Shipping Luggage To South Korea

Travelling to or from South Korea? Find out how My Baggage can help you with get your things to your destination, whether its luggage, boxes or more.

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Luggage Shipping to South Korea

Travelling to or from South Korea? My Baggage offers super fast, convenient and affordable luggage shipping services, allowing you to travel luggage free.

My Baggage takes all of the stress out of transporting your bags to South Korea. We provide a low-cost and convenient door to door luggage collection and delivery service, helping you to save time and money whilst you travel. That’s one less thing to worry about!

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About South Korea

South Korea is an East Asian nation situated on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It is well known around the world for its green, hilly countryside dotted with cherry blossom trees, centuries-old Buddhist temples and coastal fishing villages. It is also renowned for its high-tech cities such as Seoul and its vibrant music culture.

Facts About South Korea

  • In Korea, babies are considered one year old at birth.
  • More than half of South Korea is covered in forests.
  • It has only existed since 1945, after it became independent from Japan.
  • Religion hardly plays a role, with 46% of South Koreans saying they are not religious.
  • More than 50% of Korean vocabulary is derived from Chinese.

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Top 10 Reasons To Visit South Korea:

  1. It has a rich history dating back over a thousand years.
  2. There are year-round festivals, and cater to all kinds of tastes.
  3. The local cuisine is unique and delicious.
  4. You can find untouched rural areas that give insight into Korean lifestyle.
  5. It is full of vibrant cities, including Seoul, Busan and Jeonju.
  6. If you’re a K-pop fanatic, you can immerse yourself in the culture.
  7. There are miles and miles of beautiful coast and stunning beaches.
  8. The country is blessed with changing seasons.
  9. It has a reputation for being the hub for tech-junkies and gadget nerds.
  10. South Korea is the perfect blend of traditional and modern.

Why Should You Ship Your Luggage To South Korea?

Whether you’re travelling to South Korea to explore the country, to study abroad, or even to relocate, you’re bound to have plenty of luggage to bring with you. Shipping your luggage ahead to your destination can help eliminate a lot of stress, not to mention help you to avoid excess baggage fees on your flight. It’s also a much more-cost effective option than hiring an international removals company for those on a shoestring budget.

Not only that, but shipping your luggage ahead allows you to travel luggage-free. It’s convenient, because you won’t have to carry heavy bags and suitcases through taxis, train stations and airports. Nor will you have to waste time checking your bag in or waiting around for it at luggage carousels. You can actually enjoy the travel experience.

Top 10 Reasons To Use My Baggage:

  1. Our cheap prices – you could save up to 80%!
  2. Easy, pay as you go online booking.
  3. We ship to all addresses in South Korea and worldwide.
  4. Our convenient door to door collection and delivery services.
  5. Our super fast transit times – express available on many routes!
  6. Full online luggage tracking information.
  7. SMS and email notifications each step of the way.
  8. £100 free compensation cover on all shipments.
  9. Dedicated customer support via phone, email and live chat.
  10. We’re trusted by over 50,000 customers worldwide.

Send More Than Suitcases to South Korea

My Baggage can help you to ship all kinds of items to South Korea, including those that are typically regarded as large or oversized. If you want to ship something to South Korea that isn’t mentioned below, simply contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help.

Shipping Boxes To South Korea

With My Baggage, you can do more than just send luggage. You can send thoughtful gifts and care packages to your loved ones living overseas. Before proceeding with your booking, be sure to do some research into customs regulations, particularly when it comes to sending gifts. Make sure to package your items in a sturdy, double-walled cardboard box and cushion items with plenty of internal packaging, so as to avoid any damage occurring whilst in transit.

Send Your Bike Ahead

South Korea is an ideal location for cyclists from all over the world, with scenic river cycle paths in abundance. Instead of renting a bike when you arrive, you can easily transport your own. We can collect your bike from your home and deliver it straight to South Korea.

Shipping Musical Instruments To South Korea

Music culture is huge in South Korea. If you’re travelling there and hope to bring your musical instrument along with you, My Baggage can help. Bringing your musical instrument abroad can be tricky, especially because many airlines require you to book an additional seat on your flight just to accommodate them. Eliminate the worry by shipping your instrument ahead to your destination in South Korea with My Baggage.

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Booking With My Baggage: How It Works

Booking your luggage shipment to South Korea with My Baggage is easy. Our easy to use, pay as you go online booking system can be completed within the matter of minutes. The best thing about our service is the fact that it is designed for your convenience. From the booking, to the delivery, we strive to make the whole process as easy and as effortless as possible. You can arrange everything from the comfort of your own home, and you can even choose a collection date that suits you and fits around your travel plans.

