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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
There may be duties for personal effects. Shipper and consignee name should be the same. Consignee may need to be present with original passport for clearance. Consignments cannot be shipped to hotels but to individuals. Gifts and samples are dutiable..
- Passports, used laptops, gold or studded jewellery, etc
Before sending your parcel to India, please make sure that none of the items in your parcels contravene the restrictions imposed by customs at destination.
Customs website: http://www.cbec.gov.in/
After you have paid for a shipping service to India, 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 India 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 India, 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
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
To us at RapidParcel.com there's really no such thing as an unimportant package delivery to Surat, and that's because we see every package delivery to Surat as being equally important. Whether you're a corporate customer arranging bulk shipping or an individual sending a Surat parcel delivery to a distant loved one, to you your shipping is vital, and we feel exactly the same way. We like to feel that the quickest glimpse at our website will underline this fact - the couriers we use are the kind of tried and trusted names that you'll recognise and have confidence in for your Surat shipping, and extras such as comprehensive shipping protection serve to offer even greater assurance of the fact that your parcel delivery is in the safest of hands.
Surat is one of the fastest growing cities in India, with a population that has doubled in the decade since 2001. Its economy is driven largely by the textile and diamond industries, the latter in particular, with up to 92% of the world's diamonds being cut and polished in Surat. This has led to the city earning the nickname "the diamond capital of the world", and has contributed hugely to a GDP of 11.5% - one of the highest in India. In 2005, Surat's diamond industry earned the country US$15 billion in exports alone. Other large industries in the city include textiles and, in recent years, a booming real estate sector.
With this growth and expansion set to continue, it's easy to envisage a growing call for Surat parcel delivery in the coming years, and RapidParcel.com is perfectly situated to respond to that call.
We've streamlined our booking process to the point where corporate and personal customers alike will appreciate the ease with which they can arrange a parcel delivery to Surat, whilst maintaining the flexibility and broad range of choices that mean each parcel delivery can be tailored to suit your personal needs. Whilst almost every courier company can promise to inform their customers when their Surat shipping has arrived safely, we don't feel this is good enough. If you send a Surat package delivery via RapidParcel.com you'll be able to access our site and track the progress of whatever you're shipping to Surat in and out of every depot along the way. This, alongside our regularly updated blog, means you'll have every bit of information necessary to be truly relaxed and certain about the progress of your package delivery to Surat. Of course, the same is true for shipping across India, so you can keep the same virtual eye on the parcel delivery to Pune or a package delivery to Ahmadabad that you send.
We know we can trust our couriers, and our customers know they can trust us, but we think that trust can only be strengthened by giving the customer all the information They'd wish for.