Shipping to the UK
Shipping a package from the USA to the UK is quick, easy and affordable with Parcel Monkey.
Get an instant quote and we’ll help you compare US to UK shipping costs from a range of couriers. What’s more, our discounted rates and Secret Deals will ensure you make a saving too!
How to send a package from the USA to the UK
So, you want to send a package to the UK, but where do you start? Firstly, you’ll need to package your item, weigh it and measure it. This will enable you to get a US to UK shipping quote using our handy shipping calculator.
The good news is, you won’t just get one quote, you’ll get several which will vary in price and transit time so you can compare services and choose the one that best suits your needs. Once you’ve selected your service, the rest is easy - just follow the steps in the booking process.
We’ll guide you through the customs requirements for sending a parcel to the UK, help you find your nearest drop off location (if you’ve selected a drop off service) and email you your prepaid shipping label to print and attach to your package.
US to UK shipping costs
If you want to find out how much it costs to ship from the US to the UK then you’re in the right place! The cost of sending a package to the UK will vary depending on its size and weight, but you can get a quick estimate or a full quote using our shipping calculator.
All you need to do is enter your package details into the quote form and we’ll provide you with the best shipping quotes to the UK from a range of top couriers.
By the way, when you book a courier through Parcel Monkey you’ll benefit from discounted rates, so you’ll pay less than if you booked direct!
What’s the cheapest way to send a parcel to the UK?
If price is the priority, then Parcel Monkey can help you find and book an economy courier service to ship to the UK cheaply.
Our top 3 cheapest shipping services to the UK:
|Up to 4lbs||Asendia e-Paq Plus|
|Up to 66lbs||Pitney Bowes Standard|
|Up to 130lbs||Worldwide Expedited Drop Off|
The transit time for an economy courier service is generally longer than a standard shipping service to the UK, so always check the estimated delivery time before you book. There may also be variations in the level of tracking you’ll receive with some economy services.
Delivery time to the UK from the US
Shipping to the UK from the US can take as little as 1-3 business days for an expedited courier service or up to 14 business days for an economy service.
Courier services and transit times to the UK:
Economy shipping to the UK
Expedited shipping to the UK
|Worldwide Saver drop off (Secret Deal)||1-3 business days|
|International priority drop off (Secret Deal)||1-3 business days|
|DHL Express International||1-6 business days|
Please note that all transit times are estimates provided by our courier partners and apply to major destinations only. More remote locations could take an extra day or two.
USPS shipping to UK
You can even book USPS shipping services through Parcel Monkey! Send a package to the UK with USPS and save yourself time and money by booking online with Parcel Monkey.
Using our shipping calculator you'll be able to reduce the cost of postage to the UK and avoid the queues at the Post Office. You can book popular USPS services like USPS Priority Mail International, print and attach your shipping labels at home, then drop off your package at your nearest Post Office.
Our postage costs to the UK are cheaper than the Post Office and you’ll receive exactly the same level of service, complete with full USPS tracking.
What can I ship to the UK?
You can ship items of all weights and sizes to the UK using our discounted rates. Popular items include clothing, exercise equipment, music and books, but as long as it’s not listed on our prohibited items list or prohibited by UK customs, we can help you find a courier service to suit most requirements.