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April 30, 2018

This is what you should do if you want to send a parcel to the United States of America

You should know that it’s not as easy as it looks like. You cannot just send anything you want to to the USA, there are some restrictions. In this article, you’re going to find out everything you need to know about the whole process to run smoothly. Postage to USA is for you and will do its best to complete its job.



Make sure your parcel is okay and that you can send it to America

The first thing you need to do is look at the parcel and see if it’s safe to send it to America. Look at a list of the items you can and cannot send there. Check out the internet, few couriers have a guide to restricted items. For example, if you want to send to America some British candy, well, we’re sorry to inform you that you can’t. To make sure you’re not making a mistake, visit the US postal service, where you can find a specific list of countries and each with their restrictions. 

Look at the tax and at the import rules

Each country has restrictions when it comes to parcels and rules for receiving parcels from abroad. Some may come with extra charges. For clothes, you might not have to pay, but you will not be as lucky every time. So check a list of all these things and see if there are some extra forms to fill.

Pro-forma paperwork – don’t forget about it

It’s really important that you fill out these forms. It’s required by law and it informs the US Customs about your parcel. This way, your parcel will get to its destination as soon as possible, with no problems at all. Also, you’ll need to print 5 copies of the invoice and put them outside the parcel, probably in an envelope.

Wrap your package properly

We all know that the USA has a diverse climate and you’ll never know what could happen. Especially if you need to send the package to certain locations. You’ll need to wrap it properly, whether you’re sending it to California or Alaska. If the item is fragile, make sure you put it in bubble wrapping. If not, you still need to put it safely.

Make sure you find a fast and cheap parcel delivery service

It’s crucial that you find a very good parcel delivery service to get your package in no time where it’s needed. Parcel ABC is one of the best from the USA and they will prove that to you anytime. Moreover, the prices are great and you can always put your trust in them.


 
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