could be affected as a consequence.

These shutdowns not only affect lead times during the term of the closure, it may also cause a back log of orders which has an impact on availability for orders placed immediately after the end of the suppliers shutdown.

Please contact us for further information.


Have a lovely summertime!




Dumb & Dumber Travellers

1. "They should not allow topless sunbathing on the beach. It was very distracting for my husband who just wanted to relax."

2. "On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry. I don't like spicy food."

3. "We went on holiday to Spain and had a problem with the taxi drivers as they were all Spanish."

4. "We booked an excursion to a water park but no-one told us we had to bring our own swimsuits and towels. We assumed it would be included in the price."

5. "The beach was too sandy. We had to clean everything when we returned to our room."

6. "We found the sand was not like the sand in the brochure. Your brochure shows the sand as white but it was more yellow."

7. "It's lazy of the local shopkeepers in Puerto Vallartato close in the afternoons. I often needed to buy things during 'siesta' time -- this should be banned."

8. "No-one told us there would be fish in the water. The children were scared."

9. "Although the brochure said that there was a fully equipped kitchen, there was no egg-slicer in the drawers."

10. "I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local convenience store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts."

11. "The roads were uneven and bumpy, so we could not read the local guide book during the bus ride to the resort. Because of this, we were unaware of many things that would have made our holiday more fun."

12. "It took us nine hours to fly home from Jamaica to England. It took the Americans only three hours to get home. This seems unfair."

13. "I compared the size of our one-bedroom suite to our friends' three-bedroom and ours was significantly smaller."

14. "The brochure stated: 'No hairdressers at the resort.' We're trainee hairdressers and we think they knew and made us wait longer for service."

15. "When we were in Spain, there were too many Spanish people there. The receptionist spoke Spanish, the food was Spanish. No one told us that there would be so many foreigners."

16. "We had to line up outside to catch the boat and there was no air-conditioning."

17. "It is your duty as a tour operator to advise us of noisy or unruly guests before we travel."

18. "I was bitten by a mosquito. The brochure did not mention mosquitoes."

19. "My fiancée and I requested twin-beds when we booked, but instead we were placed in a room with a king bed. We now hold you responsible and want to be re-reimbursed for the fact that I became pregnant. This would not have happened if you had put us in the room that we booked."


Get ready to celebrate the Coronation of HRH King Charles III

At Package Control (U.K.) Ltd, we’re joining in on the festivities by offering our valued customers some exciting freebies!

For a limited time only, from now until the end of May 2023 (while stocks last), every order you place with us will come with a complimentary load restraint biased gift that will help you use your webbing strap assemblies with ease and safety.

So, if your order exceeds £100.00 ex VAT (excluding carriage), you’ll receive a free Strap Hook Magnet - a game-changing tool that securely holds one end of your ratchet strap onto a steel rave, freeing up your hands to attend to the other side without worrying about unintended disengagement. Talk about a time-saver!
And if you’re really looking to go all out, any order over £500.00 ex VAT (excluding carriage) will earn you a free Webbing Strap Winder - a handheld device that can wind up to 50mm wide and 12m length of webbing in a jiffy. This nifty gadget takes all the hassle out of winding up adjustable webbing ends and makes the process quick and effortless.

Please enquire if you would also like to buy extra Magnets or Winders, if required