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The best courier options for sending parcels to South Africa

Scheduling a parcel delivery to South Africa takes less than five minutes with Eurosender. To make shipping as easy as possible for you, we have gathered the best courier companies in one single place – here, on our shipping platform. Using the tool below, you will get an instant quote for sending your parcel to South Africa.

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Features of our parcel delivery services to South Africa

Fully door-to-door delivery

Real-time tracking for all packages

Basic insurance included in the price

HOW TO SHIP

Sending parcels to South Africa with Eurosender

Depending on the dimensions and urgency of your shipment, you can choose between several parcel delivery services to South Africa, suitable for large or small packages:
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HOW IT WORKS

Save time with our door-to-door parcel delivery service to South Africa

Send packages to South Africa from the convenience of your home or workplace. All of our couriers pick up and deliver at the addresses you indicate at the time of the booking. At Eurosender, we aim to take all that unnecessary stress out of your shipping experience. All you have to do is make sure that someone is available at the pick-up address on your chosen date to ensure timely parcel delivery to South Africa.

Door-to-door shipping is the best way to send your parcel to South Africa.

PACKING TIPS

How to prepare your parcel for delivery to South Africa

Before collection, make sure you pack your parcel adequately for delivery to South Africa. Cardboard boxes are considered standard packaging material for parcel services. We recommend choosing a sturdy box to protect your items and following these packing steps:

  • Choose a strong box in which your items fit comfortably
  • Generously wrap each item with bubble wrap
  • Pack everything carefully inside the box, filling voids with cushioning materials
  • Tape the box closed and add the label if required

Customs and fees when sending a parcel to South Africa

Parcel delivery to South Africa from a foreign country will mean that you need to prepare all required customs paperwork in advance to ensure a smooth shipping experience. In this case, when sending parcels to South Africa, you will need to fill in a proforma or commercial invoice. These documents will need to accompany the shipment so that the customs authorities can inspect them before delivery.

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Parcel delivery to South Africa for small or large packages

Find the best value for money with Eurosender when sending parcels of all sizes to South Africa. We know how you can keep costs to a minimum and prepared these tips for you to follow:

  • Prepare the package as compact as possible
  • Book a non-expedited shipping option, such as the Standard Service (if available)
  • Use second-hand packaging materials that are still in perfect shape
  • Disassemble the item as much as possible
  • Sometimes shipping two regular-sized boxes is cheaper than one oversized parcel
  • Avoid the heavyweight fees by booking a pallet delivery instead

Find out how to calculate the cost to send a parcel to South Africa

The cost to send a parcel to South Africa is calculated based on the following factors:

  • Weight and dimensions of the package
  • Locations of pick-up and delivery
  • Shipping method used
  • Additional services purchased

By sending your parcel to South Africa with us, you will be taking advantage of our pre-negotiated shipping quotes. Use the button below to get an immediate quote.

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FAQ – Sending parcels to South Africa

How much is it to send a package to South Africa?
To get an instant quote for sending a parcel to South Africa, please insert your shipping details in our booking engine above. The cost depends on the distance between the pick-up and delivery destinations as well as the size and urgency of your shipment. The price for package delivery to South Africa will include basic insurance and tracking.
Who pays the customs fees when sending a parcel to South Africa?
Customs fees are usually paid by the recipient before parcel delivery in South Africa unless otherwise agreed with the sender. The duty to be paid by the recipient depends on the information provided in the customs declaration. If you are sending a parcel to South Africa from within the same free trade zone, no customs fees will need to be paid.
What documents do I need to provide when sending a package to South Africa?
It depends on the transport route as well as the purpose of shipping. If you are sending a parcel to South Africa within a common trade area, you will not need to provide any extra documents unless otherwise instructed. However, you will need to provide a commercial invoice or proforma if you are sending the parcel to South Africa from another global location. Read more about the required documents for shipping.
How quickly are parcels delivered to South Africa?
The transit time will vary based on the route distance as well as the transport service selected. If you need your parcel to be delivered in South Africa in the shortest time possible, we recommend booking our Express Service. Your parcel will be sent to South Africa via air transport and delivered within 24-72h.
Does UPS deliver parcels to South Africa?
Yes, UPS delivers parcels to South Africa and almost any other country around the world. When you book a parcel delivery to South Africa with Eurosender, our shipping platform will automatically assign the courier offering the lowest rate for your particular requirements, which can be UPS or another one of our trusted international couriers. Get your quote for sending a parcel to South Africa using the tool at the top of the page.