Shipping Luggage and Suitcases to South Africa

Send all your luggage and suitcases to South Africa with the best couriers

Shipping your luggage to South Africa by courier is the safest and easiest way of moving your bags around. With Eurosender, you can send your suitcases to South Africa directly to your final destination, whether that is your home, a hotel, a business address, and more. Use the tool below to get the best price for the delivery of your luggage.

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HOW IT WORKS

How to send luggage to South Africa with Eurosender?

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Select a shipping route and desired service

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Pack your luggage and prepare for the pick-up

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Send your luggage ahead and travel light

DIRECT SERVICE

Door-to-door luggage delivery service to South Africa

Sending luggage to South Africa with our door-to-door deliveries is the easiest way of shipping. With this feature, the courier will always pick up the shipment from the address you input on the “sender” field of your order and deliver it directly to the receiver’s address. Make sure you have the suitcase packed on the scheduled date and get ready for the door-to-door luggage delivery to South Africa.

SHIPPING OPTIONS

Our services for luggage shipping to South Africa

Depending on the urgency and the size of your shipment, you can choose from various service options to send your luggage and suitcases to South Africa:
Have a different request? See all our services

HOW TO PACK

How to pack luggage for shipping by courier to South Africa

When shipping suitcases and bags to South Africa, packing them carefully is essential. Make sure to follow these instructions:

  • Place the suitcase or bag into a sturdy cardboard box.
  • Fill the box with cushioning materials to make sure the items cannot move inside.
  • Remove any old tags and affix the shipping label if needed.
Please take into account that the courier company may refuse to collect the shipment if your suitcases are not packed into cardboard boxes. For more information, contact our logistics experts via chat or e-mail.

Ship all types of luggage by courier to South Africa

Besides sending their luggage to South Africa, many people also choose to ship additional items such as the ones listed below. To make sure you know how to prepare and pack them safely, we have gathered dedicated packing guidelines for each.

Suitcases
Proper packaging is of utmost importance when sending suitcases to South Africa. Make sure to follow the packing guidelines and use the right packaging materials.

Sports equipment
Check our multiple packing guides that will help you send any type of sports equipment abroad, such as golf clubs, sports balls, hiking gear, and many others.

Bikes
To make sure your bike will be safe during transit, we recommend disassembling it and packing it in a sturdy cardboard box. Read our guide for more details.

Musical instruments
Our luggage delivery services to South Africa can also be used for sending musical equipment of any kind, such as guitars, electric pianos, flutes, and more.

Shipping other items? Check our packing guides

EXCESS BAGGAGE SHIPPING

Unaccompanied and excess baggage shipping to South Africa

If you have more bags than your allowance permits, ship them with a courier instead of paying the fees imposed by the airline companies. At Eurosender, we offer luggage courier services in South Africa and abroad to make sure you are always able to get your belongings to your final destination. Each of our services has different size and weight limitations so you can have flexibility when sending your suitcase to South Africa. Check our dedicated page for more information about excess baggage shipping to South Africa.

SAFE & INSURED

Ship your luggage to South Africa with protection

At Eurosender, we make everything possible to ensure your luggage shipping to South Africa goes smoothly. When booking with us, your luggage will be in the hands of one of the most reputable companies, which can be DHL, UPS, DPD, TNT or another company. Moreover, when shipping luggage packed in a cardboard box to South Africa, you will have basic insurance included in the price of service, which can be extended according to your needs.

WHY US

Why choose Eurosender for shipping your suitcases and other luggage to South Africa?

  • Track your luggage during the transit
  • Get assistance from logistics experts
  • Basic insurance included in the price

Who can benefit from our luggage courier service in South Africa?

Travellers

Ship your luggage to travel with convenience

Students

Baggage shipping from student residences

Business travellers

Travel fast and comfortable without luggage

Expats

Move all the belongings with convenience

SHIPPING ROUTES

Send luggage to South Africa from any country

Our luggage forwarding service covers the entire world. Check some of the most frequent routes for excess baggage shipping to South Africa:

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Frequent questions about shipping luggage to South Africa by courier

Can I book same-day luggage shipping to South Africa?
We offer same-day collection for most global destinations, as long as you book the delivery early enough on the day for this to be arranged. However, bear in mind that same-day collection is subject to courier availability. You will be able to see whether this service is available to you while you place your order for shipping your luggage to South Africa.
What is the fastest way of sending a suitcase to South Africa?
The fastest way of sending a suitcase to South Africa is by using our Express Service, with which your shipment will be transported by plane. Air freight is the fastest shipping method, ensuring that luggage can be delivered to South Africa within 24-72h.
What to do if my luggage shipping service to South Africa is delayed?
If there are any delays in your delivery, we kindly ask you to contact our customer support using the chatbox below. In rare situations, your luggage delivery to South Africa may be delayed due to external conditions such as bad weather or wrong shipping information.
The one thing you can do to ensure your luggage shipping to South Africa goes as smoothly as possible is to double-check all the contact information inserted in the order form. Make sure the address is complete, with the correct and full name of the recipient, and that you provide a local phone number. In addition, we also recommend sending your luggage ahead of time.
Will I have to pay customs when sending luggage to South Africa?
It depends on the location of origin of your shipment. Goods that are transported across international borders always have to go through customs procedures, in which case you will be subject to the fees and taxes applied by the customs officials. Check our dedicated page to learn more about customs clearance procedures.
What items can I include in the baggage when shipping it to South Africa?
You can include almost any type of personal item in your suitcase when shipping it to South Africa, such as clothes, shoes, electronics, and much more. There are, however, a few items that the courier companies consider prohibited or restricted for shipping because they may impose danger during transit or be regulated by local laws. Check the list of prohibited items before you prepare your baggage for shipping to South Africa, and make sure to avoid including any in the bag.
Which courier will be responsible for shipping my excess baggage to South Africa?
When shipping your excess baggage to South Africa via Eurosender, a courier will be assigned to your order based on your specific requirements. Some of the couriers we work with are DHL, UPS, DPD, TNT, and many others. Once your order is confirmed, you will receive via email all the details of your delivery, including the name of the courier company that will ship your excess baggage to South Africa.
Is it possible to arrange collection or delivery at an airport when shipping luggage to South Africa?
Yes, it is. All you have to do is input the airport's details as the sender or receiver on the order form. When shipping your suitcase to South Africa to or from an airport, please make sure you include all the necessary details for the courier to pick up the item. Check our dedicated page for more information on how to place your shipping order from an airport.
What is the maximum weight allowed for sending a suitcase to South Africa?
It depends on the service you select. The Express Service, for instance, allows you to send luggage of up to 70kg to South Africa. Check our page about shipment dimensions to know the maximum size and weight allowed for each of our services.