It's the ParcelHero® difference
Welcome to ParcelHero, the UK’s most reputable, low cost parcel delivery service to South Africa. You can expect fantastic prices, unrivalled customer service and a simple booking process where we even provide all the necessary paperwork. With same day collections and full visibility tracking for every shipment, you will find the whole process a breeze from start to finish!
A full range of courier services to South Africa are offered by ParcelHero, meaning there will always be an option to suit your needs and budget. We work out which of our world renowned carriers are the best at delivering to South Africa for the size and weight of your shipment, and these are the services that are offered to you when you get a quote. However, no matter which services are offered, you can be sure they will be at the cheapest prices available online!
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ParcelHero offers the following services to South Africa:
Shipping Costs and Transit Times
Send a parcel to South Africa from the UK for as little as £28,78 for a fast, reliable and fully tracked courier service with one of our carefully selected world renowned carriers. We can collect your parcel on the same day of you placing your booking and have it delivered just 2-4 days! Your parcel will travel along the most economical route which can take it to various locations around the world along its journey, so please don’t panic if you notice any unusual places appearing in your tracking information.
Remote areas may take a little longer and will have a surcharge applied to them, however as long as you provide us with the correct information, we will make sure this is included in your original quote. So whether you need to send a parcel to the centre of Johannesburg or to a remote location in a mountain range, we will tell you the correct price right from the start.
Shipping Restrictions and Customs Clearance
As with all countries around the world, South Africa has its own rules and regulations for what you can and cannot send there. Always check the import restrictions before you send your parcel to make sure it won’t get held up or denied entry.
If you are sending documents in an envelope they will not be subject to customs clearance, however all parcels will require a customs invoice to be sent with the goods. All you need to do is provide us with as much information as possible and we will provide you with all the necessary customs documents required to send a parcel to South Africa.
Your goods may also incur import duty and tax according to the local customs regulations. These charges are calculated and collected upon arrival by the local government and not by the courier. For this reason ParcelHero cannot confirm the amount of duties and taxes in advance or include these charges in the shipping costs.
Packaging Your Parcel
Whenever you send a parcel overseas with a courier it is crucial that you package your items well in a strong and firmly sealed box.
ParcelHero recommends wrapping your item in bubble wrap and placing it inside the correct sized box. Fill any space inside the box with parcel chips or newspaper to fully cushion the item and seal the box with good quality parcel tape. Ensure the required documents are securely fastened to the parcel and shake the box. If you can’t hear the item moving inside; your parcel is ready to ship.
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