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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
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 Thailand, 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 Thailand 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 Thailand, 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
- 01/01/2020 - New year's day
- 06/04/2020 - Chakri day
- 13/04/2020 - Songkran days (thai new year)
- 14/04/2020 - Songkran days (thai new year)
- 15/04/2020 - Songkran days (thai new year)
- 01/05/2020 - Mid year day (banks only)
- 05/05/2020 - Coronation day
- 12/08/2020 - Queen's birthday
- 23/10/2020 - Chulalongkorn day
- 05/12/2020 - King's birthday
- 10/12/2020 - Constitution day
- 31/12/2020 - New year's eve
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
For the safe and secure transportation of your parcels when you're
shipping to Thailand you'll need a courier service you can trust who will
handle your packages with care and provide you with all the advice and
packing materials you need. RapidParcel.com offers just such a service.
Our courier comparison and booking service has brought together the most
well-known and trusted carriers in the world in one place so our
customers can benefit from both the service comparison features of our
site and the low-cost rates these couriers offer on every parcel delivery
We know that, although every package entrusted with our courier
partners is treated with care, those that have been packed properly
stand a greater chance of arriving at their destination undamaged. It's
only natural, therefore, that we not only recommend that every parcel
delivery to Thailand is packaged correctly, but we offer helpful tips
on safe packing on our website and have a shop dedicated to selling all
the materials you'll need to secure your items when shipping to
Thailand or anywhere else.
The export quality packing materials that you'll need for your parcel
delivery to Thailand may include boxes, bubble wrap and tape, all of
which our online shop sells and all of which are made to withstand the
rigours of international shipping.
Thailand is an emerging economy that has had periods of rapid growth
pushed forward by industry, their burgeoning finance sector and massive
amounts of foreign investment. The automotive, electronics and
agricultural sectors have contributed to this growth, but tourism is
the sector that has gone from strength to strength. This is not
surprising because this beautiful country, with its long and dramatic
history, has so much to offer its visitors. The waterfalls and palm
tree-lined white sandy shores of Ko Chang, the 14th century Buddhist
temple at Chiang Mai, and arguably some of the most stunning islands in
the world, the Phi Phi islands, made famous in the blockbuster film
"The Beach", are just some of the reasons why tourists flock to this
land. Where there are tourists there is a need for a courier service
for shipping to Thailand all those items forgotten in the rush to pack;
where there are businesses keen to trade with the outside world there
is a need for a reliable courier service; and where there is a
population of over sixty-five million there are relatives and friends
back home who would appreciate a parcel delivery to Thailand from time
Shipping to Thailand is easy with RapidParcel.com. Simply complete our
quick and easy booking form and select the service and rate that best
suits you from the list of leading couriers we'll present to you. No
salespeople and no fuss - just professional shipping to Thailand.