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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
Personal effects shipments and gifts may not be exempt from duties and taxes.
Personal effects shipments must be cleared by the actual consignee. Goods cannot be cleared by the courier or outside broker unless the consignee pay duties and taxes based on the value stipulated by customs after inspection. The receiver may need to travel to assist with clearance.
Before sending your parcel to Canada, please make sure that none of the items in your parcels contravene the restrictions imposed by customs at destination.
Customs website: http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/
After you have paid for a shipping service to Canada, 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 Canada 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 Canada, 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
- 29/03/2019 - Good friday
- 01/04/2019 - Easter monday
- 20/05/2019 - Victoria day
- 01/07/2019 - Canada day
- 02/09/2019 - Labour day
- 14/10/2019 - Thanksgiving day
- 25/12/2019 - Christmas day
- 26/12/2019 - Boxing day
We have a detailed and comprehensive Help Section here. If you cannot find
the answer or advice you are looking for there, please use our enquiry form
We like to think that RapidParcel.com is the perfect courier comparison and booking website for someone to come to if they've never sent a parcel to Quebec City before, due to the way in which we keep the process straightforward and are on hand to offer help and advice every step of the way. Our corporate customers, in particular, are more used to the complexities sometimes thrown up by the world of international shipping, and with a dedicated corporate customer agent at the end of the phone they can book safe in the knowledge that we offer the best possible service for their Quebec City shipping needs.
In this age of globalisation and connectivity, it's easy to imagine that virtually all business deals can be done online and, while this is often the case, there are still plenty of occasions when a sale will depend on an actual object or hard copy paperwork being sent overseas, and it's then that knowing how well we'll handle your package delivery will put your mind at ease.
Quebec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec and, with a population of just under half a million it is the second most populous city in the region after Montreal. The city is prosperous, with an unemployment rate below that of the national average. Many jobs are in the government sector, reflecting the city's role as an administrative centre, but it also has a thriving manufacturing sector, concentrated on the production of items such as paper, electrical equipment and processed food.
If you have business interests linked to Quebec, there are many reasons you might need to make a delivery to Quebec. For example it could be that you have a new component that a factory is interested in installing. Obviously plans, descriptions and blueprints will tell part of the story, but in order to truly close the deal you'll have to put the component in the hands of your prospective client. That's when you need a courier company that you know will handle your parcel delivery quickly and efficiently.
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We enable you to choose from an exclusive list of the leading courier companies. You'll know and trust these names, so you'll know the parcel you're shipping is in safe hands. What's more, as a corporate customer, you'll be able to make use of our special corporate features, such as a personal adviser and special rates which ensure that the more you ship the less you pay for each individual delivery.
The same applies throughout Canada, so you'll make savings on a parcel delivery to Edmonton or a package delivery to Vancouver as well as on your Quebec City shipping. Once your package is on its way, you'll be able to track its progress via our website, thus removing the stress of wondering how close to its destination it is. So, when your profits depend upon a safe, speedy, efficient and secure courier service, log on to RapidParcel.com and you'll be just minutes away from starting to close that sale.
Of course RapidParel.com is not exclusively a business-to-business service. We offer excellent discounted rates and the same quality of service from the same world-class carriers for individual customers as well.