With kayaking being a popular hobby and sport, an increasing number of people want to take their kayaks with them while travelling or relocating. However, taking a kayak with you on a plane is often not possible or very pricey. The other option is to ship your kayak, but people are often afraid that damages might occur and that the prices for shipping a kayak are exorbitant. But when you book shipping services with Eurosender, you can be sure that you get the best price and safe delivery. We work with the best and most reputable transport companies in the world to make sure that your delivery is successful. On top of that, we have created a dedicated guide on how to pack and ship a kayak, especially for all you kayak enthusiasts out there!
Get informed on how to ship a kayak in a few simple steps.
Shipping with Eurosender is simple, quick and reliable. All you have to do is:
Choose the pick-up and delivery countries, the number of packages and their weight.
You will be provided with the best available offer.
Fill in the form with your details and pay for the service.
Get informed on how to pack your items for shipping.
Make sure to place an order at least two days prior to the pick-up date and have someone at the address to give the package to the courier.
Check the dimensions and weight of your parcel in the shipment size checker below. If it is too big, too heavy or oddly shaped, ask for an individual offer.
When you place an order at Eurosender, the only thing you have to do is follow the steps below on how to pack and ship a kayak. After you have packed your kayak with the materials and instructions below, Eurosender will do the rest of the work. We provide you with a low-cost but reliable courier company and will solve all issues that might arise. Your kayak will be transported from the pick-up address to the delivery location in a quick and safe manner.
Any shipment sent through Eurosender is automatically insured. However, we always recommend purchasing additional insurance for valuable items such as kayaks. Additional insurance of up to 1000€ and 2000€ can be added at a small extra price.
If you would like to know even more about how to ship a kayak and what your options for additional insurance are, feel free to contact our friendly customer support team. They will be glad to provide you with all the answers you need and make sure that the booking process is a smooth sailing.
When you want to know how to pack and ship a kayak within your own country or abroad, the most important thing you need to pay attention to is the packaging. Kayaks are not cheap and the last thing you want is that it will get damaged while being in transport. So, in the packing guide below you can find all materials that are required for packing your kayak and the instructions on how to ship a kayak overseas. If you have any additional questions after reading this article, feel free to contact our Customer Service which is supported in 15 languages.
Before we get started, take a look at these essential tips before we move on to the packing materials that you need.
All materials necessary for packing a kayak are available in most hardware stores or stationery shops. You can either use new or second-hand material as long as it is undamaged.
A kayak is quite a big object, so when packing it some help may be required. It is also a good idea to contact the manufacturer of the kayak to ask for advice on packing and shipping specific kayaks.
When you are relocating or going on holiday, there might be more things you want to ship. Take a look at our dedicated shipping guides below for more info:
Would you like to have some more information on how to pack your kayak for shipping? Or are you still not sure on how to book a shipment for your kayak? Contact us and our friendly Customer Support team will be more than happy to help you!