Find the cheapest way to ship to the Netherlands
Low-cost international shipping to the Netherlands can be booked using our shipping calculator, pick and choose from big name couriers using the Parcel Monkey marketplace. We take your package details and allow you to find the best courier services to deliver your items cheaply, without compromising on quality.
Some of the couriers that you can book via our website will offer a free pick up from your home or work address and they will send the labels to your Parcel Monkey account. You will need to print these out and any customs documents needed and attach them to the package. The courier of your choice will arrive to collect your items on a date selected by you.
Our FedEx Netherlands International Drop Off delivery service is available for a cheap price, you can book this online, print the shipping labels and drop at your local FedEx store and the package will be delivered in 2-5 days.
Postage to the Netherlands from the US
DHL eCommerce is one of the cheapest courier services from the US to the Netherlands. Drop off your package at your local USPS Post Office, DHL will then take it from the sorting depot to the Netherlands and the local Post Office will deliver.
TrakPak is another cost-effective service, picked up by FedEx it will be sorted in the US before being sent via the TrakPak secure mail service and delivered to the recipient in the Netherlands
The Light packet service uses a similar system to TrakPak but the goods will be shipped a little more quickly.
Shipping times to the Netherlands
Shipping times will vary on what type of courier service you use and also if the delivery address is more remote, it may take a little longer to arrive.
If your customer, friend or relative lives in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht or elsewhere in the Netherlands, you can use Parcel Monkey to arrange cross-border shipping quickly and for a great price.
What about heavy packages?
If your package is more big and bulky, then the price will increase. However, we still can help you book your package for a reasonable price.
When it comes to boxes that weigh around 20lbs, TrakPak is the most cost-effective by some distance and you can expect prices to start from around $50.
Heavy packages can still be shipped with Express Couriers as well, but for a bigger cost. USA Express International is the best-priced Express carrier for boxes of around 30lb, along with DHL.
International shipping to the Netherlands for eCommerce
Rather than having to shop around and compare courier prices and services from various sources, we have created a quicker solution where couriers plug in their very best rates and services on to our platform, perfect for customers who are short on time and want cost-effective shipping as they can pick and choose a courier all in one place. Indeed if you have sold items on eBay or even on your own eCommerce store then you can reach your customers in The Netherlands with either express options or ones that are most cost effective for you.
The Dutch consumer now expects great delivery when they shop online and with logistical hubs of Rotterdam (harbor), Amsterdam (Schiphol airport) and Venlo (near the border with Germany) in close proximity the services they have access to are better than ever. The population of Holland, as it is sometimes called, is around 16.8 million people with a staggering 92% of the population active internet users making this a prime target for online sellers. The primary import locations the Dutch are shipping in from are currently Germany, China and Belgium, whilst the majority of citizens also speak English making this a very attractive proposition for eCommerce retailers to target.
Online shopping in Holland
The Netherlands have a very good infrastructure with globally renowned ports and airports and excellent road and rail connections with the rest of Europe. Placed on the edge of continental Europe but with a history of international trade, this market is used to trading with their neighbours and further afield international destinations. Dutch consumers are regular online shoppers, with around 59% of the population purchasing on the web, plus the overall value of their shopping basket is ever increasing.