How to Pack and Ship a Wheelchair?

The best way to ship manual and electric wheelchairs

Are you looking for the easiest way to transport an electric or a manual wheelchair? Choose the fastest and most convenient solution for shipping wheelchairs with the best couriers and the lowest prices on the market. Check how much does it cost to ship a power wheelchair in just a few clicks, and explore how to pack a wheelchair for sending it.

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How to ship a wheelchair by courier?

Eurosender offers multiple logistics services to transport manual and electric wheelchairs a across the country or internationally:

Priority Express service

Fastest way to send with delivery in 24-72h
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Standard shipping

The most-cost effective option to send packages
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Freight shipping

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Van delivery

A van reserved only for your load across Europe
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How to pack a wheelchair for shipping?

Check the set of instructions on how to pack a foldable wheelchair for shipping in a box:

  1. Fold the wheelchair and fix it with a few layers of tape.
  2. Bubble wrap the wheelchair and add cushioning materials to the bottom of the box.
  3. Nest the wheelchair or scooter in a sturdy shipping box.
  4. Fill the voids with foam padding and cushioning materials.
  5. Close and seal the box with several layers of adhesive tape on each side of the package.

How to pack an electric wheelchair for shipping on a pallet or as a non-standard item?

Follow the recommendations on how to pack and ship a wheelchair or on a pallet:

  1. Place a cardboard sheet on the pallet surface and place the wheelchair on the pallet.
  2. Wrap it with foam wrap, moving blankets or some corrugated cardboard.
  3. Use stretch foil and straps to attach the wheelchair to the pallet.
  4. Build a crate around the wheelchair for additional protection.


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FAQs about how to pack and ship a wheelchair

Can you take a wheelchair on a plane?
Yes, you can take both manual and electric wheelchairs on an airplane. Consider that you should book an aisle seat toward the front of the plane and contact the airline to inform them about the size and type of battery of your wheelchair if this is your case. Alternatively, you can ship a wheelchair directly to your destination point.
What is the cheapest way to ship a power (electric) wheelchair?
Choose the preferred route to get an immediate price and book the delivery of the wheelchair. If you plan to ship an electric wheelchair overseas, select the Priority Express service and get it delivered in 24-72 hours globally.
How to decide which of Eurosender services should I choose to transport a wheelchair?
To help you decide which service you should choose to transport a wheelchair, we created an online size checker. Pack the wheelchair, then weight and measure the box. Simply enter the dimensions in the size checker to see which service will be the best for shipping your wheelchair.
How can I transport multiple wheelchairs across Europe at once?
If you need to transport multiple wheelchairs for distribution in Europe, you can book Eurosender van service. It is the fastest and most convenient way to ship wheelchairs or in a van reserved only for your needs. A courier driver will collect your load and deliver it directly to the destination without stop-overs or space sharing.