COURIER TO UK

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Document $11.90
Parcel $26.40

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Courier To UK: At DTDC Australia we are committed to providing hassle-free, timely, and reliable courier services both local and international. We are one of the world’s leading logistics and shipping services and are facilitators of cheap international shipping from Australia. Post and courier services have become an integral part of our lives and are used for E-commerce deliveries, document dispatch; surprise presents to loved ones, business logistics solutions, etc.

However, many people still hesitate to use courier services because of their reputation for inconvenient paperwork requirements and the exorbitant charges that used to be levied. Finding a service that runs freight from Australia to the UK that is fast, reliable, and yet affordable has been very difficult until DTDC Australia.

DTDC Express Limited’s mission has always been about delivering the highest quality of customer satisfaction and becoming the preferred courier service for all your local and international mailing and shipping requirements.

How to Send a Courier To UK; Procedure:

With DTDC Australia, sending a courier to the UK from Australia has never been more convenient and easier; just pack and send it to the UK via DTDC. All you have to do is to make a visit to our official website https://www.dtdcaustralia.com.au/ and generate a quick quote by entering your pickup and delivery addresses, dimensions of your package, its weight, item type (documents or parcel/ carton/ baggage), and the date of expected pickup or drop-off.

Next, you will be redirected to a page showing you all the available courier options including Economy, Express, Drop Ship, Door to Door, etc. The live prices for the requested date and the estimated delivery time will also be listed along with each individual courier service. Once you select one of our many services, you will need to enter details about the pickup and delivery addresses and also provide a description of the contents of the courier.

Click here to find a list of items that are prohibited by DTDC Australia in order to provide a smooth shipping experience and to comply with international freight regulations. Please note that all perishable items including most food and drink are banned by DTDC. Also note that items with batteries including mobile phones, tablets, laptop computers, power banks, etc. may or may not be accepted by carriers depending on battery specification. Contact us at sales@dtdcaustralia.com.au to find out more about your options for sending your parcel to the UK.

After entering the necessary details all that remains is payment. One can complete the payment procedure with the help of debit or credit cards or can opt for payment gateways such as PayPal. Note that the initial quote is based on the initial dimensions and weight provided by the customer. In case of any discrepancy or if you are unsure of the dimensions and weight of the package, you will be billed or refunded the difference accordingly. For such a case, additional charges will not be imposed.

After successful payment, you will be given a consignment number for future reference. Please mention the consignment number of your package in all communication with us. Also, your consignment number must be clearly printed on your parcel or envelope along with the mailing address.

We also offer a limited Loss/ Damage insurance on the package content value. Insurance can be provided at a rate of 2.5% of the declared value of contents to a maximum of AUD 4000 online; if you need further coverage then please email us at sales@dtdcaustralia.com.au. Please look through our Terms and Conditions before deciding to opt for Loss/ Damage Insurance.

You are advised to use secure packaging in order to minimize the possibility of any sort of damage. Please use properly fitted packaging and bubble wrap or any other sort of cushioning in case you are sending any fragile items. If you think that your package is highly fragile, think about using dedicated packing materials including packing peanuts, airbags, foam enclosures, or foam sprays. In case you are using cartons, please use only rigid cartons that are in good condition. After all, safe packaging is absolutely essential for a truly safe and risk-free shipping experience.

Pickup and Delivery Details

Our pickup and delivery options include:

  • Door Pickup and Door Delivery
  • Depot Drop-off and Door Delivery
  • Door Pickup and Port Delivery
  • Depot Drop-off and Port Delivery

For Depot Drop-off, the customer is requested to drop the parcel at our head office address at Unit 9 / 10 Ferngrove Place, Chester Hill, NSW 2162, Australia. Customers must either drop their shipment at our head office (which includes a little paperwork) or either post or courier their shipment to our head office along with the consignment number of your shipment clearly printed on the package apart from the mailing label. Please take care to ensure that the consignment number is perfectly legible and accurate. DTDC will not be held responsible in case of any loss occurring due to an incorrectly printed consignment number.

In case you want to shop at an Australian store or an Australian E-commerce website that only delivers locally and want to have it delivered to the UK, then we suggest you use our Depot Drop-off and Door Delivery option. Please have the seller/ retail outlet deliver to our head office near Sydney. Also, request the seller/ retail outlet to have your DTDC consignment number printed along with the mailing address.

Also, note that the door delivery and door pickup options are only available in certain metro cities and subject to the availability of delivery partners in the location and the Covid-19 guidelines and safety protocols in the location.

