Luggage Shipping to Europe from USA
My Baggage offers fast and affordable luggage shipping to all destinations in Europe.
We offer a convenient alternative to transporting your luggage overseas; relieving the stress of hauling weighty baggage in tow on your travels. To make things even easier on you, we offer a door to door collection and delivery service, helping you save time and money when travelling.
Sending Your Suitcases To Europe: Airline Baggage
If you’re flying to Europe, whether it be for a holiday, to begin your study abroad or otherwise; surely, it only makes sense to carry your baggage with you on your flight. However, doing so means you are restricted to your airline’s baggage weight allowance. It could mean that you might have to make the sacrifice that no one wants to make, which is leaving some of your personal belongings behind. And even then, you might still be slapped with excess baggage charges at the check-in desk.
Relocating To Europe: Traditional Removals
If you’re uprooting your life to Europe, whether it be with your family or for work, then hiring a traditional internal removals company to transport your belongings overseas seems like the obvious option. Generally speaking, they are indeed excellent for shipping large, bulky items such as sofas, beds and even your car. However, if you happen to find yourself on a strict budget and a time timescale for your big move, you might find that the cost and transit times don’t exactly align with your needs. After all, some international removals can take up to two months, depending on the route and service type.
Why Send Your Luggage Ahead To Europe With My Baggage?
My Baggage offers a brand new, welcomed and affordable alternative to transporting your personal effects overseas. We make it our number one aim to remove all of the stress and costs involved in doing so. So, when you choose to ship your luggage with us, you can wave goodbye to expensive airline baggage fees and out-of-budget removals.
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Reasons My Baggage Customers Ship to Europe:
- Individuals or families planning to relocate to Europe.
- To send personal luggage to ahead for work.
- To ship your boxes to study abroad.
- Sending your bags ahead of holidaying, or sending them home.
- To send a care-package to a loved one in Europe.
Who Can Use The Service?
My Baggage’s convenient luggage shipping services are open to everyone! Whether you are a personal user, travelling to Europe to study abroad or to simply enjoy a holiday, or whether you’re travelling on business. No matter your reason, you can take advantage of our competitive pricing and door to door shipping services, to save money whilst you travel.
Convenient and Reliable Luggage Shipping
My Baggage aims to provide a service you know you can trust every single time. We understand the apprehension you might feel about handing all of your worldly belongings over to a delivery driver. We aim to eliminate this worry by providing a convenient and reliable international luggage shipping service.
For that added peace of mind, our customer support team will be on hand to assist with any questions or concerns you might have. You can contact our team via phone, email and live chat.
Low Prices and Value For Money
At My Baggage, we strive to keep our prices low. We have negotiated fantastic low rates with our courier partners across over 1,000 routes, which we then pass on to you. And, we’re not just affordable, we can offer real value for money. For example, you can send a huge 30kg/66lb box or suitcase to Europe for as little as £33.
Shipping Luggage To Europe
Sending Parcels To Europe
My Baggage also ships parcels to Europe. There are many reasons to send parcels to Europe, such as sending a gift to a friend/family member or even for business purposes. Whatever the reason for sending the parcel, we can ship it to the EU at a low cost and booking your parcel delivery is super simple, thanks to our 24/7 online booking system.
Please make yourself aware the items that are prohibited on our service before shipping your parcel. Sending prohibited items could delay your parcel delivery or result in your parcel being returned to the senders address.
Shipping Your Bike To Europe
A great way of exploring Europe is by bike and it can save you a lot of money when getting from one place to another. In fact, Europe is also a popular location for cycling holidays. For these reasons, we ship bikes to Europe for our customers regularly.
When sending a bike with My Baggage, you will have to dismantle your bike before packaging it for transit. If you are unsure how to do this by yourself, you can simply visit a local bike shop and pay a small charge for your bike to be dismantled.
Shipping Oversized Items
Europe has many popular ski destinations, such as Austria with resorts including St Anton and Kitzbühel. Instead of renting equipment when you get there, why not bring your own skis? My Baggage allows you to send your skis ahead and having them waiting for your at your destination. You can also use our service to send other large, typically oversized items such as other sporting equipment and musical instruments.
Europe Customs Information
When shipping from the UK or another EU country to the EU, goods do not pass through customs clearance and therefore are not subject to import tax or duty. If, however, you’re sending to Europe from a country outside of the EU, such as the USA or Australia, you are then legally required to complete and attach a customs invoice to your shipment.
Generally, My Baggage shipments clear customs in a timely manner, free from duties and taxes, as most countries offer a generous duty-free allowance for personal effects. However, as customs processes and allowances are different around the world, and because My Baggage has no control over any decisions made, we do advise doing your own personal research into any customs regulations and quarantine before booking your shipment to Europe. Please make yourself aware of potential customs duties in Europe and be sure to follow any and all advice provided by customs directly.
Prohibited and Non-Compensation Items
At My Baggage, we’re experts at shipping personal effects all over the world, meaning you can send almost everything you would typically find in a standard holiday suitcase on our services. However, due to security and customs, there are items which are prohibited and cannot be carried on any service, as is standard with most shipping companies.
As a general rule, you can be sure that the following items are prohibited:
- Animal Products
- Cash, Credit Cards, Debit Cards
- Dangerous Goods
- Hazardous Goods
- Passports or other confidential personal documentation
- Perishable Foods
When placing your booking with us, please do keep in mind that there are specific items which can be carried on our services, however, they may not be covered under our compensation cover and should be sent at your own risk. If you choose to send any non-compensation items, please ensure they are packaged securely and appropriately.
Find out more about My Baggage’s prohibited and non-compensation items.
Please note that import allowances, security and customs processes differ all around the world; we recommend that you do your own personal research into what may be prohibited in your destination country before booking your shipment to Europe.
What type of packaging can be used?
When sending your belongings to Europe with My Baggage, we recommend using either suitcases or strong cardboard boxes to package your items so they are suitable for transit.
We advise against using fragile or expensive suitcases, as packaging is not covered under our compensation cover. With regards to boxes, it’s always best to invest in a new, sturdy, double-walled cardboard box as they are most durable and 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.
You can read through our complete packaging guide.
My Baggage: How It Works
Booking your luggage shipment with My Baggage couldn’t be easier. Simply start by obtaining a quote straight from our website. The quote will detail the price of your shipment, as well as the estimated transit time involved. You can even select your preferred collection date. Then, once you’ve booked, we’ll send you some shipping labels to print and attach to your item. After that, we’ll take care of the rest. It really is that easy!
So, what are you waiting for?