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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
A parcel delivery to Cork through RapidParcel.com could be the best way to say thank you
If you’re looking for a delivery service that combines ease of use with efficiency and value for money then you need look no further than RapidParcel.com, the world’s leading courier comparison and booking website.
These days the world seems smaller than it ever has been, with budget airlines and economy package holiday deals bringing international travel within the reach of just about everybody. Once you’ve done your travelling, and you’re relaxing and thinking back on all those fantastic memories, you might wish to say thank you to some of the people you met along the way. New-found friends, family members who offered you food and board for a while, perhaps just a stranger who helped make your trip a little more enjoyable – if you want to do something special in return then a parcel delivery to Cork could be the most meaningful way to do so. Whilst a written note, a Twitter post or a Facebook update may get the basic message across, a Cork package delivery will ensure that your Irish friends or family know exactly just how much their help meant to you. A solid, tangible symbol of your gratitude in the form of a lovingly chosen gift delivered straight into their hands will be worth a thousand words.
Carriers you can trust at rates you won’t believe
Once you’ve decided to make that gesture and arrange shipping to Cork, you’ll want to be sure that the service you’re using is of the highest possible standard. At RapidParcel.com we’ve worked with the best in the business for the past twenty-five years – couriers whose names you’ll recognise as being at the very top of the profession and who we’ve grown to trust through our extensive dealings with them. What’s more, the relationship we’ve built up with these couriers means that we’re in a position to offer the very best deals possible. Our size and strength has enabled us to negotiate exclusive rates for your Cork package delivery, rates you won’t be able to find elsewhere, not even if you go direct to the couriers themselves.
And it’s not just about price. Your parcel delivery to Cork will be handled with all the care and professionalism you could possibly ask for. We’ll treat your special delivery with the kind of care and consideration you’d use yourself, and make sure it arrives exactly when and where you want it to arrive, and in perfect condition.
It’s not just when handling a parcel delivery to Cork that we can make these promises. Whether you’re shipping to Belfast, or wish to arrange a Dublin parcel delivery, our standards remain as high as ever. All that remains for you to do is to use our system to find the courier service and deal that precisely matches your needs.
Below you will find a table that contains some sample prices for delivering to Cork. These prices are merely examples and should you decide that you want to know exactly how much it would cost to send your packages, you will need to complete our quick and easy Rapid Quote form, then choose from the services and prices presented by our carriers.