Home»New Zealand»Auckland

Auckland

Auckland shipping that’s more convenient than ever

  • Book Now
  • Map
  • Customs
  • Documents Needed
  • Restricted Goods
  • Packing Advice
  • Shipment Protection
  • National Holidays
  • FAQs

Get a Free Quote

UNITED KINGDOM

Your Package Details

Quote Me Now

This option is for sending paper documents only.

You MUST enter the correct weight [kg] and dimensions [cm]
Failure to do so will result in surcharges being applied to your card

Customs

When sending Personal Effects, the owner of the goods must complete an Unaccompanied Baggage Declaration NZCS218 and provide copy of their passport and relevant visa to customs. Clearance delays up to 48 hours can occur. There will be a clearance fee of USD20.00, admin fee NZD150.00 plus GST (15%) payable prior to clearance.

Before sending your parcel to New Zealand, please make sure that none of the items in your parcels contravene the restrictions imposed by customs at destination.

Customs website: http://www.customs.govt.nz/

Download a customs form by clicking the link below:
NZCS218

Documents Needed

After you have paid for a shipping service to New Zealand, 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.

Restrictions

Goods travelling by 'Cargo' are subject to different restrictions to those travelling as carry-on luggage.

A shipment to New Zealand 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.

http://www.rapidparcel.com/help/prohibited-items.php

Packing Advice

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:

http://www.rapidparcel.com/help/packing-advice.php

Shipment Protection

When you book a shipping service to New Zealand, 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 damage.

National Holidays

  • 01/01/2018 - New year's day
  • 02/01/2018 - New year's day holiday
  • 06/02/2018 - Waitangi day
  • 15/02/2018 - National lamb day
  • 25/04/2018 - Anzac day
  • 02/11/2018 - Day of the dead
  • 25/12/2018 - Christmas day
  • 26/12/2018 - Boxing day

FAQs

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

Example prices for New Zealand Parcel Delivery

Kg: 1 5 10 15 20 40

Courier Kg Service Type Transit Time Price
Express Services:Toggle
1kg World Express 3-5 business days *
£ 64.61 ex. VAT£ 64.61 inc. VAT
Book

A package delivery to Auckland, New Zealand, over 11,000 miles away, might seem like something of an expensive prospect. With Rapid Parcel's courier comparison service, however, you can be guaranteed of a great deal for all your Auckland shipping requirements. And not only are you almost certain to save money - you'll also save a significant amount of time. Instead of trawling through a plethora of Google results, you need only consult our concise shortlist.

Whatever the reason for your package delivery to Auckland, business or personal, Rapid Parcel will provide you with an outstanding courier, with demonstrable experience of Auckland shipping, who will get the job done quickly and effectively, while offering you great value for money.

Auckland, the largest and most populous city in New Zealand, is a much admired centre, and understandably so. In the 2009 'Mercer Quality of Living Survey' for the world's major cities, Auckland came fourth on the list. Warm summers, mild winters, high median personal income, a fascinating cultural heritage and a growing transport infrastructure are just a few more reasons why nearly one and half million people call Auckland home.

This latter point, the 'growing transport infrastructure', is made full use of by our select group of courier partners to ensure your package delivery to Auckland goes off without a hitch. Auckland airport, the State Highway Network, the Great North and Great South Roads and the modern rail network connecting outlying areas to the Central Business District are just some of the options our experienced couriers will exploit in the successful execution of your timely Auckland shipping project.

It really couldn't be easier to arrange your package delivery to Auckland. We'll collect your parcel from any location: your place of work, your home, your university halls of residence, a friend's house... in fact, anywhere just so long as it is within the UK and we can reasonably be expected to gain access. We can guarantee your package will be collected at or before 5.30pm, and with some of our couriers you can even specify a particular timeslot most convenient to yourself. The Rapid Parcel courier comparison service will give you all the details you need. Our Auckland shipping service isn't just about the successful and timely delivery of your package - it's about ensuring you, our valued customer, experience as little difficulty and save as much money as possible.

With 25 years of experience in this competitive business sector, we have the necessary inside knowledge to identify only the very best couriers to undertake your package delivery to Auckland. Simply fill in our electronic booking form with your Auckland shipping details, and we'll take care of the rest.

Get Rapid Price