Shipping to Egypt from the UK may sound complicated, but Parcel Monkey keeps it simple.
You can send parcels cheaply to Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Luxor and more with our shipping quote calculator. Simply enter the weight and dimensions of your parcel and you'll be able to find the cheapest postage to Eygpt by comparing courier prices and transit times all in one place.
Here are some examples of prices to send a parcel to Egypt. We have many options, so for a personalised quote please enter the weight of your item into the quote box below.
Egypt may have a troubled recent past but there's business to be done and families to send items to via international courier services. There is a large number of tourists visiting Egypt throughout the year to and this in turns drives up the number of parcels sent from the UK.
The history of the country is as well-documented as it is lengthy, with many of the world's most important historic sites located within its borders. It's one of the most populous countries in either Africa or the Middle East with no fewer than eighty-one million inhabitants and a landmass of a similar size to Ethiopia.
We can help you send a small package to Egypt for under £15 with DPD. They can send a parcel from the UK to Egypt in as little as 3-6 days.
Parcelforce also offers delivery to Egypt in 3-4 working days and you can choose to have the parcel collected or to Drop Off at the Post Office.
When it comes to postage, we have tracked mail services with TrakPak available too.
For those more urgent or time-sensitive parcels, the quickest service to Egypt is DHL who can deliver your parcel in just 2-3 days. For a cheaper price, and just a day longer transit time you can make use of our Parcel Monkey Air Express service which will deliver to Cairo and beyond in 3-4 days for half the price of DHL.
If you want to send a much heavier parcel weighing 30kg, the options would be more limited but we can still help you book either economy tracked mail via TrakPak or an express service via DHL, Parcel Monkey or Parcelforce.
No matter which courier you opt to use when sending a parcel to Egypt, our price is sure cheaper than you are likely to get by booking directly with a courier or at the Post Office.
Today much of Egypt's economy is dependent on petroleum exports and tourism, with a degree of agricultural exports too. Of course, the Suez Canal is also a very significant income source and delivers many millions of Egyptian Pounds into the Ministry of Finance.
When sending parcels to Egypt it is important to note that DVDs, CDs and Videos are subject to censorship. Furthermore, many types of office equipment may be subject to inspection by the Anti-Forgery Department. Also, telephony and satellite equipment must be approved.
It would be advisable not to send any jewellery by international courier services into the country either.
Pornography, firearms are prohibited alcoholic beverages can be penalised with an import duty of anything up to 3000%.
You'll need a proforma invoice a certificate of origin, a commercial invoice and a packing list.
The Egyptian Customs Authority offer some further advice to check, but you should also check our own prohibited items list.
Otherwise, you could email: [email protected] for advice
Arrived even before the time frame. Perfect service!
Very impressive - book picked up and delivered to Egypt within a week.
Very good and easy
Posted a parcel to Egypt Parcel was damaged when it reached Egypt with one of the two keyrings broken.
Nice job on time
It is my first time to send a parcel overseas and I was worried that it goes missing on the way. However, the dpd were very efficient and came collect it from my place & delivered it promptly. It took one day longer than expected but I planned ahead & made sure to have enough time just in case.
Quick pick up but item was supposed to be delivered 3-5 days have not reached destination after 10 days
Prices were competitive and parcels arrived as stated and the website was easy to navigate. All in all great service and would recommend.