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Shipping to India

Whether you're sending to Delhi, Mumbai or Chennai, sending gifts to India, or shipping out a customer order, makes it simple to ship to India. In partnership with the biggest carriers, helps you get your parcel to its destination in India in as little as two days, with prices that can be as much as 60% cheaper than going direct.

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With over thirty years of experience working in partnership with the biggest names in the courier industry, offers discount rates on shipping to India, without having to compromise on service.

  1. Get an instant online quote for postage to India.
  2. Compare low prices from the best couriers.
  3. Select either a fast express service or a cheap economy delivery.

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Shipping to India Rates

At we specialise in international delivery and our rates are so good that we're often better value than sending by post, as well as being faster. We offer fantastic low shipping prices to more than 220 destinations worldwide.

Discover great prices for some of our most popular destinations:

Shipping to India from the UK

Express – 2-4 Day Delivery
Economy – 5-7 Day Delivery

Shipping from India to the UK

Express – 2-4 Day Delivery
Economy – 4-7 Day Delivery

Express Delivery

Express 2-4 delivery

AM Delivery

Guaranteed pre 9am,10:30am
and Noon Delivery

Cheap economy shipping

Economy 5-7 day Delivery

Customs in India

When your parcel reaches customs in India it may be subject to duties and taxes, which will be charged to the receiver. Although these cannot be paid in advance, if you talk to the customer services team we are able to help you pay when the charges are calculated.

Shipping to India from the UK means that you will have to fill in a customs form when you place your order. With , our system generates the relevant customs form to be filled in when you complete an order, so you know that you definitely have all the necessary paperwork.

Learn more about prohibited or restricted goods in India
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Indian Customs Forms

Collection & Delivery

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Courier Collection

We can collect across the UK and India, same day from most locations with booking cut off times, varying according to your postcode location.

Pick-ups take place on working days, between 9am and 7pm. If the courier has not arrived to collect your parcel by 4pm, we recommend you contact us.

If you're sending a pallet or an item requiring a tail lift or pallet truck to India, please contact our customer care team prior to collection.

Parcel Delivery

With the exception of our timed delivery services, we deliver between 9am and 7pm on normal working days. If your first delivery attempt is unsuccessful, we make another two attempts before the parcel is returned to you.

Some of our partner couriers, such as UPS, may leave a parcel in a safe place without requiring a signature. If you need proof of delivery, please use the upgrade option 'Signature required' on our 'select service page'

Parcel Tracking

Whenever you send a parcel to India it is scanned at each stage of its travels, starting from when it is handed over to the courier and ending when your recipient signs for the package. At any point during the journey you will be able to see where your parcel is and the progress that it has made through 's tracking system.

And in the unlikely event that there is a delay with your shipment, we'll get in touch with both you and your recipient to discuss the nature of the issue. That way, you're in the loop and know that we are resolving the issue.

Learn more about tracking your India parcel

Sending Gifts to India

makes it easy to ship gifts to India and, in India, it's not hard to find a reason to give a gift. Christmas, Diwali and Rakhi are just a few of the opportunities to send something special to loved ones. There is a gift allowance of up to INR10,000 per shipment; anything under that value will be exempt from import duties and taxes. Gifts sent to India with a higher value than INR10,000 will be subject to the same duties and taxes as normal shipments.

Sending Luggage
or Excess Baggage to India

Moving firms or airline fees can be an extremely expensive way to get your luggage or excess baggage to India. With you can send it with one of the best couriers in the world. So if you're moving to India or just need your holiday suitcases delivered to your hotel, makes it simple. Not only do you get great prices with , we can also guide you through the extra forms that are required to ship medicines and textiles.

Important points of note:

  1. When you're shipping luggage, personal effects are defined as goods used by one person. This could include clothing, jewellery and personal electronics.
  2. Goods that are used by more than person they are considered 'household effects' and are treated separately from personal effects during customs clearance.
  3. If you'd like to send personal effects to India, you should keep in mind that there may be extra documentation that you will need to complete.

Large Parcel and Air Freight to India

Sending large and heavy parcels to India is simple with . We're specialists at delivering packages that other companies can't handle by road or air. If your shipment, including packaging and pallets, is shorter than 270cm, or lighter than 1,000kg, then we can deliver it. Just ensure that you book at least a day in advance – so we can organise a proper pick up – and try to be on hand when your goods are picked up so you can offer assistance to your courier in loading and unloading your goods.

