Game consoles have slowly been developing from luxury goods to an ever-present piece of furniture in most living rooms. Having a PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo gaming console is now more and more a daily thing. Thanks to this, you can enjoy not only a lot of games, but you can also watch movies or listen to music in a comfortable way in front of the screen of your own TV. We see more and more people start to send a game console overseas for different reasons: it is cheaper in the US for example or they forgot to take it when going on Erasmus.
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To get you started, here are some of the basic tips you will need when using courier services to send a game console by courier:
Eurosender insures all parcels for € 200. However, for valuable things, such as a gaming console, we recommend increasing the insurance amount. At affordable prices, we will offer a package insurance amount of € 1000 or even € 2000. Additional insurance only applies if the item is packed in its original packaging and if the original invoice can be presented.
Before you start to send a game console overseas, we need to go over the game console packing tips. Let us start with the recommended packaging materials. Use items such as:
When packing a PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo Switch for courier delivery, it’s worth remembering a few important rules. Getting acquainted with the list below will help you avoid problems for when you send a game console overseas
Shipping lithium batteries
When shipping a game console internationally, it is important to note that lithium batteries are forbidden to be transported by air, they will be shipped by road though. For international shipments with Eurosender by air, courier services providers will not transport batteries or any type of electronic device including this type of batteries. For example shipments to Greece and it’s islands.
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Take into consideration these guidelines when shipping a gaming console. 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 a PS4, an Xbox or a Nintendo Switch, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transportation of your shipment or to it.