Tips on How to Send Valuables Overseas

How to send expensive belongings abroad?

Sending expensive belongings by courier is the best option to make sure your items will be delivered safely, whether you are a business owner selling expensive items or an individual looking for the safest way to send valuables overseas. Explore our guidelines to check how to pack your high-value items, designer handbags and purses when sending valuables.

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Let Eurosender arrange the right shipping service to send valuable items to your customers so you can focus on scaling your sales. Whether you are selling jewellery, watches, laptops, or designer handbags and purses, Eurosender is your trusted partner for sending expensive belongings abroad or domestically. Turn to our platform to get all the shipping information at hand and manage all your shipments from one single place.


How to ship valuable items by mail or courier

Eurosender offers a wide range of shipping options to match any request and for safely sending valuable items overseas:

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

Things to consider before you send valuables overseas

Choosing the right courier service is extremely important when you send expensive belongings abroad. Here are some tips to consider before you send valuable items:

  • Pack your high-value items in a box following our instructions and measure the packaging to determine the best shipping service for you.
  • Place the order at least two business days before the desired pickup date.
  • Read the confirmation emails to verify whether you need to print and attach the label to your package.
How to pack valuable and other expensive items for safe shipping?

Follow these steps to protect your high-value items before sending them by courier.

  • Wrap the items with bubble wrap. Use several layers of bubble wrap to cover every single item you are shipping.
  • Prepare the box. Take care of internal cushioning by putting some packaging materials in the box.
  • Place the items inside the box. If you have several items, make sure to separate them from each other with cardboard scrap or plenty of cushioning materials. Afterwards, fill all the empty spaces with additional packing materials.
  • Seal the box. You need to make sure that the items are immovable inside the box. Seal it with plenty of adhesive tape and label “Fragile” if needed.


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What types of valuables do people send with Eurosender?

There are many reasons for sending valuable and expensive items internationally and domestically, ranging from moving houses to offering presents. Here are some of the valuable items people usually send with Eurosender.


The most frequently asked questions related to shipping valuables with courier services

Can I ship valuables with every courier company?

It is important to note that not all courier companies will ship valuables internationally. For example, DHL, TNT and UPS will not ship packages that contain valuable items 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.

How to package designer handbags and purses for shipping?

The best way to prepare designer handbags and purses for shipping and keep them in the best condition is to always store them inside a cloth bag and to fill any space inside with cushioning, so the bag or purse will keep its shape. Almost all genuine designer labels will sell their bags and purses in a cloth bag, along with detailed care instructions and sometimes even an outer box. Take into consideration our guidelines on packing valuable items, but when considering how to package designer handbags and purses for shipping, we certainly recommend as much original packaging protection as possible to avoid damage.

Is it possible to send expensive belongings abroad?

Yes. Sending expensive belongings abroad is both possible and common. And even though many couriers include valuable items in the list of restricted items, many people still opt for sending them at their own risk with standard shipping services every day. If you wish to send expensive or valuable goods, we suggest you to either choose our Express Service where you can add special insurances connected to the type of goods you are shipping or ask our experts for an individual offer.

What shipping services are suitable for the transportation of valuables?

Even if many people do it on a daily basis, Standard services are not intended for shipping valuable or delicate items. If you decide to ship expensive items or belongings, you need to follow the guidelines for packing valuables. Contact our logistics experts to discuss specific requirements of your shipment and they will help you choose the most appropriate shipping option.

Can I buy additional insurance for shipping valuables with courier services?

Please note that regular insurance doesn’t count for packages that are not recommended for shipping (such as valuable items for instance). However, it is possible to purchase additional insurance when shipping valuable goods under certain conditions. In case you are interested, all you have to do is get in touch with our team of experts.

How can I track my shipment?

When sending valuable items through Eurosender, you can always track your parcel online. Use the tracking code provided to you and insert it in the tracking tool below.

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Disclaimer: Take into consideration these guidelines when shipping valuable items abroad or domestically. 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 valuable items, Eurosender will not be responsible for any damages caused by the transportation of your shipment.