Ship a Christmas Tree Internationally by Courier

How to pack and send a Christmas tree by courier

Christmas is coming! Book local or international shipping of a Christmas tree through the Eurosender platform so that it arrives in time for the holidays. Whether you are shipping a letterbox Christmas tree to someone special or sending a Christmas tree that is 12 feet tall, we will find a solution tailored to your needs to help you spread the cheer. Read more to find out how to pack and send a Christmas tree to any location.

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Courier services for shipping Christmas trees internationally

We know exactly what services are well suited for shipping Christmas trees nationally and internationally. If you have a Christmas tree to send to someone, book one of the shipping services below to make their Christmas extra magical this year.
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How to pack and send a Christmas tree by courier

Here are some basic guidelines on how to pack and send a Christmas tree by courier:

  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.


Van delivery service
  • Price from only 0.48 EUR/km
  • Safest mode of transport for live Christmas trees
  • Direct and fast Christmas trees delivery, same-day pick-up possible


FAQ – How to ship Christmas trees home and abroad

Is there any insurance for shipping Christmas trees internationally or domestically?
If you decide to ship a live Christmas tree home or abroad, bear in mind that plants are not eligible for shipping insurance. However, if you send an artificial Christmas tree by courier via our standard shipping service, basic insurance is already included in the priсe. Freight shipments are generally covered by CMR convention. If you have any questions related to shipping Christmas trees locally or internationally, feel free to contact our logistics experts. They will gladly answer all your questions.
How much would it cost to ship a Christmas tree internationally?
The price for shipping a Christmas tree internationally depends on the pick-up and delivery destinations as well as the service selected. You have to consider the weight and size of the shipment, as well as the distance, urgency and type of transport. You can get the best quote by entering your shipping information in our booking tool.
What is the safest way to ship a Christmas tree abroad or across the country?
We recommend that Christmas tree shippers who are sending in bulk opt for a Van Delivery Service since it is the most risk-free transport method across Europe. We also recommend this service if you have live Christmas trees to send.
What is the best way to send mini Christmas trees to your clients if you have an online store?
If you have an online store, you can send mini Christmas trees directly to clients with our Standard or Express Service. You can also send Christmas trees and other festive decorations as gifts to the doorstep of your loved ones.
Can you ship a real Christmas tree?
If you plan to ship a real Christmas tree abroad, 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 soon. It is recommended to keep potted and fresh cut Christmas trees away from direct heating or sunlight. We suggest booking a Van Delivery Service as this is the most direct and secure transport method. You can also surprise your recipient with some Christmas decorations and gifts.

How much would it cost to ship a Christmas tree?

Take these guidelines into consideration before shipping a Christmas tree abroad or across the country. 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 by courier, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transport of your shipment.