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Your Package Details
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
The importation of certain products into a country is restricted in order to protect the economy and
safety of its citizens. The restrictions may be imposed by Customs or by any other agency which has
We provide a shipping service only and Customs at the parcel's destination will determine whether any
charges are payable on your package. All duties, taxes and/or quarantine fees applied are at the
discretion of local customs or governmental organisations and are out of our control.
If the addressee refuses to pay duties/taxes, the parcel may be held, returned (if allowed by Customs)
or destroyed, and additional costs may be incurred. As per Terms and Conditions, those charges will be
billed to the sender.
Please note, no shipping costs are recoverable for parcels held or destroyed, even if shipping
protection cover has been purchased.
Majority of parcels can be delivered door to door, once it has cleared customs at destination. However,
some countries have a door to airport service only. In those countries, the recipients may have to
present themselves to either Customs or the local courier's office to take possession of their
We advise you to verify independently, all Customs, Governmental and Quarantine regulations. These rules
can and do frequently change without prior notice or recourse.
World Customs Organisation
Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI)
It is now a requirement that all exporters sending freight outside of the E.U must have an EORI number
if they are VAT registered.
If you have any queries regarding the EORI application process then please visit the
After you have paid for a shipping service to Ireland, 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 Ireland 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 Ireland, 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
As a discerning customer, you'll expect your parcel delivery to Ireland
to be prompt, problem-free and great value for money - which is doubtless
why you've come to Rapid Parcel's courier comparison website today. After
you have keyed your requirements into our electronic form, our unique
software will provide you with a list of reliable, high-speed couriers,
all of whom will have met with our full approval and are leading carriers
well known within our industry. All that remains then is for you to
compare their prices, make your decision and book your courier using our
online service. Just a handful of clicks, and your Ireland package
delivery will be booked.
Whether your parcel delivery to Ireland is intended for the bustling
centre of Dublin, or a destination in the dramatic countryside of
County Donegal or County Galway on the West Coast, you can be confident
that Rapid Parcel will ensure that your Ireland package delivery takes
place on schedule and without incident. Our couriers make the best use
of Ireland's transport infrastructure to ensure that your parcel
delivery to Ireland arrives on time every time. With the help of our
courier partners, your parcel delivery to Ireland is guaranteed to get
there safely and securely.
Rapid Parcel are constantly endeavouring to create better and easier
ways to facilitate your Ireland package delivery - or, indeed, your
parcel deliveries to anywhere else in the world. Take our new bulk
consignments booking feature, for example.
If you're one of our Amazon or eBay retailer clients, you can now save
a huge amount of a time by bulk uploading your information into our
system and then selecting the best deals available from a wide network
of international couriers. So now delivering large quantities of
products to customers in disparate locations all over the world can be
organised with just a few keystrokes and mouse clicks. Our bulk
uploading capability is great for your business, and it's just one of
the many labour-saving features we have developed for our customers.
With 25 years of experience in this complex business sector, we have
developed a thorough understanding of the industry and its best
practices when it comes to courier services. When selecting a courier
through Rapid Parcel to use for your Ireland package delivery, you can
rest assured that we only work with the very best - something that
should give you added peace of mind. Our courier comparison software
will only ever present you with a choice of service providers who can
ensure that your parcel delivery to Ireland is both swift and
Book your Ireland package delivery now, using our quick and intuitive
interface: you're sure to get a great deal.