Shipping a parcel, suitcase or other belongings to an urban area or a busy city, involves a few key differences to shipping to a quiet neighbourhood in a residential area to bear in mind. Eurosender offers expert advice and tips to shipping to all destinations, including shipping suitcases and luggage to cities worldwide, saving you time, money and hassles, by explaining what to keep in mind to avoid failed courier parcel deliveries within busy cities.
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Shipping a suitcase to a city might be easy, but there are some things you should keep in mind to make the process smoother and avoid failed deliveries. These include:
The most important thing when you shipping a parcel to a busy city to provide the correct address. Make sure you provide all relevant information, including building names, floor numbers and recipient details:
If the courier is unable to deliver the parcel to the provided address because the recipient is not home, they might leave the parcel with a neighbour to ensure you receive it as soon as possible. This happens mostly when using a standard shipping service. Any new delivery attempt adds extra costs for the courier company. This is why some courier companies have a limited number of delivery attempts and may charge additionally if new deliveries are required. Other courier companies will request an authorization form in order to leave the parcel to your neighbour’s.
When shipping a parcel to an urban area, courier companies might face some difficulties. Below you will find the most common issues and what you can do in order to prevent these things from happening.