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Send a Parcel to France from the UK

If you want to ship a parcel to France from the UK we have you covered. Whether you need to deliver a package to Paris, Marseille or Nice overnight, or you are shipping to a small village, our options can get your parcel safely there.

In this article we’ll give you tips on choosing the best parcel courier, gathering the documents, getting it through customs and properly labeling your parcel. There are options when deciding how to send your parcel to France, and Happy Post can help you find the best choice for your needs.

Read on for all you need to know to send a parcel to France.

Simplify Your Parcel Journey to France with Happy Post

When it comes to sending parcels to France from the UK, Happy Post is your trusted partner. We specialize in making international parcel shipping effortless for you. Here's how Happy Post can simplify your experience:

Effortless Online Booking

At Happy Post, we've streamlined the process. To send a parcel to France, all you need to do is fill out a simple online form.
Say goodbye to the complexities of international shipping. We take care of it all, ensuring a smooth and convenient experience.

Expert Handling of Customs Procedures

Sending parcels to a foreign country, such as France, involves customs requirements and paperwork.
Happy Post ensures that every official document, like the customs invoice, is provided for your package, with clear descriptions of the parcel contents and value. All you need to do is make sure that the customs related details are properly filled in when you configure the parcel.

Preparing Your Parcel for France

We guide you through the necessary documents, including the address label, air waybill, and customs invoice, ensuring your parcel reaches its destination reliably.

Packaging Tips

Be sure to carefully wrap contents of your package in styrofoam, bubble wrap or packing paper, and use a box with adequate room. To make sure your parcel makes it to France without damage, check out our helpful tips to package your parcel.

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FAQ: Common Questions When Sending a Parcel to France

What are the delivery times for sending a parcel to France?

Most parcels can reach France in 3-10 days. Express service will get your parcel to France quicker. If you select economy, parcels may take 3-9 days depending on the service.

What Public Holidays In France Affect Delivery?

Major public holidays, like July 14, Bastille Day, and New Year’s Day, January 1 can impact transit times. If you are shipping to France during public holidays, always check delivery timetables in advance.
Christmas is a major holiday in France, so allow for extra time due to the volume of deliveries taking place. Deliveries do not take place December 24 and 25 for the Christmas holiday.
Check here for a complete list of French public holidays.

What items are restricted from entering France?

Common restricted items you can not ship to France include:

  • Flammable items

  • Metals or stones

  • Items containing saccharin

  • Playing cards

  • Weapons

  • Chemicals

  • Some nuts

  • Plants

  • Diamonds

  • Counterfeit items

  • Animal products

There is a more exhaustive list of prohibited items, so be sure to check the UK Duties and Customs website.

Happy Post: We Help You Ship Your Parcel to France

Happy Post makes it easy to ship packages to France. We provide a range of options with various carriers, so you can get the best deal in shipping rates. Just start by getting a quote through our online calculator. Compare prices and delivery times, then book a service! Before sending, make sure you have your parcel packaged securely boxed and labeled. The carrier will provide you with the correct customs forms to fill in.

Finally, just choose convenient home pickup or you can bring your parcel to a drop-off location near you where it will then be delivered to the courier. Happy Post helps you send your package to France safely and without hassle!