If you’re moving home and need to ship a large, valuable or awkward musical instrument – or you’re simply selling an old guitar on eBay – it can be tricky to manage the packing and delivery alone.
That’s why PACK & SEND has put together a guide to shipping musical instruments. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know when shipping instruments, including how PACK & SEND makes the process effortless.
Shipping musical instruments can be a hassle, given their fragile nature. So, it’s important to appropriately wrap, pack and protect them and their intricate components.
When looking to pack musical instruments – from small stringed instruments to large percussion sets – space and appropriate materials are key. Packing materials must be robust and durable to provide protection during transit or storage.
If you’re worried about the safety of your fragile instruments in transit – or simply need support packing up large or awkward pieces – a professional courier can collect, pack and ship your items effortlessly.
You can count on PACK & SEND to use the most high-quality, robust materials in our packaging, and you can rest easy knowing that our bespoke packaging services will be tailored to fit the needs of your instruments.
From collection and packing to doorstep delivery, PACK & SEND handles the entire process for you. Get a quote today for our range of bespoke packing services for your instruments.Specialist Packing
The most important aspect of shipping musical instruments is safe and secure wrapping.
For example, when shipping guitars, the delicate parts of the instrument, like the neck and head, require special care and attention as they can easily become damaged in transit by sudden movement or impact.
Musical instruments should be packed tight into containers, using packing infills or paper to pad the most fragile areas and minimise movement during transport.
When you work with PACK & SEND, we customise our wrapping to offer maximum protection for your precious instruments.
Heavy or awkward shipments aren’t a problem, either. If you’re looking to transport uniquely shaped musical instruments – from brass instruments to percussion – PACK & SEND handles the whole wrapping process for you, to guard against scrapes and scuffs on your valuables.Specialist PACKING
Whether they hold sentimental or monetary value, PACK & SEND has an obligation to get all packages to their destination in perfect condition and on time.
For peace of mind when packing and shipping your musical instruments, you should look to protect them with a warranty cover.
Our comprehensive warranty protection offers an extensive range of cover options to guard against loss, damage or theft – letting you rest easy knowing that you’re always safe when shipping instruments anywhere across the globe.Protect your shipment
Shipping musical instruments requires greater care than conventional packages.
Because of the delicate nature of musical instruments, our specialist shipping services create bespoke shipping solutions to meet your needs – whether by air, land or sea.
For example, if you’re looking to ship large instruments like pianos, we can pack these in crates for safe and secure delivery to avoid damage in transit.
Plus, we’ll keep you updated every step of the way with our end-to-end customised tracking, so you’re never in the dark about your delivery.Find out more
PACK & SEND knows what it takes to get the job done. With over 25 years of experience collecting, packing, and delivering, we’re the only shipping solution you’ll ever need.Find out more
PACK & SEND have years of experience packing goods including musical instruments. Our custom crates and boxes can be tailored to fit your instrument no matter its shape or size thanks to the expert knowledge of our packers.
Musical instruments can be delivered anywhere in the world! At PACK & SEND we have a range of shipping options that deliver goods like musical instruments to destinations worldwide. If collection is required, we can collect goods from anywhere in the UK. Alternatively, if your instruments are outside of the UK, we can advise on how to safely pack them for safe delivery.
At PACK & SEND we offer comprehensive loss and damage cover for all shipments of musical instruments regardless of their value. This cover does only apply to goods that have been packed and shipped by PACK & SEND and cannot be offered as a product for goods that are being shipped by a third party. Contact your nearest PACK & SEND service centre to find out how they can organise this for your shipment.
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.
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.
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 Gold Service protection to cover you for loss or damage to your important shipments
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