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Ship lost items and luggage – Lost & Found Gatwick Airport

If you have arrived at your next destination and noticed that you have lost items or luggage at Gatwick during your journey, there is a good chance it could appear at Gatwick Airport’s lost and found. Instead of travelling all the way back to claim it, Eurosender offers reliable and fast courier services to send your lost items and more from lost and found at Gatwick airport. Have your lost passport delivered urgently or lost property shipped to you from Gatwick Airport or any other destination in no time at all.

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Claim lost baggage and more from Gatwick Airport

Get the best courier service to ship lost or left luggage from Gatwick airport. Discover the options available to ship your items or property from Gatwick Airport and get your items back without travelling back and forth.

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How can I organise a courier to recover my lost property from Gatwick Airport?

Follow these simple steps to ship your lost property and left luggage from Gatwick Airport to your destination:

  1. Contact Gatwick Airport Lost & Found, and report your missing item. You can check for your item on their database 48 hours after the item is found and Verify that you are the owner by providing a detailed description, invoices, serial numbers or any other ID;
  2. Obtain a reference number for collection and any other important details to provide the courier, including a contact person;
  3. Gatwick Airport charges a fee for claiming lost items, so be sure to pay this before arranging the courier;
  4. Check that your lost baggage does not contain items considered prohibited or restricted, or it may not be able to be claimed from Gatwick Airport by courier services;
  5. Remember that your luggage item must be packed inside a cardboard box and ready for collection. Be sure to inform them of our packing guidelines to avoid refusal by the courier;
  6. Book the courier service from Gatwick Airport and let us do the rest. Just make sure someone is available at the destination to receive your lost property;


Information to provide courier services for collection from Gatwick Airport

Please provide complete and accurate address information to ensure courier services can successfully claim your lost property at Gatwick Airport, including:

  1. Country
    Choose the country of pick-up/delivery
    Ex.:United Kingdom
  2. Name & Surname
    Add the name of lost and found desk contact followed by the name of the consignee
    Lost Property Office, attn: Sarah Williams, lost property for Amanda Smith
  3. Address
    Fill out the airport address, check their website to make sure it is correct.
    Ex.: South Terminal (Departures), Main Concourse, Level 0, London Gatwick Airport.
  4. Additional info – Optional
    Keep in mind that the courier does not always take this into consideration.
    You could choose to include a reference number or officer contact here.
  5. ZIP code
    Add the zip code, please double check it to make sure its correct.
    Ex.: RH6 0NP
  6. Town/city
    Add the full name of the town or city
    Ex.: Dibley, Oxfordshire
  7. Phone number
    Add the phone number, change the area code if needed.
    Ex.: +44 (0) 1293 223 457

What lost luggage items are usually shipped from Gatwick Airport?

Travellers often leave behind computer bags, smartphones or wallets. Some of the most common lost items shipped from Gatwick Airport include:


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FAQ – claiming lost baggage and property from Gatwick Airport

What is the cheapest way to ship lost luggage from Gatwick Airport?
The most cost-effective solution to ship lost luggage and other lost items in a package from Gatwick Airport is to send it via our standard service. Ypu can get an immediate price to send your lost luggage and items from lost and found at Gatwick airport on our booking tool.
What is the fastest way to have my lost passport delivered to my home, from Gatwick Airport?
If you need your lost passport or other items delivered urgently, you have two options for express services from Gatwick Airport offering international deliveries in as little as 24-72 hours. Choose our Document Service exclusively for passports and documents or our express service for packages up to 70kg. Get a price to send items and left luggage from lost and found at Gatwick Airport directly on our booking tool.
What happens if I lost my bags or property onboard a flight?
Any lost property found inside Gatwick Airport is sent to their Lost and Found department. However, if you have lost your items while on board a flight, you should contact the airline you flew with and they will give you the information you need.
Can airlines send lost property from Gatwick?
It is possible you may have lost the item onboard the aircraft, or your luggage was lost in transit. In such cases, you should contact their airline to locate your lost items.
Will the courier accept unpacked luggage items?
Depending on the airline, some airlines can ship lost property from airports, including Gatwick, however, you should contact them to confirm this directly. If you need your missing luggage shipped to you, please bear in mind that it must be packed according to our guidelines to avoid refusal upon collection. Please note all pieces of luggage should be packed inside a cardboard box.
How can I be sure my lost property is being sent back from Gatwick Airport?
When you send an item from lost and found at Gatwick airport with Eurosender, you always receive a tracking number to follow its progress from collection to delivery. If you notice the tracking status is not updated 48h we recommend you contact us via chat or email.
Are my lost items insured when shipping with Eurosender?
Properly packaged parcels are covered by basic insurance when they don’t contain prohibited or restricted items. Suitcases will only be covered by insurance when placed inside a cardboard box and properly protected.