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Excess Baggage

PACK & SEND offers convenient excess baggage shipping services, ideal for travellers looking to streamline their journey. Whether you're relocating, travelling long-term, or just need extra luggage handled, we provide door-to-door collection and delivery, custom packaging for secure transit, flexible shipping options tailored to your needs, and global reach ensuring your belongings arrive safely wherever you go. With real-time tracking and dedicated support, trust PACK & SEND to simplify your travel experience.

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Door-to-Door, or Door-to-Port Excess baggage

PACK & SEND offers a range of sea freight and air cargo services for sending personal effects overseas. We offer both ‘Door-to-Door’ and ‘Door-to-Depot’ services. The PACK & SEND price for ‘Door-to-Door’ covers the total delivery and clearing service (excluding government charges and taxes). The Door-to-Depot price is for delivery to the depot only.

A Door-to-Depot service does not necessarily mean a cheaper service than the total Door-to-Door service. In many cases (depending on the destination and consignment size) a Door-to-Door service can be far more economical as well as very convenient. With the Door-to-Depot service, there may be further ancillary charges to pay at the destination and this may include airport terminal fees, storage fees, and documentation fees.

At most destinations, you can clear your goods by yourself to avoid customs clearance charges, but it requires time to visit the Customs office with your passport, and shipping documents and complete the necessary Customs forms.

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Holiday Purchases Delivered to Your Home

PACK & SEND has a growing network of retail service centres across the UK. We’ll collect your items at a place and time that suits you and package them securely for shipment. The scale of our international shipping and delivery services means we deliver to over 80,000 locations around the world.

For most holiday purchases international air shipping is the ideal solution. If you’re continuing your travels before returning home, we’ll even arrange to store your items and ship them so that they arrive at home when you do.

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Excess Baggage Services by Air

When sending personal belongings by air, PACK & SEND offers a reliable and economical air cargo service. By using the PACK & SEND air cargo service, you not only receive personalised ‘white-glove’ service levels but you’re also assured of greater peace of mind when it comes to the security of your baggage. Being comfortable that your baggage is not tampered with in transit is a very important consideration when selecting a baggage service provider.

Excess Baggage Services by Sea

Shipping excess baggage by international sea freight can be a more economical option when the size of your shipment is large or when delivery times are less urgent.

PACK & SEND offers different international sea freight services for excess baggage and personal possessions. Let us know your requirements and we’ll put together a solution that works for you.

As part of our sea freight service, we will consolidate your excess baggage and personal possessions into a shared container and then ship it to the port of destination. PACK & SEND will then clear your international shipment through customs and pay the port fees and customs clearance charges (but not duties, taxes or inspection fees should there be any). Finally, we’ll arrange delivery of your excess baggage to your door.

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What is the Air Baggage Allowance?

Some airlines have a limited air baggage allowance and will not carry fragile, large, awkward, valuable or heavy items on certain flights. Customers should make their own arrangements for these particular items ahead of time to ensure a cost-effective packing and shipping solution to their excess baggage or excess luggage situation. PACK & SEND ship a range of different excess baggage items including large paintings, electronic and computing equipment, musical instruments, sports equipment and valuable artefacts bought overseas.

What are Excess Baggage Fees?

Air baggage allowances on airlines can be restrictive and can lead to hefty airline excess baggage fees. To avoid airline excess baggage charges, contact PACK & SEND for a cost-effective packing and shipping solution for your excess baggage.

Can PACK & SEND arrange the Delivery of Excess Baggage to any Country?

PACK & SEND can arrange the delivery of excess luggage or excess baggage to any country in the world.

How long does it take for Excess Baggage Delivery?

PACK & SEND work to your deadlines, ensuring satisfactory and realistic delivery times. We have a range of freight and shipping solutions that ensure delivery within your timescales. If your delivery is urgent then our air freight services will be the most appropriate shipping solution to send your excess baggage and tracking and signed delivery service is provided. If delivery is less urgent then our sea freight options are more economical.

Is there Insurance or a Warranty?

PACK & SEND offer professional packing services and take the utmost care in the delivery process to reduce the chances of breakage or loss. What’s more, PACK & SEND is the only company that provides Shipping Warranty loss and damage cover for all cargo including excess baggage.

What are my Excess Baggage Solution Options?

Customers have many options, which are factors in the overall pricing of the service.

  • Packaging; Opt for professional packaging services from PACK & SEND or pack yourself.
  • Location; sending packages either domestically, across Europe or internationally.
  • Pick up or drop off; allowing clients to visit a PACK & SEND branch or organise everything over the phone.
  • Method; sending and shipping items via courier, sea freight, air freight, road freight etc.
  • Time; urgent delivery or in a set period of time.
  • Delivery choices; airport to airport, seaport to seaport, delivery to door.

Excess Baggage solutions; to avoid leaving behind those items which airlines cannot carry.

For more information on excess baggage solutions when exceeding air baggage allowances or to avoid excess baggage fees, please call PACK & SEND your nearest service centre on 0345 873 999 0

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At PACK & SEND we know how important it is for you to reach all your international destinations via a single service provider.

We provide a wide range of options for your international shipping solutions to ensure that you can always find the service you need depending on the package that you need to send overseas.

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PACK & SEND are truly the experts when it comes to custom packaging and crating those fragile, large, awkward and valuable items like computers, servers, artworks and antiques.

We specialise in accessing the right type of packaging for any item and using all other resources available to protect your shipment.

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We take every care to make sure that your items stay safe during transit.

However, for complete peace of mind when you send your shipments domestically or internationally, we provide Warranty Service protection to cover you for loss or damage to your important shipments

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