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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!
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FedEx Next-day America delivery from £23.45
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 £12.78
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 £127.90
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 £41.66
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.
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.
- Store bought foods with a best before date over 6 months away.
- Items must be in the original manufacturers packaging and unopened
- The food label needs to list all the ingredients.
- The best before date must be displayed on the packaging.
- 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.
- Flammable liquids
- Animal skins (non‑domesticated)