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Failure to do so will result in surcharges being applied to your card


Local Customs authorities have prohibited the shipping of mobile phones (excluding companies with import license).

Any shipments valued above 75 euros will go through formal customs clearance. Turkish Customs will impose a fixed charge of 250 EUROS for all shipments that are returned due to failed clearance.

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

Customs website: http://www.gumrukticaret.gov.tr/

Documents Needed

After you have paid for a shipping service to Turkey, 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 luggage.

A shipment to Turkey 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.


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:


Shipment Protection

When you book a shipping service to Turkey, 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

  • 01/01/2024 - New year's day
  • 23/04/2024 - National sovereignty
  • 06/05/2024 - Hidirellez festival
  • 19/05/2024 - Youth & sports day
  • 30/08/2024 - Victory day
  • 29/10/2024 - Republic day


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 Turkey Parcel Delivery

Kg: 1 5 10 15 20 40

Courier Kg Service Type Transit Time Price
Express Services:Toggle
1kg World Express 5-7 business days *
£ 74.75

It doesn't matter what kind of a holidaymaker you are, from time to time everyone feels the need to take souvenirs back home at the end of a jaunt to far off lands. Veteran travellers, all-inclusive tourists, gap year backpackers and families alike all want to take mementos as reminders of their special time overseas. Whether it's a bundle of designer clothing you simply can't find at home, the toys you found in the little shop on the corner that'd be perfect for a young relative or anything else that you picked up along the way, the temptation is to take advantage of what might be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and stock up. And that's where the problems could start. It's the ultimate nightmare scenario - on the final day of your holiday in the UK when you pack your cases you discover that there's simply too much to cram in. The zip won't close, your hand luggage is full to bursting, every pocket is up to the brim, and still there are lots of items scattered around the room. Even if you did somehow manage to fit all of it into your luggage, you'd be asked to pay steep extra charges for going over your airline's specified weight limits, so there are only two options - leave some of your treasured mementos behind or organise shipping to Izmir.

In previous years, spending the final day of your holiday arranging a package delivery to Izmir would have been a terrible prospect but, thanks to RapidParcel.com, Izmir shipping can be simple, quick and easy to book, and is well within the reach of any tourist. You can access our website via a computer or our mobile-optimised website (Mobisite) on your phone, and once you've logged on, you'll find the process of booking a parcel delivery to Izmir has been cut right back to just six simple steps.

We've compiled a list of couriers for you to choose from and you'll immediately notice that the couriers we'll be using to handle your Izmir parcel delivery are the finest and most trusted names in international shipping. Not only have we found the best couriers for your shipping to Izmir we've also negotiated the best deals possible with them, because we understand that the last thing you want to do on the last day of your holiday is to go from courier to courier haggling over the price for an Izmir package delivery. Simply choose the courier and deal that best suit your needs and then book your package delivery to Izmir. In line with our commitment to customer convenience, we'll collect the Izmir shipping from anywhere in the UK, so that not a second of your valuable holiday time will be wasted. Holiday camp, guest house, hotel or the home of a relative - wherever you are, if there's access we'll collect your shipping to Izmir.

At RapidParcel.com we feel our excellence, flexibility and commitment to customer service make us the perfect choice when your holiday souvenirs are in jeopardy; so if you need anything shipping to Izmir, or you need to send a parcel delivery to Ankara or a package delivery to Istanbul, then come to us.

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