Importing to the USA
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Importing and exporting to the USA
If you’re based in the US and need to import goods into the USA or you’re looking for cheap US courier services to export to the USA, then Parcel Monkey can help.
No matter where in the world you’re shipping from, our price comparison service will help you find the cheapest way to send parcels to the USA and reduce your shipping costs with our discounted rates with reputable carriers like DHL and UPS.
Not importing or exporting? Find out about our US domestic shipping services for shipping packages within the US.
Importing goods to the USA
If you’re importing into the United States, that doesn’t mean you’re shipping a whole container full of goods to the US. Most of our US import customers are individuals importing items they have brought online or small businesses importing goods which are suitable to travel via a regular courier service.
Finding a courier to import to the US is easy with Parcel Monkey. All you need to do is enter the destination you’re shipping from into our shipping calculator and tell us the weight and dimensions of your package. In seconds we’ll show you all our discounted courier services for shipping to the USA.
Once your goods arrive in the US, Parcel Monkey can even help you find cost-effective US domestic package delivery services, so you can ship within the US at an affordable rate.
Export to USA
If you’d like to book a courier to the USA from any international destination, our shipping calculator will help you find the best price.
Simply enter the location you’re shipping from and the weight and dimensions of your package to get an instant quote. Our comparison service will show you prices from multiple US couriers so you can compare prices and delivery times then book the service that best suits your needs.
Sending a parcel to the USA has never been easier.
US courier services
When you ship to the USA with Parcel Monkey, the couriers which are available to book will vary depending on where you’re shipping from, but here is an example of some of the US parcel services available to book via our shipping calculator:
- UPS Express Saver – Ship to the US in 2-5 business days.
- DHL Express International – Send a parcel to the USA from almost anywhere in the world in 1-6 business days.
- Parcel Monkey International Pick Up – This is our own-brand courier service that uses the expertise of reputable US courier companies to transport your goods to the US as cost-effectively as possible. Shipping times to the US from most major destinations, including India and Australia are 2-5 business days. For a faster transit time choose Parcel Monkey International Priority.
Before you ship to the USA with Parcel Monkey, please check our prohibited and restricted items list.
Shipping to the USA with Parcel Monkey
When you book a courier to the USA with Parcel Monkey, you’ll be provided with a shipping label to print and attach to your package. If you’re importing to the US, you can email this label to the person sending your goods. Learn more about how to print and attach shipping labels.
Can I book protection cover?
Yes, you can. If you’re shipping a high-value item, you may want to include protection cover and this can be added during the booking process.
When will the courier collect my parcel?
Courier collection times vary depending on the service you choose, but generally, courier collections are made Monday-Friday up to 5.30 pm.
Can I drop off my package?
We do offer parcel drop-off services in selected destinations and these will be highlighted in your quote results if available.
Can I track my parcel?
Yes, you can. All our courier services to the USA include online tracking so you can track your parcel from collection through to delivery. Enter your PM shipment number into the Parcel Monkey tracking tool to follow your parcel.
Best way to ship to the USA
If you're looking for the best way to ship to the USA from the US, Parcel Monkey can help.
Whether you're looking for the cheapest way to ship to the USA or the fastest, our simple shipping calculator, will help you compare prices, delivery times and tracking information from a range of reliable courier companies.
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Customs advice for shipping to the USA
If you’re sending a parcel to the US from overseas, you will be required to provide a customs declaration form detailing the contents of your package and the value. However, this will be taken care of during the booking process. We’ll ask you the relevant questions and provide you with a completed customs form to print and attach to your package. It is your responsibility to ensure the information you provide on this form is accurate.
Find out how to print your customs form and ensure your package clears customs without unnecessary delays by following our customs advice.
Whether you’re sending a parcel to a friend in the USA or shipping for business purposes, it’s important to be aware of items which are prohibited or restricted from import to the US. Prohibited items are things which are forbidden from import to the USA by law. This includes, but is not limited to, any kind of illegal substance, dangerous toys, dog or cat fur and soil. Restricted items are those which may require additional permits or licences, this includes alcohol and some types of fruit and vegetables.
For detailed information on items prohibited and restricted from import to the US, please check the US Customs and Border Protection website.