How can you ship e-cigarettes, e-liquid, and Juul pods Internationally?

Find the optimal solution for shipping electronic cigarettes, e-liquid, and Juul pods internationally. Сheck how to pack and send vape products, puff bars or Juul pods in the mail. Take a look at applicable rules and regulations regarding the transportation of this type of product by post and by courier.

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HOW TO PACK

How to pack electronic cigarettes and Juul pods for shipping on a pallet?

When shipping cigarettes internationally, you should make sure that you know how to properly prepare your package for transport. These simple instructions will surely help you send cigarettes by post or via courier services:

  1. When shipping multiple small boxes, put them together into big cardboard boxes.
  2. Stack the boxes one onto another on the pallet.
  3. Fix them with a packaging rope and wrap them in plastic foil to make sure they cannot move on the pallet.

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*Please have in mind that some courier companies may include e -cigarettes in the list of prohibited items. For any clarifications, please contact our team of specialists via chat.

HOW TO PACK

How to pack electronic cigarettes, vape juice and puff bars for shipping?

E-cigarettes
  1. Put the e-cigarette or Juul pod in a plastic bag.
  2. If you have the original packaging, place the device inside.
  3. Use any other box that fits the device if you do not have the original packaging.
  4. Cover the initial packaging with bubble wrap and put it inside a larger box.
  5. Fill the voids with cushioning materials.
  6. Seal the box.
E-liquids
  1. Tightly seal the bottles with e-liquid.
  2. Protect each bottle individually with buttle wrap.
  3. Place the bottles in a leak-proof plastic bag.
  4. Fill the box with cushioning materials such as crumpled paper.
  5. Fill all the voids with additional cushioning materials.
  6. Seal the box.
It is crucial to leave the batteries inside the product to avoid any battery-related accidents. Make sure that the power switch cannot be accidentally turned on when placing the device in the box.

Regulations on shipping electronic cigarettes, e-liquids and Juul pods internationally

E-CIGARETTES

  • Before shipping electronic cigarettes, puff pods and recharge cartridges, it is important to check whether they are legal in the pick-up and the destination country. Many countries have followed the US ban regarding shipping such products.
  • Before shipping Juul pods and e-cigarettes internationally, remember that lithium batteries exceeding the specifications below cannot be transported by air.
  • If you decide to send li-Ion-powered vapes and Juul pods in the mail, make sure that the batteries travel inside the device and comply with the following requirements:
Single-cell batteries: No more than 2 cells, ≤ 20Wh
Multi-cell batteries: No more than 4 cells, ≤ 100Wh

E-LIQUIDS AND RECHARGE CARTRIDGES

  • Check the destination country’s regulations regarding sending vape and puff products in the mail or by courier. Many countries classify them as tobacco products and not as electronic devices.
  • Strict regulations regarding vape juice content have been implemented in different countries across the globe.
  • Make sure your package does not contain any promotional elements.

How much vape juice can one ship in the mail?

E-liquid international shipping has become quite challenging after the Vape Ban. Thus, senders can only mail them at their own risk. When shipping nicotine-free e-liquids through the mail internationally, their volume must not exceed 1L. The bottles must be securely closed and placed in leak-proof packaging.

Courier companies prohibit sending liquids, including vape juice because any leakage will cause damage not only to the package itself but also to other shipments.

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FAQ on mailing electronic cigarettes, vape juice
and Juul pods in the mail or by courier

Can I ship e-cigarettes with every courier company?
It is important to note that not all courier companies will ship electronic cigarettes internationally. For example, DHL, TNT and UPS will not ship packages that contain vape juice or electronic devices for vaping within the content. Each courier has specific rules and requirements for different shipments and services, so we recommend checking this further with the designated courier for your route. When booking Express or Regular plus shipping services, please make sure not to include these items as the courier will refuse to collect the parcel. If you need further assistance, you can reach us by chat, phone or email before shipping to discuss your options further.
Can I send e-cigarettes in the mail?
In countries where electronic cigarettes and other vaping products are considered Tobacco Products, shipping electronic cigarettes through the mail or via courier services can only be conducted by authorised senders, such as licensed companies. In accordance with the shipping regulations, in such countries, individuals can neither ship e-cigarettes by post nor by courier. It is recommended to check relevant local regulations both in the pick-up and the destination countries before sending vapes in the mail.
What is the best way to pack and ship e-cigarettes?
The optimal packaging for shipping electronic cigarettes and all other similar items is the original box of the device. This type of packaging has been tailor-made for specific product models and can offer the best protection during transit.
Can I send disposable vapes (puff bars) in the mail or by courier?
Since the Vape Ban adopted by many countries, postal services and couriers are prohibited from accepting shipments containing any kind of vaping products, including puff bars sent to or between individuals.
Can I ship nicotine products such as vape juice (e-liquid) internationally?
Every country has its own regulations regarding importing nicotine products and flavoured e-liquids. Thus, you must always check the restrictions and the authorised types of e-liquids in both the pick-up and the delivery country.
Is there any insurance for shipping electronic cigarettes and e-liquid internationally?
Insurance applies when licensed companies ship e-cigarettes, Juul pods and vape juice internationally along with all the necessary documents through authorised couriers.
In most cases, there is no insurance coverage for vapes and e-liquids shipped internationally by individuals, as they can only be mailed at the sender’s own risk. In such cases, packing electronic cigarettes and e-liquids properly is crucial for successful delivery.
Is it illegal to send juul pods in the mail?
The answer depends on the status of Juul pods as nicotine-delivery devices in the destination country. There is always a risk of confiscation by the customs officers if you decide to ship puff bars such as Juul pods internationally in the mail or by courier, even though such devices may not be officially considered prohibited.
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Take into consideration these guidelines when mailing electronic cigarettes or e-liquids. 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 e-cigarettes or e-liquid internationally, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transportation of your shipment.