Learn more about sending bulky packages to India

Sending food to India

To send food to India, a No Objection Certificate from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is required. Once you have one however, makes it simple to ship food to India. You won't be able to send homemade goods, or any other perishable foods, via courier. To send food to India, it should be store bought and in its original packaging.

Just remember to make sure that the food you want to ship is allowed into the country, and follow the simple rules below.

What you can send

Non-perishable foods

  • a. Store bought foods with a best before date over 6 months away.
  • b. Items must be in the original manufacturers packaging and unopened.
  • c. The food lable needs to list all the ingredients.
  • d. The best before date must be displayed on the packaging
  • e. Examples of pershable foods:
    Crisp and savory foods, Chocolates and candy, Canned foods, Herbs and Spices in sealed containers, tea bags, Jams and other preserves

What you cannot send

perishable foods

  • a. Foods with a shelf life of less than 6 months.
  • b. Homemade foods or any foods not in the original manufactures packaging.
  • c. Foods that can spoil in transit.
  • d. Food in packaging that have been opened.
  • e. Food that does not contain a food label listing the ingredients.

Packaging your Parcel

Sending parcels to India means a lengthy journey, and, by the time it arrives, your package will have been handled multiple times. In order to ensure that the contents of your parcel arrive in one piece, it's important to properly package them before they are shipped.

In order to ensure that your goods arrive undamaged, there are three key things you need to be aware of when packing your parcel:


New boxes are stronger, don't risk a second hand one if you can help it. Old boxes can seem sturdy, but could be hiding flaws that could make your box burst or be crushed in transit. Sending more than 10kg? Get a double-lined box.

Safely packaging a parcel for international shipping


Wrap everything individually before putting it in the box and surround it with packaging materials so that there's at least a 6cm cushion between your goods and the box wall. When you shake your packed box, nothing should move.


Wrap your box three times around with parcel tape to create a Union Jack flag pattern. Make sure to support the corners and seams in particular. Peel off or obscure any old labels and attach your shipping labels securely so that all information is visible.

Safely packaging a parcel for international shipping


Can I send food to India?

You can send food to India, but remember that there is extra paperwork that you will need to do, and some rules about what can be sent by courier. To send food, you will need a No Objection Certificate from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. If you have this, you should also keep in mind that food being sent must be non-perishable and in its original store bought packaging – that means that anything homemade will not be allowed.

Who applies customs charges?

If duties and taxes are applied to a shipment, they are added by the customs officer who clears your goods from customs. This is a part of the customs clearance process and the money is levied by the Indian customs agency, which is a government department and has nothing to do with .

Is there anything that I can't ship to India?

When shipping internationally, there are a variety of items are that are not allowed. You can see what will not carry – these items will not be carried in general – on our prohibited items list. These include perfume and cologne, as they are considered hazardous liquids. Others are specific to India – like maps and literature where Indian external boundaries have been shown incorrectly. You can also see the full Indian prohibited items list.

Will I have to pay duties and taxes if I ship my luggage to India

Yes. However, if you plan to ship textiles, you should obtain a No Objection certificate from the Ministry of Textiles. There are several other regulations to keep in mind, so have a look at our luggage shipping section above before booking your shipment.

If I want to send a gift to India, will I have to pay any extra charges?

If you'd like to send gifts to India, you will not have to pay any duties or taxes on gifts worth less than INR10,000, as there is a gift exemption. However, if your shipment is worth more than INR10,000 then you will have to pay duties and taxes as normal.

Why should I ship with ?

By shipping with , you can choose from the best couriers in the world and rest assured that your parcel is in great hands, thanks to free door to door tracking with every shipment. Best of all, you don't have to pay extra for privilege; is up to 60% cheaper than booking directly and you can get even more discounts with our business shipping programme.

Can I ship very big items with ?

You can ship large items up to 1,000 kg in weight to India with through our air freight and pallet shipping services. If your goods are not shipped on a pallet, we can still ship packages as large as 270 cm and 70 kg.

Which couriers does work with?

We only partner with reliable couriers, so you know that your package is in safe hands. Depending on your destination you will find discount quotes for couriers including DHL, FedEx, TNT and UPS.

Can I send eBay items to India?

Items you sell on eBay are still subject to the same customs rules as other goods sent to India, so you need to make sure that the item you're selling is not prohibited. If you want to check the cost of sending your item, then you can use our eBay parcel postage calculator.

Do delivery times vary to farther afield destinations in India?

Whether you're sending a parcel to the secluded Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Thar Desert or the backwaters or Kerala, India's a very large country with many remote areas that take longer to deliver. However so long as you enter accurate address info at the point of quote, we'll always provide an accurate transit time.