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We have lots of courier services to India available to buy online. This includes options where you drop-off your parcel at a local shop or Post Office, and others that are collected by the courier directly from your home or work.
Simply use the 'Instant Quote' box to the right to get a price for sending your parcel.
Here are some examples of prices to send a parcel to India. We have many options, so for a personalised quote please enter the weight of your item into the quote box below.
|Courier Service||Price from|
|DPD Pickup Classic
Delivery in 3-6 days.
|DPD Pickup Express
Delivery in 2-4 days.
Delivery in 3-6 days.
|DPD Air Express
Delivery in 2-4 days.
Delivery in 5-8 days.
India has long been closely connected with the United Kingdom, making trade between the two nations important. Still, importing to India requires adherence to the country's rules and regulations.
Main Country Facts
India has been an extremely important trade partner for the United Kingdom for centuries. The Asian nation has the seventh-largest area of any country in the world. In addition, its 1.2 billion population creates the second-largest citizen-base in the world, with no other democratic country beating its numbers. While India's wealth was claimed by Britain for over a century, the country became independent in 1947 after the now-famous non-violence campaign led by Mahatma Ghandi.
India ranks number ten when measuring the nominal GDP of the country. However, only three countries can claim a higher purchasing power than India. India is a nuclear nation and has a strong military force. The country operates as a federal constitutional republic with a governing parliament. India has a wide variety of political competition, with at least six viable political parties. India is friendly with most nations, including the United Kingdom; most conflicts the country engages in are with their Asian neighbours. India has partnered specifically with France, Israel, the European Union and the United States to protect their interests.
Since the early 1990s, India has had an open economic policy. Strong industries include the service sector, agriculture and industry. India ranks fifteenth in world-wide imports, making it a crucial market for shipping. India is known for its strong production of cotton, fabric, steel, potatoes, chemicals, cement and oil.
Importation rules are administered by the Central Board of Excise and Customs which publishes the website found here: http://www.cbec.gov.in/cae1-english.htm. While their website is full of information, be prepared to dig a bit to determine exactly what items can and cannot be moved. As a member of the World Customs Organisation, the importation process is fairly quick and straightforward.
India prohibits specific items and products from entering the country. This list includes:
Some items can only be shipped by specific importers; these items include rice, oil and many cereal grains.
Other items are restricted by the Indian government, and licensing or permission is necessary to move them into India. Restricted shipments include:
do not require an additional import tax. In addition, if defective items are shipped into India for repair, there is no import duty required. India also gives a pass to shipments that are for theatrical productions, film making and mountaineering expeditions. Some engineering prototypes and commercial samples can also be sent without paying duty tax. Gifts remain exempt only if it is a personal shipment sent by regular post and the value does not go over INR 10,000.
We also have information regarding Burma, China and Bangladesh in the region.
Really happy with the service. Would def use them again
Very good service.
Very good, excellent service quick and very efficient
VERY COMPETITIVE RATE ALL ASPECTS RUN SMOOTHLY DELIVERY TIME LITTLE LONGER
Thank you for the fast delivery at a good price.
The service is reliable in itself and I have used it a few times for international parcels. This time around was quite slow! Bought 2-3 day delivery service and it was delivered on 6th day.
Easy to deliver. Value for money.Sent a parcel to India on Saturday. Reached there on Thursday. Bit outside the 4 days as mentioned