How to ship power banks overseas?
Many are wondering if they can send a power bank by post or courier as there are some shipping regulations on devices containing lithium-ion batteries. There are many ways to ship portable chargers and other types of power banks to a different location, and our logistics experts know all about it. By choosing Eurosender, you will not only benefit from expert advice, but you can be sure you have chosen the safest method for shipping portable chargers and power banks overseas.
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Sending power banks to another country
At Eurosender, we can recommend you several transportation methods for shipping power banks by courier,
depending on the volume and time-sensitivity of the shipment.
Pack and send a portable charger abroad by courier
Before shipping a power bank overseas, you should make sure it is appropriately prepared for safe travel.
- Use the original packaging or any other box that fits the size of the shipment.
- Wrap the portable charger in bubble wrap. Add at least two layers.
- Place it in the box and seal it with adhesive tape.
Power bank shipping regulations
Both authorised resellers and individuals can send a portable charger abroad by courier if the device complies with the following requirements outlined in the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria:
No more than 2 cells, ≤ 20Wh
No more than 4 cells, ≤ 100Wh
Shipping power banks by air would not be possible for Devices with lithium-ion batteries exceeding these specifications, but instead, you can transport them by road or sea. You can find all relevant battery information and recommendations for every device in the manufacturer’s product information sheet. You should always provide a customs declaration when shipping outside of the European Union. You can read more about customs and customs clearance process on this dedicated page.
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Frequently asked questions for shipping portable chargers
and power banks overseas
How do I know it is safe to ship my power bank overseas?
Can I send a power bank by post or courier if it exceeds the values on the regulations?
Do these tips for shipping power banks overseas apply to every country?
Can I send a power bank by post or courier with insurance included?
Are power banks allowed on flights?
Take into consideration these guidelines when shipping power banks. 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 used or second-hand power banks, Eurosender will not be held responsible for any damages caused by the transportation of your shipment.