We have lots of courier services to the USA 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 the USA. 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|
Delivery in 4-6 days.
|DPD Pickup Classic
Delivery in 3-6 days.
|International Post Office Dropoff
Delivery in 3-4 days.
Delivery in 3-4 days.
|International Depot Drop Off
Delivery in 3-4 days.
We have Express Courier services that will deliver the goods as quickly as possible which is often important if shipping gifts, business items or time sensitive packages. We would advise to use a more speedy expedite courier service such as any of the Air Express services we offer like DHL Air Express which can see the parcel arrive as quickly as 1-2 days, or better still for a fraction of the price our own Parcel Monkey Air Express service arrives in 2-3 working days, a good balance between cost and speed.
In addition to this we have other services to the US with DPD Air Express collected from your home or work address, or they offer DPD Pickup Express, which is the same product, but you simply drop it off at a local DPD Pickup shop. This is a popular service as it arrives in 2-4 working days, whilst the customs documents are all handled online, so you just have to print out the shipping label. The DPD app is a great tool for the recipient to download, they can make changes to the delivery location, time or date whilst the parcel is in flight.
Of course, not everyone needs to send a parcel quickly to the USA, many customers are looking for the cheapest and most cost-effective way to do so. If you need a more affordable, but still quick delivery at a great price, then maybe Parcelforce Priority is the courier service for you. Enjoy a free collection from your home or work address and track the parcel to delivery, whilst you can also book Parcelforce Priority as a drop-off and save a few extra pence. This is very popular with our customers who like avoid the wait in for a driver to come and collect the parcel, plus with access to almost all Post Offices, it is very easy to do so. The other benefit of this is cost. We offer cheaper prices than you may be able to obtain directly from the courier as we ship so many parcels with Parcelforce, we have discounted rates that we pass on to you.
There is, of course, a DPD Classic service as well, which is one of the cheapest ways to send a parcel to the USA. This too can be booked as a collection from your home or work address, or if more convenient for you why not book a drop-off and take to one of over 2,500 DPD Pickup locations. Much like the Express DPD service, the customs documents are handled online so you just have to print and attach the shipping label.
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In terms of Customs Documents, we know this is a worry for many customers who have maybe not shipped overseas from the UK before. In order to simplify this, we take all the details needed for the Customs form in the booking process, so you just have to print it out from your Parcel Monkey account once the order is placed. Just be sure to -
a.) Clearly, list in detail all the items that are in your parcel and give an in-depth description of its value and what it looks like
b.) Check that what you are sending is not on our prohibited items list and that you check with the US Customs Restrictions too
While the United States has fairly open trade policies, there are some import restrictions. In most instances, importing items in restricted categories isn't entirely prohibited. Instead, regulations, limitations or warnings may apply. Shipping alcohol, for example, may be subject to limitations depending on the state of delivery, while shipping cultural artefacts requires a clear declaration of legal ownership.
Both military and biological shipments must have licensing from the proper US agency in order to be imported legally. Some items cannot be imported at all, including cat and dog fur, drugs and paraphernalia, and endangered animals. There are also restrictions and prohibitions on food items. For more information on the specific restrictions in all categories, see the official United States' guidelines.
Main Country Facts
With its population of 308 million people, the US is an economic powerhouse. In fact, the United States has the world's strongest economy, so it's important to understand the ins and out of importing products to this nation. Luckily, the United States has a long and deep connection to the United Kingdom, both politically and economically. Listed by the World Bank as the 7th easiest country to do business with, excellent transport links and our competitive parcel delivery options, as a online seller the US is hugely attractive market.
The US market offers a huge export opportunity to British retailers, especially around the holiday peaks of November and December. Due to the size and scale of the States, delivery time is important so make the most of our reliable and tracked courier services to meet the needs of consumers from New York to L.A. If you are looking to sell online to the US there is whole host of information to be found on the UK Export site.
Of course many of customers won't be shipping to consumers, the private market is huge with hundreds of parcels sent everyday to friends and family who reside or are travelling in the USA. For large heavy parcels going to the USA especially, you can make significant savings by booking online via our quote engine.
The United States does most of its trade with its immediate North American neighbours, Canada and Mexico. In addition, the Asian countries of China and Japan are strong trade partners. While the US does not claim the UK as a major trading partner, they also hold no animosity or prejudice; the numbers merely indicate that other countries produce more products that US citizens regularly purchase.
Fantastic service, cheaper than Parcel Force but parcels are dealt with by the same system. Will use Parcel Money again and again in the future.
The package arrived quickly to the us and they didn’t try to overcharge me like before. Deffo better service than before.
Easy experience & would recommend
As a redistributor it’s not a bad service. Only downside is the tracker is behind the main couriers tracker by a few hours. If you want to use it as a comparison site with direct links to couriers then it does what it sets out to do. Saves a lot of web time searching.
used this service to compare prices for postage. site easy to use and forms easy to download
I have used Parcel Monkey several times to send packages to my daughter in the USA. No problems ever and literally half the price of going to the Post Office. Amazing. Very happy.
Reliable and value for money.