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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
Shipments delivered via Rapid Express Saver will not necessarily be delivered to the addressee personally. The Carrier may deliver a package to the addressee shown on the barcode label or to any other person appearing to have authority to accept delivery of the package on the addressee's behalf (such as persons at the same premises as the addressee or neighbours of the addressee). When shipping to residential address, if the drop off location is in a 'safe' area, then the courier driver will leave the parcel at your doorstep.
When sending personal effects, the form CF3299 should be filled out and included with invoices to help with clearance.
Medical devices, drugs, etc. must comply with FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulations and submit prior notice electronically at: www.fda.gov
Before sending your parcel to United States, please make sure that none of the items in your parcels contravene the restrictions imposed by customs at destination.
Customs website: http://www.cbp.gov/
Download a customs form by clicking the link below:
After you have paid for a shipping service to Usa, 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 Usa 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 Usa, 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
In our many years we've handled countless parcels and this experience enables us to offer a standard of service unmatched in our field. If you want to arrange a package delivery to Austin and need to be certain that your parcel will reach its destination quickly, safely and smoothly, then you can rest assured that the courier companies we work with will get the job done effortlessly time after time.
The city of Austin is the state capital of Texas, one of the largest states in the USA, and home to over three quarters of a million people. It is a major business hub, home to the headquarters of four Fortune 500 corporations, as well as the offices of a host of hi-tech companies such as Google, Apple Inc., eBay/PayPal and Hewlett-Packard. It's not all business though, as Austin is fiercely proud of its reputation as a hotbed of eccentricity, hence the local motto 'Keep Austin Weird', which is also meant to encourage local businesses and entrepreneurs and is a movement strong enough in Austin to have warranted mentions in Bloomberg Businessweek, Entrepreneur and Time magazines.
All this adds up to a persuasive drive for Austin shipping and, if you want to take part in that drive and organise a parcel delivery to Austin, then you won't find anybody offering you a better all-round deal than RapidParcel.com. The key phrase is 'all-round' - every individual aspect of your Austin shipping will be tailored to suit both your needs and your pocket. We don't offer just any bunch of couriers for you to choose from because we've already done the difficult part and weeded out the weaker companies, leaving you to make a selection from only the best and most firmly established courier companies there are. We appreciate that many people making a package delivery to Austin will do so with a degree of urgency. You may be sending a vital piece of business paperwork or a Valentine's Day gift to somebody, wanting them to know in the most tangible terms that you're thinking of them even though they're far away. In cases like these and many others, you'll be grateful that RapidParcel.com offers next-day delivery on any package delivery to Austin. Not for us the vague promise of a parcel handed over within two or three working days to the USA, because we appreciate our customers want a service which removes the uncertainty and frustrating wait to find out exactly if and when your Austin Shipping has arrived.
What's more, this level of service isn't going to break the bank. Our long-term relationship with our couriers means we are in a position to draw fantastic deals out of them and pass these savings onto you, whether it's for Austin shipping, a parcel delivery to Detroit or shipping to San Jose. Simply consult our website, make your booking and let us do the rest.