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Mersin, Turkey

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Customs

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.

Restrictions

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.

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 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

  • 01/01/2018 - New year's day
  • 23/04/2018 - National sovereignty
  • 06/05/2018 - Hidirellez festival
  • 19/05/2018 - Youth & sports day
  • 30/08/2018 - Victory day
  • 29/10/2018 - Republic 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

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Example prices for Turkey Parcel Delivery

Kg: 1 5 10 15 20 40

Courier Kg Service Type Transit Time Price
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1kg Rapid Priority 3-4 business days *
£ 67.80 ex. VAT£ 67.80 inc. VAT
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1kg World Express 2-3 business days *
£ 51.48 ex. VAT£ 51.48 inc. VAT
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1kg Rapid Economy 4-6 business days *
£ 59.04 ex. VAT£ 59.04 inc. VAT
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There are lots of factors to consider when selecting a firm to deal with your package delivery to Mersin. The level of service applied to your Mersin shipping is top of the list, of course, and that's why we only work in partnership with couriers who've reached our demanding standards on the many occasions that we've worked with them. Other things you'll no doubt be on the lookout for when organising your Mersin package delivery will be the simplicity of the booking system, whether it's easy to follow or not, and how much of your valuable time is going to be taken up. RapidParcel.com ticks all the boxes but we realise that, very often, whether you're an individual working to a tight personal budget or a business looking to keep down overheads, the cost of your Mersin parcel delivery will be at the very top of your priorities, and we make sure that you won't be disappointed where cost is concerned either.

Mersin is a bustling port city lying on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Its importance to the economy of Turkey lies mainly in the fact that the port is the largest in the country, boasting 45 piers and being capable of handling 6,000 ships per year. The Mersin Free Zone, which lies next to the port, is home to many different businesses, such as engineering workshops, warehouses, exhibition centres and labelling facilities. The zone is also a centre for foreign investment, with strong links to markets in North Africa, East and West Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and the Russian Federation. The size of its port means that Mersin is a hub for vessels travelling to and from many European countries.

It doesn't matter if your package delivery to Mersin is commercial in nature, wishing to cash in on the city's booming economy, or something more personal such as a gift for a distant friend or a means of making sure that someone who's far away from home knows that they're in your thoughts, you'll be eager to secure the best possible price for your Mersin shipping. In years gone by, this would have involved finding the couriers you knew could be trusted with your parcel delivery to Mersin and then haggling over the price, having to go from courier to courier securing quotes until eventually getting a price to suit your pocket. At RapidParcel.com, we think that's our job, so we drew up a list of the very best couriers around and then used our scale and long-term business dealings with them to negotiate market-leading prices for your Mersin parcel delivery. They offer us the kind of deals they don't offer anywhere else because they trust us as much as we trust them. Even customers who go straight to the couriers aren't going to be offered the prices for shipping to Mersin that we've negotiated, and we make sure that our customers gain the maximum benefit possible from this, with the same applying to a parcel delivery to Adana, a package delivery to Bursa or shipping to anywhere else in Turkey.

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