Send a Parcel to Peru

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Sharing borders with Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador, Peru is situated in west South America. Thanks to habitats from the Pacific Coast, Amazon Basin and Andes mountains, Peru is an extremely bio-diverse country. As a result, it attracts lots of attention from eco-tourists who want to study its unique wildlife and explore its various regions. The long standing bilateral relationship between the United Kingdom and Peru maintains a good level of dialogue between its authorities, as a result of investment, trade, and cooperation. As a result, Peru wants to negotiate a free trade agreement with Britain as the country prepares to leave the European Union. This is because even though Peru signed a trade agreement with the European Union in 2012, once Britain leaves the EU single market, the trade barriers with Britain that have eased since then would go back up, which could potentially increase the demand for cheap parcel delivery to Peru.

This potential for increased trade links between the two countries means that fast and cheap delivery to Peru is needed now more than ever. Below is some further information to assist you in finding cheap courier services to Peru.

Parcel Delivery To Peru

When it comes to selecting a cheap courier to Peru, you are greeted with a variety of options. Different services offering differing timescales for your cheap delivery to Peru depending on the urgency of the parcel. The quickest option is a 1-3 day special delivery option, which is perfect for those parcels that need to be delivered against a deadline. The slowest option comes in at up to 8 days’ delivery and this is usually one of our cheap courier services to Peru, thus making cheap parcel delivery to Peru a possibility for everyone. Of course, the overall delivery time will depend on other factors such as customs regulations at border control and which area of the country you are sending a parcel to. This is because some services can’t offer their “express” style delivery times to more rural areas of a country. If you have an exact postcode, this will help you receive accurate information when arranging to send a parcel to Peru. Also, note that cheap shipping to Peru isn’t conducted on a Saturday or Sunday.

Delivery Prices To Send A Parcel To Peru

Thanks to the variety of competitors offering Peru parcel delivery, the cost of delivery is quite competitive. For a quicker delivery speed, the price can begin at £34 and rise to £100 depending on the cheap courier to Peru. The cheapest parcel delivery to Peru cost is from as low as £15. Your final delivery price will depend on other factors too, such as the size of your parcel, the weight of your parcel and how many parcels you want to send. If you decide to add extra bonus features such as tracked delivery, signed delivery or insurance cover for your items, then this will also lead to a further increase in the cost. Peru parcel delivery sizes are usually determined by the courier companies themselves, however, as a general guide, these are the standard parcel delivery sizes of parcels from the Post Office for parcel delivery UK to Peru.

  • Small parcel: 45cm by 35cm by 16cm
  • Medium parcel: 61cm by 46cm by 46cm
  • Large parcel: up to 1.5 meters in length and up to a maximum of 5 meters in girth and length combined.

Do note that if your parcel is over 30kg, it is likely you will need to send multiple parcels in your parcel delivery UK to Peru.

Useful Information When Sending A Parcel To Peru

Each country has its own rules and regulations when it comes to what they allow you to import to their country. For some guidance, we’ve listed an example of items that are restricted and prohibited for parcheap shipping to Peru from UK. These lists aren’t complete; therefore, it’s up to you to ensure that you double check whether the items you are sending are legal or require specific licenses. Failure to do so may result in your item being undelivered.

Prohibited items for parcel delivery to Peru from UK

These items are not allowed to be included in parcels under any circumstances.

  • Mutilated maps of Peru
  • Used clothing and used shoes
  • Live animals and animal products
  • Animal or vegetable fats or oils
  • Any dairy products, including cheese
  • Coffee, tea and cereal products
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
  • Beverages, spirits, and vinegar
  • Organic chemicals
  • Fertilisers
  • Printed books, pictures, newspapers, and other products of the printing industry; typescripts, manuscripts, and plans
  • Ivory
  • Sweetener
  • Vitamin and mineral supplements
  • Iron, steel or copper
  • Textiles and textile articles

Restricted items for parcel delivery to Peru

These items may require a license or verification.

  • Meat and edible meat offal
  • Waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
  • Live trees and other plants including bulbs, roots and the like
  • Footwear, umbrellas, headgear, sun umbrellas, seat-sticks, walking-sticks, whips, riding crops and related items.
  • Prepared feathers and similar items, including artificial flowers and articles of human hair
  • Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces, and antiques
  • Illuminated signs, illuminated nameplates, and similar items

Addressing your parcel delivery to Peru

To ensure your parcel arrives at the correct location, you need to ensure it’s formatted for the country you are sending to. You should note that Peruvian postal addresses always include the type of street on the second line — for instance, an “Avenida”, “calle”, or a “jirón”.

Packing your parcel to Peru

You should ensure your parcel is packaged correctly for the items within. You need to ensure your parcel can endure any wear and tear that’s usually associated with long-haul parcel delivery. A good idea is to include the phone number of the recipient of the parcel to help assist the parcel delivery. Another tip is to always include a UK home address written on the parcel itself and on a separate piece of paper placed inside your parcel. This will help in case your parcel is unable to be delivered as your parcel can be returned to you. It’s important to remember that a parcel delivery company will not compensate in the event that this happens, therefore we recommend you include insurance cover for your items if you are sending items of high value.

You should also remove any previous labels that are currently on your delivery box as it can cause unnecessary confusion at customs or during the delivery process and result in the your parcel delivery to Peru from UK being unsuccessful. The last point to note is that if you are sending money in your parcel, to ensure it’s not at any risk of being stolen, don’t indicate on the parcel that you have money inside and do not send any loose coins, as this can put your parcel at an increased risk of theft.

If you require any further assistance or clarification about how to send a parcel to Peru from the UK, please do not hesitate to use our comparison tool online at Parcel Delivery. We can assist in providing you with further information to enable you to find the best deal for parcel delivery UK to Peru.