Finding information on what exactly is allowed when sending cigarettes (and other tobacco products) through the mail in Europe is a difficult task. One of the reasons for this is the fact that the rules and regulations regarding these matters differ from country to country. However, it needs to be stressed that, according to the information available on the official page of the European Parliament, the sending of cigarettes by post in the EU is generally prohibited. However, many people choose to ship a few packs of cigarettes among other things without any problems. As we know that shipping cigarettes if also far from uncommon, we have put together some very useful tips on how to make sure that the transport runs smoothly as well as on how to pack cigarettes for shipping to avoid damages.
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If you want to mail cigarettes internationally, there are some things you definitely have to take into consideration. Along with carefully studying the laws on shipping cigarettes in the post for your chosen pick-up and delivery countries, you also have to make sure that, like every shipment out there, your tobacco products are carefully packed and thus protected from the elements.
To make sure that everything runs smoothly, we have prepared a checklist of all the necessary steps before shipping cigarettes through courier services:
When shipping cigarettes through courier services, always bear in mind the following:
When asked about how to pack cigarettes for shipping, we always stress proper protection and good measure. While protecting the items properly is crucial, not pushing things too far is of equally great importance. Shipping hundreds of cigarette packs in a box will probably raise some eyebrows in the depot while a few packs, especially when packed together with several other items, will rarely be a major cause for concern. As far as the packing materials are concerned, we recommend the following:
When shipping cigarettes internationally, you should make sure that you know how to properly prepare a package for shipping. The instructions for this procedure are very simple and straightforward.
Despite the fact that cigarettes, along with other tobacco products, are mostly treated as items that are not recommended for shipping, they can be found in many a package traveling around Europe. Rather than shipping them in bulk, most shippers mail cigarettes internationally in smaller quantities, for examples as gifts for friends and relatives abroad. The fact that this is a rather common practice does not bring us any closer to answering the question of whether or not one can send cigarettes in the mail, but it definitely shows us that such shipments can reach their destinations without problems. When shipping cigarettes abroad by mail, following some basic guidelines and doing some research on your own is therefore crucial.
If you are still a little bit lost when it comes to shipping tobacco products, do not despair. Contact our customer support agents instead and they will do their best to assist you. They help you find the best solution for shipping cigarettes internationally, be it to the UK, Ireland or Germany, and make your booking process even easier.
Take into consideration these guidelines when shipping cigarettes. Nevertheless, please consider that following them does not guarantee that the courier company will transport your package without restriction. In case you decide to ship cigarettes, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transportation of your shipment.