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Shipping packages to South America
Courier services for shipping to South America
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You can book a courier to come and collect your package and track it all the way to delivery in South America without leaving your home by making use of the Parcel Monkey shipping calculator. Not only this, you can take care of the Customs Documents during the booking process to ensure your package is safely shipped. South America is home to some of the largest countries in the world and popular shipping destinations such as Brazil, Argentina and Colombia. It is a region that continues to progress economically, increasing the demand for imported goods.
The reasons for importing to this vibrant continent are endless, whether it be to send a package to a loved one, fulfilling online orders or for various other business reasons. It doesn't have to be complex to ship to South America as when you use our global shipping marketplace, our courier partners offer a trusted service, all you need to do is provide us with your package information about where you are sending from, sending to and a few details about your box.
Shipping times to South America
With the increase of goods being sent to this continent, the transport links and infrastructure are constantly developing, meaning you can expect faster shipping times than ever before. We have a range of international courier services to match every time frame and every budget.
You can use our Express courier services to have your package shipped in just 2-5 working days and we offer a pickup option where a courier can come to your home or work address, or you can book a Drop Off allowing you to drop your package off at a time that suits you. We also offer more economical courier services, such as the global mail solution with DHL eCommerce, which although have a slower transit time to South America, offer a more cost-effective solution for those less urgent items.
South America - Customs Advice
When shipping to South America it is important that you are clear when completing the customs documents. Give a detailed description of the items you are shipping and a break down of each item. Always provide a local contact number of the recipient so the courier or customs can contact them if required.
eCommerce shipping advice for South America
Parcel Monkey is used by small businesses, individuals and online retailers to send all kinds of goods to major cities such as Rio, Buenos Aires and Santiago but a large number of the shipments sent are for the eCommerce sector. Payment methods can be different in this region to those in North America so be prepared to consider investigating these when engaging with consumers.
- Huge potential for eCommerce growth in Latin America - currently a digit percentage of the retail sector and a population of 386 million
- The growth in M-Commerce exceeds that of eCommerce - it is a mobile first region
- Consumers appreciate the convenience of eCommerce, namely home delivery. Provide the recipient with the tracking number when sending a package to South American to enhance your service levels
- Fashion is leading the way as the biggest selling sector - exciting news for sellers of clothing