Samoa is an independent state made up of nine volcanic islands. The Volcano's Savai'i and Upolu make up for 99% of the land in Samoa. The island of Samoa was formally governed by New Zealand, until the island voted for independence in 1961. The people of Samoa are extremely religious and many of the towns hold prayers for 20 minutes each day.
Samoa has two official languages. Many of the locals are able to speak both English and Samoan languages. The island's national currency is the Samoan Tala, however, many on the island do accept US dollars. The island has a population of 188,889 and a land area of 1,829 miles.
Here are some examples of prices to send a parcel to Samoa. We have many options, so for a personalised quote please enter the weight of your item into the quote box below.
The Samoan economy revolves around agriculture and fishing which can be incredibly vulnerable to disease and cyclones. The island enjoys a lot of scenic attractions such as sandy beaches and crystal waters. The island has enjoyed an influx in tourism with many different people wanting to visit the island for vacation. Although the scenery is wonderful in Samoa, many of the young adults have desperately tried to immigrate to areas such as Australia and New Zealand. Many of these migrants send money to parents which can also be a good source of income.
Currently we have DHL Air Express providing a speedy service to Samoa and this costs from just over £60 for a light parcel, with a very quick shipping time of just 3-5 days. These expected delivery times are much quicker than other nations in the region at between three and five complete days.
The alternative service we offer is Asendia, who offer a courier service to Samoa that arrives in 10-11 days priced from just under £35.
You should seek information from the local customs department before you send parcels to ensure that you are not breaking any laws and what any tariff or duty liability will be.
We also advise that you check the Parcel Monkey prohibited items list.
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