How to successfully ship to or from a hotel or hostel
Are you looking for the cheapest way to ship luggage to a hotel or a hostel or wondering how to send and receive parcels from there? At Eurosender you can get the best rates on shipping your luggage to a hostel around Europe and overseas by mail or courier. Delivering your luggage or a parcel to a hostel or a hotel is the best choice you can make when you want to save money, time and efforts while travelling.
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Best way to prepare for luggage delivery to a hotel or hostel
Do you want to know how to prepare a suitcase or a package to ship to a hotel? Take a look at the essential steps to ensure successful delivery.
All shipments arranged through Eurosender are covered by our standard insurance, but you can easily purchase additional insurance at low prices.
Always be 100% sure that your shipment doesn’t contain any prohibited and/or restricted items to avoid failed delivery or legal issues.
How to write the address when shipping to a hotel or hostel?
The most important thing when sending a parcel to a hotel is that you provide the correct address. The best way to obtain the correct address is by contacting the hotel of choice. Below you can find all the details you need for delivering luggage to a hotel with the help of Eurosender.
Choose the country of pick-up/delivery.
Ex.: the Netherlands
- Name & Surname
Add the name of the hotel followed by the full name of the consignee.
Ex.: Hilton Amsterdam, Sean Jones
Fill out the street name in full and the number.
- Additional info – Optional
Here you can add additional information.
Keep in mind that the courier doesn’t always take this info into consideration.
- Zip code
Add the zip code, please double check if it’s the right one.
Ex.: 1077 BG
Add the full name of the town or city.
- Phone number
Add the phone number, change the area code if needed.
Ex.: +31(country code) 20 710 6000
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How do I choose the proper shipping service
So, how to effectively ship to a hotel or from a hotel? While preparing your packages, you should keep in mind that the transportation price depends on the type of service you will select. Depending on your needs, Eurosender offers various shipping solutions:
What can go wrong when shipping luggage to a hotel or hostel and how to avoid it?
It happens that there are different departments responsible for receiving packages. So, when you write for example “reception” in the address field and it should go to “storage” or any other department, things could get mixed up. To prevent this always double-check the details that were provided by the hotel. It is even better to ask for such information in writing.
It might be that there is a valet parking or another reason that there is no direct access to the main entrance or the entrance specified.
Make sure that the hotel room is booked in the same name as the receiver of the package in order not to complicate things.
It happens that your plans change for various reasons. Of course, you can’t always predict this. But when you know this beforehand it might be a better idea to ship your package to a nearby parcel locker. This way you know for sure that your items are stored in perfect condition.
After the delivery, some hotels apply extra charges for storing your package on a daily basis. Always check the policy of the accommodation facility to avoid unpleasant surprises when it comes to delivering your luggage to a hostel or a hotel.
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