When one of your loved ones is studying far away from home, you can send them a care package to show them that you are thinking of them. You can fill it with products like pictures, pieces of clothing, cosmetics, etc. Receiving a care package is pure bliss as you know that someone is thinking of you and wants to show you how much they care.
When you are a concerned parent, a loving aunt, or just a friend, shipping a care package to a student abroad is always a nice gesture. Whether you are shipping to a first-year freshman, or to a seasoned student in the exam period, sending an exam care package will put a smile on their face for sure. In this article, we will tell you what you can include in a student care package, how to prepare your parcel, and how to get student discounts.
Eurosender helps people book affordable door-to-door shipping services in a matter of seconds. Many students, parents, and organizations have turned to our shipping services for sending an exam care package across the world. In addition to providing a simple booking system, through our platform, our customers can instantly see the price for most routes, without having to compare any quotes themselves. The couriers we work with can pick items up from houses, apartments, offices, hotels, and airports. The most important thing when shipping a care package to a student abroad is to provide a valid and accessible address for the pick-up and delivery. Also, ensure that the shipment is well protected for transportation.
Standard shipping service
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People send packages to a student for many reasons:
The most important part of sending an exam care package is the preparation of the parcel. Make sure that you check out our pack and ship pages on more specific items to learn how to pack them properly, visit our general pack and ship page to get started. You can find specific packing instructions for every single item on our website (see previous links). The basic things you need for most shipments are:
Even though it seems like the simplest task of all, but many people do not fill out the address section the right way. Write out addresses fully and clearly. You have to state not only the zip code, town, and the street with number but also information like access codes and apartment numbers: Addresses should be written out fully and clearly. However, the address bar often contains inaccuracies, and this could result in a failed delivery. Not only should you give the zip code, town, and street with number, but also information regarding possible access codes and/or apartment numbers:
If you want to send a student care package by courier to a dorm, you might want to add the dorm number. When there is a reception, you can ask them if they receive parcels during working hours and ask them if you can put them down as consignee.
We also recommend double-checking the import and export regulations when shipping a care package to a student abroad. You are responsible for researching restrictions when it comes to shipping across the border. Read more on the topic in our dedicated article about shipping outside the EU.
Everyone loves a good discount, especially students. There are several direct and indirect ways to save on shipping with Eurosender.
We hope this article will have brought you useful information. If you need more information on sending an exam care package or shipping a care package to a student abroad, then please do not hesitate to contact one of our agents. And we hope to see your shipment soon!