Excess Baggage to Canada
Regulations Carriers are unable to deliver to PO Boxes – a full street address or local telephone number is required.
Please be aware that personal effects shipments and gifts may not be exempt from duties and taxes. Please contact Canadian Customs Authorities for more information.
Personal effects shipments must be cleared by the actual consignee. Goods cannot be cleared an outside broker unless the consignee is willing to pay duties and taxes based on the value stipulated by customs after inspection. The receiver may need to travel to assist with clearance.
An Airline Handling Charge of £40 is applicable to all Airport arrival shipments and weight is calculated by actual weight or volumetric weight whichever is the greater. Minimum Shipment weight is 25Kgs.
Air freight rates are calculated on the greater of the actual weight or volumetric weight, the formula is calculated Length cm x Height cm x Width cm divided by 6000 or 4000 depending on service.
Door to Airport Shipments exclude Customs Clearance, Destination Port/Airport Fees & Delivery at Destination.
Air Freight & Sea Freight Door to Door Shipments include the above services but exclude Duties & Taxes, Cargo Dues fees in South Africa (unless prepaid on collection) and Quarantine Fees in Australia & New Zealand, Deliveries on door to door shipments are based on a 50km/30 mile radius from Port of Entry shown on the contract.
Sea Freight Door to Port.
Our Door to Port Excess Baggage shipping service allows you to collect your shipment on its arrival at the destination port. In most cases, as the owner/sender, you will need to collect your Excess Baggage personally, clear it through customs and settle any terminal charges, customs duty, local tax or wharfage fees – including, where applicable, New Zealand/Australia quarantine fees.