Shipping from UK to Canada with Overland Express is fast and efficient, with the fastest transit times and the lowest prices. You can get an instant quote for postage to Canada from UK by using our quick quote tool above.
We work in partnership with the best carriers in the industry, such as DHL, UPS and DPD and due to our purchasing power, we can offer you highly discounted rates. So if you are looking for the cheapest way to send a parcel to Canada, look no further than Overland Express.
A cardboard box must be used for the outer packaging due to COVID-19 handling restrictions.
All of our services are fully tracked and signed for and are door to door delivery, we also offer full insurance cover for valuable items, up to a maximum of £20,000.00. There are also various drop off options with DHL and UPS
Postage to UK from Canada
In addition to sending a parcel to Canada, we can also offer imports from Canada to the UK, at highly competitive rates. Just simply enter your details above for the lowest import rates.
Parcel delivery to Canada
Our transit times for sending a parcel to Canada are 1-3 working days, depending on the carrier. From Alberta to Quebec, we have the fastest delivery options.
Whether sending personal items, or commercial goods, all customs paperwork is generated for you free of charge. Please be sure to check that you are not sending prohibited items that are excluded from import into Canada, you can visit the Canada Border Services Agency here (https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html). You can send gifts up to a value of CAN$60.00 to someone in Canada free of duty and taxes.
Send documents to Canada
In addition to sending parcels to Canada, we also offer an express document service via DHL and UPS, with transit times as little as 1 working day. When sending documents to Canada, you do not need any Customs export paperwork.
Requirements for sending parcels to Canada
To send parcels to Canada, or to import them from Canada to the UK, a commercial invoice must be attached to the parcel. This is generated via our website during the booking process.
Please be sure to accurately describe the items being sent and enter the correct commodity codes (HS codes). Entering the correct value will allow Customs to easily assess any duty that may be payable and minimise any delays.
Postal code format for Canada
The correct post code format for Canada is a six character code as defined by the Canada Post Corporation and represents Alphabetic and numeric characters, such as k1A 1B1. Please be sure to leave a gap between each set of characters.
Packaging requirements when sending a parcel to Canada
When sending a parcel with us, please take some time to ensure that it is correctly packaged, this will reduce any chance of damage or delay, caused by insufficiently packed items. Please wrap any fragile items in a few layers of bubble wrap before inserting into the outer box. Please use new boxes, rather than previously used ones, as they offer a higher level of protection and use double walled boxes for larger or heavier items. You can fill any voids within the box with additional packaging material, or foam packaging peanuts. Please shake the box to check for any movement and add additional packing material if needed.
Once you are happy with the packaging, seal the box with 2-3 layers of strong parcel tape and attach the parcel label to the outside of the box, together with a commercial invoice (if applicable). It is also worth enclosing a further copy of the parcel label inside the box, should the original label become detached or damaged.
If you are insuring your items, please take a few minutes to read the insurance requirements that relate to packaging.
Should you have any questions relating to shipping to Canada, we can be contacted by phone during working hours, live chat or email.
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I am using Overlandexpress service for over a year to ship perfume outside the UK. I am pleased with their reliable service and friendly customer service.
We use these guys all the time and cannot fault their service. Site easy to use and very competitive prices. Excellent service. 10/10
Overland Express are a fantastic company, I use them to ship all of my Fragrance Shipments to the European countries that UPS serve.
We purposely try to keep our overheads down which enables us to offer you the lowest prices on international parcel delivery and domestic courier services. We avoid using advertising as someone has to pay for this, that someone is you!
No waiting or the need to enter your email address to obtain a quote, just provide source and destination postcodes along with the dimensions of the parcel that you wish to send, and you will immediately be presented with the price.
DHL, UPS, Parcel Force etc. - Enough said, we do not use budget courier service providers full stop. Having been in the parcel delivery industry for almost 30 years, we've seen the problems caused by these 'budget' provider's first hand.
Our DHL options utilise the Short Messaging Service (SMS) alerts to notify you (and the recipient if chosen) when your parcel is due to be delivered, yes, a bit old school now, however, very convenient as no apps are required to receive the notification.
Have you ever tried to ship perfume and cosmetics? We can provide bespoke shipping services specifically for these difficult to send products, see our specialist pages above for more information and how to package and post these niche items.
You will not find a better customer services team in the courier industry that are contactable via telephone, if you don't believe us, read our reviews on Trustpilot, most comment on how professional and helpful our UK based team are.