Tips on how to send valuables overseas

How to send expensive belongings abroad?

One of the easiest and fastest ways to send expensive belongings or items abroad is to ship valuables with courier services. Most likely you have doubts about shipping parcels with the items of high value as many of our customers ask how to send valuables overseas and domestically. For that reason, we have prepared this guide for you. Using Eurosender services means that you will get the answers to your questions and the best shipping rates for valuables. Thus, it will be safe and easy to send expensive belongings considering the guidelines for packing valuables and tips for shipping costly items.

Shipping valuables with courier services

Place an order for shipping valuable items

What do you want to ship?
Package or suitcase
from 2 kg to 40 kg
max length 175cm
Pallet
up to 2499kg
you provide a pallet on your own
Non-standard
Non-standard
long & bulky items
sports equipment & musical instruments
cars, LTL, FTL etc.
Who orders?
On request
Having unusual expectations? Request a custom offer

If you want to send valuables overseas, it will take less than 5 minutes to book shipping services on our platform. Furthermore, you will get a range of benefits by choosing Eurosender as a reliable parcel broker.

  • Global shipping services. We partner only with renown logistics partners operating internationally, so you can easily send expensive belongings abroad and domestically.
  • You can send a shipment of any size. Shipping valuables with courier services becomes easy because you can send either parcels or heavy and large items depending on the dimensions of your shipment. For non-standard items, you can ask for a tailored offer and our logistics specialists will contact you. They will offer the best shipping rates for valuables and expensive items.

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  • You can ship multiple packages. It means that you can send multiple parcels in one order in case you send them all to the same delivery address. When you need to ship them to different recipients, you have to place separate orders. This option is very helpful and useful for business customers, in particular.
  • Holistic support. We do not only provide the best shipping rates for valuables but also all the necessary information, including the guidelines for packing valuables, to ensure smooth and safe transportation of expensive things.

Do you want to get to know more about shipping valuables with courier services? Contact our friendly and experienced support team agents via e-mail or telephone.

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Things to consider before you send valuables overseas

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

  • Based on the guidelines for packing valuables, prepare your valuable items for transportation properly.
  • Place an order at least 2 business days prior to your departure to mitigate any risks and unpredicted situations associated with shipment collection.
  • Measure the dimensions of your parcel accurately by using our Shipment Size Checker to determine which type of shipping would be appropriate.
  • If your parcels are collected Poland, Sweden, or Spain, you will have to print a shipping label. In other cases, a courier will take care of this.

Common questions related to shipping valuables with courier services

Is it possible to send expensive belongings abroad?

Even though the items of high value are on the list of prohibited and restricted for shipping of most courier companies, you need to check it additionally with a chosen logistics company. Be aware that shipping valuables is always at your own risk.

What shipping services are suitable for the transportation of valuables?

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.

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

Please note that items that regular insurance doesn’t count for packages that are not recommended for shipping (such as valuable items for intance). Also, check out our article about items that are covered by shipping insurance.

How can I track my shipment?

When sending valuable items through Eurosender, you can always track your parcel online. Use a tracking code provided to you and insert it in the tracking tool below. You can find all the details in our separate article about parcel tracking.

Do you want to get to know more about shipping valuables with courier services? Contact our friendly and experienced support team agents via e-mail or telephone.

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Guidelines for packaging valuable and other expensive items

You need to prepare each parcel or heavy items operated by courier services regardless of size and value. You can find a list of packaging materials needed for that purpose. It is possible to acquire them at any stationery or hardware shop. Otherwise, you can take used ones but make sure that they are not torn or damaged.

Cardboard boxes – depending on the type of your valuable items, you might need either one or more boxes.

Bubble wrap – it is essential to protect fragile and delicate items. However, it is also widely used for additional protection to prevent the objects from getting damaged or scratched during transportation.

Cushioning materials – those are packing peanuts, Styrofoam chips, polystyrene sheets, foam wrap, and crumpled paper. They are necessary to fill the voids inside the box and restrict the items from moving around.

Adhesive tape – for securing wrapping materials and sealing the box. Plenty of adhesive tape will enable your box from being breached during transit.

After you have collected those materials, you can start preparing your valuable items for transportation.

Wrap the items with bubble wrap. Use several layers of bubble wrap to completely cover every single item you are shipping. If you have a new product in its original packaging, just leave as it is.

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.


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 making presents. Here is a list of valuable items people usually send with Eurosender.

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