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Cheap parcel delivery to Italy

Shipping to Italy couldn't be easier with Overland Express. Regardless of whether you need to send documents or send a present to loved one or friend in Italy, we have solutions to cater for all parcel delivery requirements.

Our Quote tool will give you an immediate price for a parcel or document delivery to Italy, simply enter the weights and dimensions of the item that you need to send, and hit the Quote button.

When you send a parcel, a cardboard box must be used for the outer packaging due to COVID-19 handling restrictions.

If you have any questions about sending goods to Italy or wish to discuss sending a specific item, please email us at sales@overlandexpress.co.uk.

By default, all items that you ship are insured to £50.00, with the options to enhance the insurance value of the goods that you are sending to Italy up to £20,000.00 (exclusions apply).

All our shipping services are fully tracked from collection to delivery.

The United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) on 31 December 2020, which now means that VAT and a courier handling surcharge will most likely be applied to any deliveries to and from Italy.

A commercial invoice is also required to describe the contents and the value of the goods that you are sending. The good news is that we will produce this document for you based upon the information that you enter at the time of booking your delivery.

This document consists of 3 pages and each of these pages should be printed out (printer required) and placed into an envelope that must be clearly marked 'Commercial Invoice' and attached to only ONE of the parcels that you are shipping to Italy.

The list below displays which of our courier services are available to Italy.

Courier Available
Parcel Force Yes
DHL Express delivery Yes
DHL Road shippment Yes
UPS Express parcel Yes
UPS Road package No
DPD parcel No
APC Overnight shippment No

Our DHL courier services will be collection directly from you, however, UPS deliveries can be dropped off at UPS Parcel Shops or collected from you.

Transit times can differ depending on where it is you're sending a parcel to in Italy. The table below lists these delivery time frames.

Destination Days
Send a parcel to Rome 1
Delivery to Milan 1
Shipping to Naples 1
Postage to Venice 1
Courier to Palermo 1 - 2
Post parcel to Bologna 1

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I send my work worldwide on a regular…

I send my work worldwide on a regular basis and I now use Overland Express for all my shipping. It is great to get such a personal service, they are always quick to answer emails and you even get to talk to a real person on the phone, who knows what they are doing. It is also good to know the insurance they offer really works as the insurance offered by most of the big companies have so many restrictions and exemptions. I have used Overland Express many times and I am very happy with their service and would recommend them to anyone.

Gary Southwell

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I have used Overland Express for 2…

I have used Overland Express for 2 years now. I use them to ship bass guitars which are a very large item and have found that they offer the best prices and a good choice of options.
But you only find out how good a company is when things go wrong. Recently there was an issue with a return to a shop, they had the item but due to a mix up within the shop the parcel was never booked in.
I would like to thank the guys at OE for the work you guys put in to help resolve this issue. With some shippers you can`t even speak to a real person never mind get someone to help you with a problem so having someone who you can e mail or speak to on the phone, helped resolve the issue with the shop.


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Needed to send my late husband's guitar…

Needed to send my late husband's guitar plus accessories to a family member.
I've never used a carrier other than Royal Mail before and was a bit nervous. (The parcel was too large for Royal Mail and I'd been warned against using a certain other carrier.)
The Overland Express website gave very helpful advice on how to prepare the guitar and protect it for transit.
I found the firm's customer service to be excellent. I was worried because online tracking informed me that only one parcel had been delivered. I phoned and got an answer straight away. Tom (I think) checked online for me and was very reassuring.
The second parcel was indeed delivered later in the day.

Mari Beagrie


Specialist Areas

If you are sending liquids, paints, perfumes or wheels, please press the tile below that best suits your requirements.

Why Choose Overland Express?

Cost Effective

Some of our competitors supply budget services at a fraction of the cost cheaper than our premium services, budget services can take up to 5 days to deliver vs overnight for our services, which means your customers are more likely to return, all for the sake of a couple of pounds.

Quote in Seconds

The only information that we require to provide a quotation are the sender's and recipient's postcode along with the dimensions of the parcel. We don't ask for your email address at this early stage as we have no intention of sending follow up emails should you leave before completing the booking.

Express Services

UPS, DHL, DPD, Parcel Force, APC, FedEx to name but a few courier providers that we have a working relationship with. These providers do fluctuate depending on what offers they can provide us with and the level of satisfaction that our customers have received from these parcel delivery companies.

Online Updates

The whereabouts of your parcel delivery can be instantly tracked by entering the tracking number into our courier partners web-site (links can be found on this site). The status is usually updated at every significant stage, which will allow you clearly see when the parcel has reached its final destination.

High Value Items

High value items are always risky to send by courier, some providers will not even accept such items let alone insure them. We offer both, we can ship expensive items worldwide and provide insurance up to £20,000.00 (exclusions apply) for just 2.00% of the items declared value.

Customer Assistance

Our UK call centre based customer support team are available to take your telephone call or answer your email questions on working days between 0830hrs and 1730hrs UK time. We also have a live chat facility on this web-site which is available at the same times as the call centre.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How long does it for my parcel or documents to be delivered to the recipient in Italy?
A. Depending on which courier service to Italy you choose, your parcel can be delivered to Italy as soon as the next working day.

Q. Can I send a parcel to anywhere in Italy?
A. Yes, you can send a parcel to anywhere in Italy, the more rural areas and Sardinia, may be subject to a Remote Area Surcharge.

Q. Can I still send a parcel to Italy after Brexit?
A. When you book a parcel delivery to Italy, a commercial invoice is required. We will provide you with this documentation free of charge upon completion of the booking of your parcel delivery to Italy.

Q. Which is the best courier to send a parcel to Italy?
A. That is an easy question to answer, obviously us! We only partner with industry giants, like DHL and UPS. Our buying power allows us to obtain great prices from these couriers to send a parcel to Italy, which we then pass on to you.

Q. Can I insure my parcel to Italy?
A. Yes, all of our parcel delivery services to Italy are automatically insured to £50.00, however, there is a further option to increase insurance your parcel delivery to Italy.