How to Ship a Christmas Tree Internationally

Christmas tree international shipping via courier

Book local or international Christmas tree shipping through our platform so that it arrives in time for the holidays! Whether you are sending a mini letterbox Christmas tree to someone special or organising a large delivery for a customer, follow our expert guidelines on how to ship a Christmas tree internationally.

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Christmas tree international shipping services

Depending on the size of your shipment, choose one of the services below to send a Christmas tree to someone:
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Packing guide for shipping Christmas trees worldwide

Follow these basic packing guidelines to learn how to ship your Christmas tree internationally:

  1. Shake the tree to get rid of loose needles.
  2. If the Christmas tree is artificial, disassemble it into 3 or 4 parts.
  3. Use bubble wrap or plastic foil to bundle the branches together and wrap them in a net or a blanket.
  4. Use ropes for additional security.
  5. Put the parts into a box, close it and make sure it is properly sealed.


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FAQ on how to ship Christmas trees internationally

How much would it cost to ship a Christmas tree internationally?
The price for shipping a Christmas tree internationally will depend on many factors such as distance, weight, dimensions and type of service selected. Get an instant quote for worldwide Christmas tree shipping by inserting the pick-up and delivery countries and other required details in our booking tool.
When is the best time to send a Christmas tree to someone by courier?
If you want to get your Christmas tree delivered on time, we recommend checking the Christmas courier schedule so that you can plan accordingly. Christmas is a very busy time of year, so the earlier you book the better.
What is the safest way to ship a Christmas tree in Europe?
If you are sending a bulky Christmas tree to someone, we recommend booking a dedicated courier service since it is the most risk-free transport method across Europe. Collections can be arranged in 2-3 hours from most European cities and the van goes straight to the delivery address.
Can you ship a real Christmas tree?
If you plan to send a real Christmas tree to someone, bear in mind that it is a plant that needs plenty of water. The base of the trunk must be moist, otherwise, the needles will start drying sooner. It is recommended to keep potted and freshly-cut Christmas trees away from direct heat or sunlight. We suggest booking a direct courier service as this is the fastest and most secure transport method. Since the vehicle is dedicated to your load only, you can take advantage of empty space in the van to send other gifts to your recipient as a surprise.
What is the best way for my online store to send mini letterbox Christmas trees to clients?
If your online store is shipping internationally, you can send mini letterbox Christmas trees directly to clients with our Standard or Express Services. You can also send festive ornaments as gifts to the doorstep of your loved ones. Read more about door-to-door shipping.
Is there any insurance for shipping Christmas trees internationally?
If you decide to ship a live Christmas tree internationally, bear in mind that plants cannot be covered by insurance. However, if you send an artificial Christmas tree via our Standard Service, basic coverage will already be included in the priсe, with additional insurance available. If you have any questions related to shipping Christmas trees locally or worldwide, feel free to contact our logistics experts. They will gladly answer all your questions.

How much would it cost to ship a Christmas tree?

Take these guidelines into consideration before shipping a Christmas tree internationally. Nevertheless, please consider that following them does not guarantee that your Christmas tree will be transported without restriction. If you decide to send a Christmas tree to someone by courier, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transport of your shipment.