Prohibited and Restricted Items

All items listed below (or any item similar in content or description) cannot be carried under any circumstances (unless exceptions are specifically noted). Any person sending such an item may have their order cancelled without notice or refund.

Items specified as 'carried on a no-compensation basis' can be carried at your own risk, but will not be compensated whatsoever in the event of loss or damage.

Items specified as 'restricted for international shipments only' cannot be shipped internationally under any cirucmstances, but are not restricted for UK domestic shipments.

IMPORTANT: This list is not exhaustive, it exists as a rough guide only. Please check our terms and conditions for more accuracy.

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Aerosols
Any Items Containing Batteries
Batteries (Not carried via any air service provided)
Nail Varnish
Perfume
Aerosols
After Shave
Aftershave
Air Bags
Airbags
Alcohol
Ammunition
Amp(carried on a no-compensation basis)
Amplifier(carried on a no-compensation basis)
Animals
Antiques (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Any Item Containing Liquids
Any Item With Glass Components (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Any Items Containing Batteries
Apple IMac (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Apple IPad Valued Over £250 (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Apple IPhone Valued Over £250 (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Apple Mac Desktops (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Apple Mac Mini (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Apple Mac Pro (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Apple Macbook (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Apple Macbook Pro (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Apple Powermac (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Apple Watch (Not carried via any air service provided)
Apple Watch Valued Over £250 (carried on a no-compensation basis) (Not carried via any air service provided)
Archery Equipment
Arms And Ammunition
Arrows
Artworks (Inc Both The Canvas And Frame) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Batteries (Not carried via any air service provided)
Beer
Birds
Boat Engines
Bodily Fluids
Boiler
Bomb
Bonds
Books (Not allowed to China)
Bottled Liquids
Bouquets
Bow And Arrow
Bullion
CRT Screens (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Camera (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Camera Lenses (SLR) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Canned Liquids
Cash
Ceramics (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Champagne
Charcoal
Cheques
China (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Chocolate
Christmas Crackers
Coal
Coffee ( Not Allowed To Singapore )
Coke (coal)
Cologne
Compressed Gas
Computer Server (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Computer Servers (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Corrosive Materials
Cosmetics (prohibited for international shipments only)
Counterfeit Items
Credit/Debit/Cash Cards
Crossbow
Cupboards (freestanding) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Currency (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Damaged Goods (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Dangerous Goods
Deceased Animals
Deodorant
Diesel
Dog Food
Dolls Houses
Drawers (freestanding) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Driving License (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Drones (prohibited for international shipments only)
Drugs
Drums (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Dry Ice
E-cigarette
E-liquids
Electronic Cigarettes
Empty Aerosols
Empty Gas Cylinders
Empty Pressure Cylinders
Explosive Materials
Fax Machines (prohibited for international shipments only)
Firearms (including Replica)
Fireworks
Fish
Flammable Materials
Flowers
Fluid
Food
Foreign Currency (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Freestanding Furniture (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Fur Coats Valued Over £100 (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Fur Valued Over £100 (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Furniture (freestanding) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Gas Cylinders
Gasses
Glass (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Guitar Amp(carried on a no-compensation basis)
Guitar Amplifier(carried on a no-compensation basis)
Guitars (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Guns
Hazardous Goods
Hover Board
Hoverboard
Illegal Substances
Imitation Firearms
Individual Magnets (prohibited for international shipments only)
Jewellery Valued Over £250 (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Juice
Keyboards (musical Instrument) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Knives
LCD Screens (carried on a no-compensation basis)
LCD TVs (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Laminate Flooring
Laptops (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Lenses (glass)
License (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Lighter
Liquid
Liquids
Live Animals
Livestock
Lottery Tickets
Magnum
Make Up (prohibited for international shipments only)
Make-up (prohibited for international shipments only)
Marble (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Medical Samples
Milk Powder
Mirrors (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Mobile Phones (Not carried via any air service provided)
Mobile Phones Valued Over £250 (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Money (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Monitors (LCD/CRT/TFT/LED) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Munitions
Musical Instruments (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Nail Polish
Nail Varnish
Netbooks (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Notebook Computers (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Oil
Outboard Motors
Oxidising Materials
Paint
Paintings (Inc Both The Canvas And Frame) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Passports (Only allowed via DX)
Perfume
Perishable Goods
Personal Effects (carried on a no-compensation basis) (Not via DPD)
Pet Food
Petrol
Pharmaceutical Products
Photocopiers (prohibited for international shipments only)
Pianos (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Pills
Pistols
Plants
Plasma Screens (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Plasma TVs (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Plastic Screens (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Poorly Packaged Goods
Porcelain (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Pots (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Pottery (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Precious Metals Valued Over £100 (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Precious Stones Valued Over £100 (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Pressurised Containers
Pressurised Cylinders
Printer Cartridges (prohibited for international shipments only)
Printers (prohibited for international shipments only)
Pyrotechnics
Radioactive Materials
Replica Guns
Replica Items
Replica Weapons
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Screens (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Segway
Server (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Servers (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Settees
Sheet Metals (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Sheet Plastics (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Shrubs
Sofas
Solar Panels
Spray Cans
Stamps (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Stolen Goods
Sunglasses ( Not Allowed Via ETrak )
Synthesizer
TFT Screens (carried on a no-compensation basis)
TVs (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Tables (freestanding) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Tablet Computers (carried on a no-compensation basis)(Not carried via any air service provided)
Tablets (pills)
Televisions (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Tiles (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Tissue Samples
Toiletries ( Please Contact The Customer Support Team For Specifics )
Toilets
Toner Cartridges (prohibited for international shipments only)
Toxic Materials
Toy Guns
Trees
Trumpets (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Tyres
Un-boxed Furniture
Un-packaged Goods
Unboxed Bicycles
Vape
Vape Pens
Vases (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Vodka
Vouchers (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Wardrobes (freestanding) (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Watches Valued Over £250 (carried on a no-compensation basis)
Water
Weapons
Wheels
Whiskey
Wine
Wood (Not to be sent via DPD international services)

Please check our terms and conditions for the legal definition of goods suitable for carriage.