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Sending to the USA’s never been this easy

With ParcelHero, sending a parcel to the USA is easy. Booking is quick and you don’t need an account. We offer collection or drop-off, fast next-day delivery across the United States, and economy USPS postage services if you’re on a tight budget. And if you need to import from the US to the UK, we’ve got you covered too!

ParcelHero delivers more

£50 free protection as standard*
Collection or drop-off at a local shop
Track your parcel from door-to-door
Send bulky or heavy items weighing up to 1,000kg
Feefo Service ratingService rating
4.6 out of 5 based on 18107 user ratings
Daniel Portman
Fast, reliable and easy service
Fast, reliable and great service. It was very easy to use and delivered earlier than expected.
Malcolm Kelly
Simple, fast, efficient
Simple to use, all instructions were clear and helpful, FedEx collected exactly when predicted and parcel delivered to Australia in under 5 days. Excellent value for money
Crystal Spaeth
Delivery Heroes
Always easy to book a delivery and easy to make changes. <br />They are customer friendly.
Siobhan MacRae
Speedy, friendly and professional service!
Excellent service. Pick up from my doorstep in Scotland and delivered to Austin within a few days, over the new year period!
Paul Dwyer
Perfect service
Perfect service easy intuitive website and great choice.worked flawlessly GB to USA 8 days over the holiday period excellent.
Sarah Harkness
First class!
Very impressed, they sorted out any issues with customs and got it here so fast
Michelle Fenton
Parcel to Aus
I was very worried as it was the first time I had sent a parcel to Australia. I needn’t have been,, tracking available all the way along with updates to view. I would definitely use this service again,, thank you ??
Iryna Derevianko
to USA
I am satisfied with your mail service. Delivery of my painting to USA was delivered on time and safely. Thanks a lot!
Josie Mundy
Fast, efficient
Really fast and made the process of sending a package internationally extremely easy. I'm really happy with the service and if I send a package internationally again I'll definitely use it again!
Karen Anne Simmons
I use ParclHero because they are amazing
I use ParcelHero because they are amazing. So easy to book on line, pick up on time and hey presto your parcels flying to its destination. You can track your parcel in detail and on the button delivery. I have a sister in Australia and have used them to deliver all the important parcels through the year.

FedEx Next-day America delivery from £24.08

You've read that right! Whether you’re sending a parcel to San Francisco or Washington, or documents to Manhattan or Austin, we offer FedEx next-day delivery from the UK across almost the entire United States. Now that's what we call express delivery!


Cheap USA postage services with USPS from £14.09

Our ultra-cost-effective USPS service offers cheap delivery across the United States for parcels up to 30 kg. With transit times of 5-15 days, this service offers incredible value and Fastrack customs clearance, ideal for personal effects.

USA large parcel delivery from £135.32

Our UPS large parcel service is suitable for packages shipping to the US under 70kg in weight, whilst our DHL freight service can accept pallets up to 1,000 kg, with specialist collection using a tail lift vehicle where required.


USA to UK Import from £41.60

With ParcelHero import services, it's easy to ship from the United States to the United Kingdom. We offer same-day collection across most of the USA with DHL and UPS, with transit times of 2 working days via our express services.


We’re helping the UK exporters

If you need to send a parcel overseas, ParcelHero offers reliable delivery to over 220 countries with the best international couriers.

ParcelHero makes it easy to compare prices from the leading global couriers. Whether you're sending a personal shipment abroad, or your a business that needs to compare prices to send cargo worldwide, ParcelHero has a range of express, economy and postage services to suit every budget.

With ParcelHero booking is quick and easy, from getting a quote, to booking and tracking, all backed up by outstanding customer care.

US Customs

The de minimis value threshold for most goods entering the USA is $800, so goods under this value are likely to enter the United States duty free. This applies whether you are exporting a commercial shipment for re-sale or sending personal effects or gifts. However, unless you’re sending a document, a customs invoice is still required.


Sending food to the USA

Food is a wonderful gift for anyone missing home. You can send most food to the US, including tea bags, jams (Jellies) and preserves, crisps (Potato chips) and other goodies. Importing food products into the United States is governed by the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) and there are some food products which are not allowed to be shipped such as perishable or homemade food.


What you can send:
Non-perishable foods
  • Store bought foods with a best before date over 6 months away.
  • Items must be in the original manufacturers packaging and unopened
Please note
  • The food label needs to list all the ingredients.
  • The best before date must be displayed on the packaging.
What you cannot send:
Perishable foods
  • Foods with a shelf life of less than 6 months
  • Homemade foods or any foods not in the original manufacturers packaging.
  • Foods that can spoil during transit.
  • Food in packaging that has been opened.
  • Food that does not contain a food label listing the ingredients.

Items prohibited from importing into the United States

There are some items which are simply not safe for transportation by air. Additionally, US customs and border protection also has their own list of prohibited items, for example some furs, native American artifacts from Canada and a whole host of other items. Additionally, if you’re sending cosmetics, you should also check the Food & Drug administration (FDA) restricted list.

Top 5 prohibited items
  • Perfume
  • Batteries
  • Aerosols
  • Flammable liquids
  • Animal skins (non‑domesticated)

FAQ

Yes, we can ship small packages and letters. Letter postage and airmail postage to the USA does not require customs clearance or any customs documentation. Click on the ‘Documents’ tab above the quote box to get started.

FedEx’s express service is called ‘International priority’ it delivers across the US next day. The USPS postal service by comparison takes 5-10 days a much longer journey time.

ParcelHero is one of the UK’s largest parcel price comparison websites. Our buying power enables us to offer incredible savings through the best carriers. There are no hidden charges, all prices include all applicable surcharges.

So long as your shipment is below $800 in value, then it’s unlikely the receiver will have to pay any import duty or VAT.

Our FedEx freight service offers low prices on freight delivery. Transit times for our freight services are generally 1-2 days longer than normal parcel services.