Best way to ship to a student dormitory
Are you a student looking for the cheapest shipping to a student dormitory? Whether you want to ship books or furniture to a student dormitory, Eurosender will find the most affordable and fastest shipping solution for your needs. Check how you can get a student discount for sending your belongings to a college dorm.
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Shipping services to student dorms for business
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The best way of shipping furniture to a student dormitory
Whether you need to ship such small items as your toothbrush and nail clipper or more bulky items such as your desk or fridge, Eurosender provides you with the fastest and reliable methods of shipping to a student dorm.
Important things to know before shipping to student dorm:
How to give the right college dorm address to the courier when shipping?
Shipping books to a student dorm or sending packages to a college dormitory with a courier is more complicated than to a regular address.
Ask your university or a representative of the dormitory to provide you with the exact address details, preferably in writing. Also, you may check on Google maps your location to make sure the address is correct.
Below you can find a blueprint of the address field for shipping books to a student dormitory.
Choose the country of pick-up/delivery.
- Name & Surname
Add the full name of the consignee.
Ex.: University of England Dormitory, Edward Winslow
Fill out the street name in full and the number.
Ex.: Downing street 135
- 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.
Add the full name of the town or city.
- Phone number
Add the phone number, change the area code if needed.
Ex.: +44(country code) 20 710 6000
Having the address field without mistakes is essential for a successful delivery. It’s better to be safe than sorry. So, when you have any concerns about the correctness of the address, feel free to contact one of our logistics experts that can help you out.
Find the best option to ship your items to a student dorm
Standard shipping service: Ideal to send a suitcase, books, some clothes or even small furniture. Everything that fits within the dimensions given below applies for standard shipping.
- Maximum weight of 40kg (30kg in some cases).
- A maximum length of 175 cm.
- Length (in cm) + 2x width (in cm) + 2x height (in cm) < 300 cm.
Things to consider when shipping to a student dormitory
Student discounts and other ways to save on shipping to a students dorm
Take a look at the advice below on cheap shipping to a student dormitory that will drastically decrease your relocation expenses.
- Eurosender has partnered with 54 ESN organizations from 18 different countries to provide students with various discount programmes including the delivery of furniture and luggage. Last year Eurosender helped Erasmus students save a total amount of €100.000.
- Eurosender provides tailor-made individual offers that make sure that you have the cheapest solution for your shipping needs.
- Ship ahead of time so that you are flexible with the pick-up and delivery date as rates may vary daily.
- Contact local student organisations to see if there are any discount programs for (Erasmus) students to profit from cheap shipping to a student dormitory.
What are some of the things that people often ship to a student dormitory?
Besides gathering knowledge, students are also often involved in a wide range of cultural events. So, now that you know how to how to ship a suitcase to a student dormitory, it is time to look at some other things. Whether it is sports, music or any other activity, Eurosender has got you covered.
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