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This option is for sending paper documents only.
You MUST enter the correct weight [kg] and dimensions [cm]
do so will result in surcharges being applied to your card
Shipments containing personal effects must be cleared by consignee in a Customs office downtown Buenos Aires. Customs will require consignee's passport. Consignee will be expected to pay storage (if applicable). There will be duties and taxes to be paid by the consignee regardless of shipment contents.
Before sending your parcel to Argentina, please make sure that none of the items in your parcels contravene the restrictions imposed by customs at destination.
Customs website: http://www.afip.gov.ar/
After you have paid for a shipping service to Argentina, you will be redirected
to a page where you can download and print out the relevant shipping labels, i.e
AWB (Courier Air Waybills - barcode) - Proforma or Commercial invoice - Address label.
The above documents are standard for any international shipment.
Please note, if additional documentation is required for the import of any particular item, it is the
customer's responsibility to provide them at destination.
Goods travelling by 'Cargo' are subject to different restrictions to those travelling as carry-on
A shipment to Argentina is deemed unacceptable if: it is classified as
hazardous material, dangerous goods, prohibited or restricted articles by IATA (International Air
Transport Association), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) or other relevant organisation.
Many items which appear harmless in everyday use can pose danger on air transport and are consequently
forbidden for transport.
The following page displays a sampling of common prohibited and restricted goods.
Your parcel must be boxed and well packaged. This will reduce the risk of damage to any item during
transit or any associated automated distribution process.
Please be aware the item is not taken by hand from collection to destination and will visit many sorted
facilities on its journey. For that reason, you need to protect the items to ensure they make it from A
to B safely.
The following packaging guidelines are recommendations to assist you in packaging your shipment:
When you book a shipping service to Argentina, you will be able to choose an
appropriate level of cover for your shipment. We offer enhanced parcel protection for up to £2000
for a small additional fee.
If you do not purchase enhanced Shipment Protection, your shipment will be only covered to a maximum
value of £50 as per the limited liability set out in our
Terms & Conditions and subject to your
parcel passing minimum packaging requirements.
Please note that the declared value for customs purposes is not related to the declared value selected
for Shipment Protection. We encourage all customers to purchase shipment protection cover for loss or
- 01/01/2018 - New years day
- 31/01/2018 - Bicentennial of the constituent assembly of 1813
- 11/02/2018 - carnival
- 12/02/2018 - Carnival
- 20/02/2018 - Day of the battle of salta
- 24/03/2018 - Truth and justice memorial day
- 29/03/2018 - Good friday
- 31/03/2018 - Easter sunday
- 01/04/2018 - Bridge public holiday
- 02/04/2018 - Malvinas day / veteran's day
- 01/05/2018 - Labor day
- 25/05/2018 - Day of revolution
- 10/06/2018 - Day to celebrate sovereignty over the malvinas
- 16/06/2018 - Fathers day
- 20/06/2018 - National flag day
- 21/06/2018 - Bridge public day
- 03/07/2018 - Day of the child
- 09/07/2018 - Independence day
- 17/08/2018 - death of general jose de san martin
- 19/08/2018 - st martins day
- 13/09/2018 - Librarian's day
- 12/10/2018 - Día de la raza (day of the race)
- 12/10/2018 - Discovery of america
- 14/10/2018 - Day of respect for cultural diversity / columbus day
- 25/11/2018 - Day of national sovereignty
- 08/12/2018 - immaculate conception day
- 25/12/2018 - Christmas day
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the answer or advice you are looking for there, please use our enquiry form
The fact that RapidParcel.com is a web-based service has allowed us to streamline the process of shipping to Rosario to a degree that would have been unthinkable a few short years ago. It also means we can utilise new technology to allow customers to monitor their Rosario parcel delivery until theyâ€™re certain itâ€™s arrived safely, and this applies to both single consignments of a personal nature and also to larger volume corporate deliveries. We appreciate, however, that some people still feel uneasy about giving their payment details to a website, and so we go to great lengths to ensure that this aspect of our parcel delivery to Rosario is as excellent as the rest.
Rosario is one of Argentinaâ€™s major shipping centres, thanks to the presence of the Parana River and a 34ft deep port. Amongst the many goods exported from Rosario are lumber, flour, hay, meats, vegetable oils, corn, sugar, wheat, hides and wool. The city also boasts a broad industrial base, featuring, amongst other things, thriving iron, automobile parts, oil bottling, agricultural machinery and chemical industries. This has led to foreign companies such as Unilever, Petrobas, General Motors, ICI and Dow settling in the city. Argentinaâ€™s largest technological centre, the Polo TecnolÃ³gico Rosario, is also situated in Rosario, which specialises in research and development in the fields of software development, telecommunications and biotechnology.
Security is our priority throughout every aspect of our service
Security can take many forms. It may be the security of knowing that your Rosario shipping is being handled by one of the worldâ€™s leading couriers, because only the best are allowed on our website. The security you crave might also take the form of being able to monitor your parcel through each part of its journey via our website rather than, as with many other courier companies, having to wait until it arrives to receive confirmation of its safety. For many, however, security is rooted in the way in which your payment details are handled. Our payment partner, WorldPay, is one of the most trusted payment processors available. Each day they handle millions of payments from all four corners of the planet, and each individual payment is subject to fifty separate checks. What this means is that when you book your delivery with RapidParcel.com you can be certain that your personal details will be treated with the same care, security and respect as your package delivery itself..
It's the same for every payment you make to us, whether itâ€™s for a package delivery to Rosario, a Cordoba parcel delivery or a package delivery to Buenos Aires, you can be certain that your personal details will remain secure and safe.
It's all about removing worries and concerns from the customer â€“ whether itâ€™s seeking out the best courier, negotiating the best deal, tracking your shipping to Rosario or ensuring that your personal details remain just that, we take the worry out of parcel delivery.
Finally, we make sending your package all the more affordable than with any other service. Our rates are kept low thanks to the massive buying power we have with our carrier partners, and to see just how low you can take a look at the sample table of rates below. To see what your options are simply complete the few steps in our booking form to be presented with all the prices and services available from our carriers.