Our Services

DTDC Australia offers a large catalog of services that caters to all your courier and postal requirements. We offer air freight to the UK, sea freight to the UK and we are reportedly the cheapest courier to the UK from Australia.

We offer two dispatch categories, air freight, and shipping. The air freight is divided into two price tiers; economy and express. In addition, we also have documents express option for those who wish to send documents or similar items at a much faster speed. The estimated delivery times from Australia to the UK for each of them are as follows:

  • Air Freight Economy: 7 – 14 business days
  • Air Freight Express: 3 – 5 business days
  • Documents Express: 3 business days
  • Sea Freight: 29 – 45 business days (subject to the route taken and port of arrival)

We also offer tailor-made services for E-Commerce businesses and other companies who need regular logistical solutions for running freight between Australia and the UK. For Amazon sellers situated in Australia, DTDC Australia also offers deliveries to Amazon UK. Please contact our sales team at sales@dtdcaustralia.com.au for details regarding these services. Take the next step in expanding your enterprise and choose DTDC Australia to solve all your logistics problems.

Before you can estimate the cost of the courier, you must calculate the billable weight of your parcel. The billable weight is the greater of the actual weight of the parcel and the volume of the parcel (length X height X width) divided by 5000 in kg.

For documents express the price starts at AUD 60 up to 1kg and increases from there. For document economy air freight the price starts at AUD 11 till 1 kg. Airfreight economy starts at AUD 45 for 1 kg. Airfreight express service starts from AUD 90 for 1 kg. Sea Freight to the UK starts from AUD 600 for 30 kg. However, the costs mentioned here are subject to market fluctuations and carrier rates. For a quick quote please visit https://www.dtdcaustralia.com.au/ and enter the dimensions and weight of your package and the destination and pickup to get the available options and their estimated price.

Customs and International Regulations

International customs can be a very hectic and bothersome process. However, we at DTDC Australia are a recognized customs broker and we can help make the process quite easy for you. The customs and taxes will be levied based on the contents and value of the parcel that you are shipping. Customs fee will be charged on arrival in the UK and can either be charged to the recipient of the parcel or it can be charged back to you. The details of how much you will be charged in taxes for sending a courier to the UK will be displayed on our online shipping tracking tool.

Our online shipping tracking tool will help simplify the UK customs process, you will be required to fill some online forms regarding the contents and value of the package and you will be charged accordingly. DTDC Australia’s expertise with the UK customs procedure means that your courier will be subject to fewer delays and less red tape.

Courier To UK FAQs:

What is the cheapest courier service in the UK?

DTDC Global and its strategic partner DPD Group have been voted as UK’s favorite courier for the sixth year running in Money Savings Expert’s customer satisfaction survey.

Can we Courier food items to the UK?

Yes, you can send non-perishable food items by courier to the UK. Unfortunately, all kinds of perishable food and drink are prohibited in any DTDC couriers. DTDC Australia will not be held responsible for any damage or losses caused in such parcels.

What is the best courier service in Australia to the UK?

DTDC pride themselves on their time-critical service, so it may be an ideal option to courier to the UK with DTDC Australia if you require a wide range of delivery options and specific time slots. Just so you know, DTDC Global and its strategic partner DPD Group have been voted as UK’s favorite courier for the sixth year running in Money Savings Expert’s customer satisfaction survey.

What are the courier charges from Australia to the UK?

For documents express the price starts at AUD 60 up to 1kg and increases from there. For document economy air freight the price starts at AUD 11 till 1 kg. Airfreight economy starts at AUD 45 for 1 kg. Airfreight express service starts from AUD 90 for 1 kg. Sea Freight to the UK starts from AUD 600 for 30 kg. Please note that the prices listed here are subject to market variations and carrier price changes.

How do I send a courier to the UK?

To send a courier to the UK, you have to visit our website and fill in the details of your package i.e. its weight and dimensions and courier type (documents or parcel/ carton). Then you can generate a quick quote based on this information. From there follow the instructions given on our website and choose from any of the listed shipping options.

What is the cheapest way to send a parcel to the UK?

The cheapest way to send a parcel to the UK is by using DTDC Australia’s economy courier options including our economy air freight and sea freight based on the weight and size of your package and the number of days you need it shipped within.

How much does it cost to ship to England?

For documents express the price starts at AUD 60 up to 1kg and increases from there. For document economy air freight the price starts at AUD 11 till 1 kg. Airfreight economy starts at AUD 45 for 1 kg. Airfreight express service starts from AUD 90 for 1 kg. Sea Freight to the UK starts from AUD 600 for 30 kg. Please note that the prices listed here are subject to market variations and carrier price changes.