Once you’ve booked, we’ll send you some shipping labels to print and attach to your items. After that, you can simply sit back and relax as we take care of the rest. My Baggage can help you to save time and money on your next trip to South Korea. In fact, you could save up to 80% than you would if you booked with the courier directly.

Prohibited Items, Non-Compensation Items and Packaging

My Baggage provides a convenient shipping service to South Korea for your personal effects, which means you can send almost anything that you would typically find in your suitcase when travelling.

However, there are certain items that are known as Prohibited Items, which cannot be shipped to the South Korea on our service. There’s also certain items that are known as Non-Compensation Items, which can be sent on our service, but will not be covered by our compensation cover.

Below we have outlined important information about Prohibited Items, Non-Compensation Items, and recommendations for Packaging. Please review this carefully before placing your order.

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There are a number of Prohibited Items that cannot be sent using our service. You can view them
here.
Sending a Prohibited Item to South Korea will result in your shipment being returned to its original collection address, to which additional shipment fees will apply. In rare instances, depending on what the Prohibited Item is, the shipment may be disposed of.
There are certain items that can be sent on our service, however, they are classed as ‘Non-Compensation’ items. This means that they aren’t covered by our compensation cover. If you choose to send a non-compensation item on our service, this will be done at your own risk. Please also ensure that they are packaged securely and appropriately.
If a Prohibited Item is sent, it also falls under the category of 'Non-Compensation item'. You can view our full list
here.
When sending Personal Effects to South Korea with us, we recommend using suitcases, or strong double-walled boxes that will be suitable for transit. If you are sending fragile or delicate items, we recommend using internal packaging to protect them during transit. You can use materials such as bubble wrap or newspapers.

Please do not use Plastic Boxes, Bin Bags, or Laundry Bags, as these are not suitable and would be considered as inappropriate packaging.

You should also avoid using fragile or expensive suitcases. Remember, packaging is a non-compensation item, and is not covered under our compensation cover.

You can view our Packaging Guide
here.

South Korea Customs Information

When shipping personal effects or gifts to South Korea, you are legally required to complete and send a customs form with your shipment. Not including a customs form can lead to your shipment being unable to leave its country of origin, potentially causing it to be returned to the sender's address and incurring return shipping fees.

When you use My Baggage, your customs paperwork is automatically provided.

Below we have outlined some important customs regulations when shipping to South Korea, and some frequently asked questions. Please review this information carefully before placing an order.

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Shipments to South Korea will be subject to customs checks and require a completed Customs Form.

My Baggage will generate customs forms that you must complete. These forms will be personalised for your shipment based on the information you provided during your order. You can access these forms in the ‘My Orders’ section of our website soon after your order has been paid for.
If your customs paperwork has been completed and submitted correctly, your shipment with My Baggage should clear customs in a timely manner, and arrive on the estimated delivery dates.

Every shipment is unique and will undergo an individual inspection by South Korea customs. Therefore, clearance times may vary between shipments and are dependent on multiple factors including customs values, reason for shipping, contents of the shipment, etc.
In addition to customs forms, shipments to South Korea require some additional documentation, including a copy of the receiver’s passport image page.

To avoid potential issues, it’s recommended that all documentation required by customs are in the name of the receiver, who should be the owner of the shipment. If any documentation is in the sender’s name, and this differs from the receiver’s name, customs may reject the shipment.

When shipping personal effects, please ensure that the names of both the sender and receiver match those of the shipment's owner.

If you’re a Korean citizen, you must obtain a 'personal customs clearance code' from the customs authority.
For shipments to South Korea you are required to declare the value of your items on your customs forms.

When completing your customs forms, it’s important that you do this accurately and clearly. In order to demonstrate that your shipment consists of personal effects, you must describe each item within your shipment. For example, you might declare:

4 x Used Black Men's Cotton T-Shirts
1 x Pair Used Brown Leather Shoes (size 8)
2 x Used Dark Blue Jeans Denim (size Small)
Occasionally customs fees may apply, but this depends on multiple factors, including the accuracy of the values declared on your customs forms. In the event that customs fees are due, our courier partner will reach out to you with a breakdown of the fees. These fees can then be paid online or over the phone through our courier partner, who will be liaising with South Korea Customs regarding your shipment aiming to expedite the clearance process, and get your shipment out for delivery as soon as possible.

When shipping to South Korea, the customs value should be kept low, ideally below 150,000 KRW (approximately £90 GBP / $120 USD) - this will help avoid additional fees or duties, and delays.

Whilst we can provide general information about customs, we recommend that you make yourself aware of potential customs duties in South Korea and be sure to follow any advice provided by customs.
We aim to deliver your items to South Korea within the advised delivery estimate. However, on rare occasions items can encounter delays when going through customs clearance. Therefore we don’t recommend sending time-sensitive items.

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