How to Ship Large Home Appliances via Courier

White goods courier service | Shipping large appliances internationally

Are you looking for a reliable white goods courier service to ship or transport your home appliances long distance? Find out how to ship small and large appliances by courier across the country and internationally. Check our packing tips and get an instant quote with our booking tool below for safe and fast home appliance transport.

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Services for transporting small home appliances

We offer a wide range of services that you can use to ship kitchen appliances and small white goods long distance like a microwave, a toaster or a coffee machine:
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How to pack small household items for transport

Follow these simple instructions to prepare small home appliances for shipping with courier services:

  1. Disconnect the appliance from the power or water supply.
  2. Tape cables to the back of the device and pack removable parts separately into plastic bags.
  3. Close, secure and protect lids, doors or control panels with bubble wrap and tape.
  4. Make sure that the appliances are empty.
  5. Wrap any removable parts with bubble wrap and protect the appliance with polystyrene, paying extra attention to the corners.
  6. Put the device in its original box or in a similar-sized cardboard box.
  7. Fill empty spaces with cushioning materials, such as packing peanuts, crumpled paper, etc.
  8. Close and seal the box. You can also add “Fragile” or “Handle with care” labels.


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Shipping large appliances long distance by courier

Choose the most suitable courier service for shipping your large household appliances across the country or internationally:
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Guidelines for packing and shipping large appliances by courier

Check these steps to pack and ship large household appliances such as washing machines, dryers, and fridges on pallets:

  1. Follow the previous set of instructions for packing your appliance in a cardboard box.
  2. Cover the pallet surface with sheets of corrugated cardboard before loading.
  3. Whether you are shipping a brand-new or a second-hand washing machine, dryer, dishwasher or oven, make sure you place the appliance on the pallet in a centred position.
  4. Secure the appliance and other boxes on the pallet using cellophane and straps.
  5. Pull the straps under the pallet and over the loaded goods.
  6. If you are using the same pallet for shipping large or small household appliances, carefully stack the boxes and secure them with adhesive tape or bubble wrap.


Efficient transport for home appliances

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Transport other household items via courier

To help you arrange your white goods courier service, we have put together guides about how to pack and ship various large appliances:

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FAQ on how to ship large appliances long distance by courier

Can household appliances be transported lying down or on their side?
When transporting large home appliances such as a dishwasher or washing machine, it is always recommended to ship them in an upright position to prevent damage or spillage. It is possible to ship large appliances such as a fridge, a washing machine or a dishwasher horizontally by following the guidelines in the appliance user manual.
How much does it cost to ship household appliances internationally?
The cost to ship household appliances across the country or internationally varies depending on the distance, the type of service selected and the size of the appliance. To find out how much it costs to ship a large or small household appliance via courier, simply insert your shipping details details on our booking tool and choose a service to receive an immediate quote.
What is the best service for shipping household appliances?
We offer solutions for shipping small and large home appliances via courier. Check below some of the services you can use for shipping your household goods internationally:
  • Standard and Priority Express Services (microwave, toaster, coffee machine, etc)
  • Pallet Delivery and Van Service (washing machine, dishwasher, air conditioner, etc)
Pro tip: There are no specific packing guidelines you need to follow when shipping appliances with our Van Service. You can arrange small and large household appliances as well as other personal items in the vehicle however you wish. Book a Van Delivery now!
What is the cheapest way to ship appliances via courier?
The cheapest option for shipping appliances via courier is to dismantle the item, if possible, and pack it in the most compact way possible in a cardboard box. This means your shipment will have less volume and, depending on size, can even be shipped with the Standard Shipping Service.
How can I ship large kitchen appliances by courier when moving?
Whether you are organising a local or international relocation, the best solution is to book a van to move your kitchen appliances and other belongings. The van will be entirely dedicated to your shipment, so you do not have to worry about following special packing requirements. Deliveries are performed within the shortest time possible, with no stop-overs, usually within 24-48 hours throughout Europe.
Can I ship used kitchen appliances with Eurosender?
Yes, many of our customers buy and sell used appliances over the internet and organise white goods courier services with us. Just make sure that the appliance is properly packed and shipped in its original packaging whenever possible.
Will my home appliance transport be insured?
When booking shipments with Eurosender, basic insurance is automatically included in the price. Given the high value of household goods, we also provide additional insurance options at very low rates so that you can ship household and kitchen appliances with complete peace of mind.
However, please consider that insurance may not apply when shipping used or second-hand electronic appliances. Make sure to always keep the original invoice of your appliance, as it serves as proof of its value. This document will be required by the courier company in case you decide to start a claim procedure.

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