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Parcel Delivery and Courier Services to Italy

Sending a parcel to Italy is easy with ipostparcels. It’s one of our most popular destinations from the UK, and with prices starting at just £12.74 (ex VAT), it’s nowonder we send so many parcels there. We offer economy and express delivery services, so whether your parcel is urgent or less so, you’re sure to find the service to meet your needs.

See how much it will cost to deliver a parcel to Italy by simply entering the weight and dimensions into the quote box. Then, when you’re ready to send your parcel, all you need to do is register (don’t worry, it only takes a couple of minutes) and provide us with the relevant collection and delivery details.

Send a Parcel to Italy

Delivery Time: 2-3 days by Air or 3-4 days by Road

Price: From £12.74 exc VAT (£15.29 inc VAT)

We collect from your door | Send up to 25kg | Free £50 contents cover included as standard | Extended contents cover available up to £1,000 | Save £1.25 by dropping off at one of our 50+ depots

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3-4 days economy (by Road)

From £12.74* (ex VAT)

Prohibited Items:

Jewellery, tabacco, perfume and many food items

(Click to see other prohibited items)

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2-3 days express (by Air)

From £20.38* (ex VAT)

*From pricing based on 0.5KG parcel with 10cmx10cmx10cm dimensions. Pricing varies depending on weights and dimensions.  

Delivering to Italy from the UK

To all cities including;

Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Bari, Venice and more

Sending a parcel to Italy with us is incredibly easy. Once you’re registered, you can book in right now with just a few clicks on your screen. We provide some of the best prices you will find online, without compromising on the level of service we offer.

Not only are our prices keen, our Trustpilot reviews show your parcel will be in safe hands for its journey to wherever in Italy it needs to go.

Why ipostparcels?

  • Convenient Collection– From home or work
  • Free £50 cover – Additional cover can be added
  • Online Tracking – Track your parcel throughout its journey
  • Delivery Notifications – For both you and your recipient
  • No queues – We collect from your door

How long will it take?

ipostparcels provides a cheap and convenient door to door courier service from the UK to Italy. 

Whether you choose to have your parcels collected from your home or work address in the UK, you can usually expect delivery of your parcels within 2-3 days via our express service or 3-4 days by economy posting from the time of collection or depot drop off.

While we make every effort to get your items delivered within these timescales, sometimes it can take longer for your parcel to arrive to more remote and rural locations.

Please note – national and local holidays in 2018 which may affect delivery times to Italy:
Jan 1, 6 / Apr 1, 2, 25 / May 1 / Jun 2, 24, 29 / Aug 15 / Sep 19 / Nov 1 / Dec 7, 8, 25, 26

How much is it going to cost?  

Sending a parcel to Italy is affordable and reliable, with collection and delivery costs from just £13.99 (ex VAT) with ipostparcels. Or you can save yourself £1.25 when you drop your parcel off at one of our 52 nationwide depots. Take a look below for the most up to date costs.

  Smaller Sized Parcels 10x10x10cm  

  Medium Sized Parcels 30x30x30cm  

1kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

1kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

5kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

5kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

10kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

10kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

25kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

25kg

£12.74* (ex VAT)

* from prices are depot drop off and delivery economy service, prices exclude VAT
** price as quoted on 30.11.17

Do I need to deal with Italian customs?

Items posted from the UK to Italy do not require any customs documentation. The exceptions to this are the following destinations:

  • San Marino
  • Vatican City State

It’s worth noting that depending on the items sent, import charges may be payable by the recipient – visit the Italian Post website for more information.

Sending personal effects to Italy? An invoice clearly stating “Used Personal Effects” and a copy of passport is required to be exempt from duties. The sender’s details must also be stated and Customs will require a personal effects declaration for unaccompanied luggage into Italy.  

Don’t worry if any of this seems confusing; when you book your parcel with us and state the destination, we’ll tell you what documents need to be sent with your package.

HM Revenue & Customs has more information on tax and customs considerations for Italy.

What items can’t I send to Italy?

As with all shipments outside the UK, please ensure that your parcel contents are allowed into the destination country. Failure to do so could result in additional charges, the parcel being refused entry and possibly destroyed.

Read on to see our helpful guide on parcel delivery to Italy.

For more detail on what’s prohibited and restricted in all countries / worldwide, visit the Universal Postal Union -  prohibitions and restrictions [7 MB]

Some examples of items you can’t post to Italy include:

 

Restricted and Prohibited Goods

Food

Illegal and dangerous

Other

Meat and poultry

Explosives, matches and pyrotechnics

Rubber articles

Dairy, eggs and honey

Firearms and weapons Furs/skins
Fish and crustaceans Fertilisers

Works of art, collectors pieces and antiques

 

Please be aware that we also have our own prohibited items list, in addition to country-specific restrictions.

How to package parcels to Italy

ipostparcels can transport parcels up to 25kg in weight and 80x80x80cm max dimensions. If you’re sending something of reasonable size or weight, you might like to visit our help page on sending large and heavy parcels.

Although your parcels are likely to reach Italy in only a number of days, we would still recommend taking the time to prepare and package it well for transit to ensure its delivered safely and intact.

See our handy international packaging guide for more packaging hints and tips on sending parcels to Italy.

How safe will my parcel be?

Your parcel is in safe hands with ipostparcels.com so there’s no need to worry.

From the time of collection (should you not be in, you can opt to leave your parcel in a safe place and our driver will collect it from there) to delivery, where it will be signed for by the recipient, we take good care of the items you send with us.

We also offer free online tracking to keep you fully updated on your parcel’s location, and provide £50 insurance cover on your item as standard – you can choose to add extra cover for more valuable items if you wish. 

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Next steps

Ready to get posting to Italy? Get a quote and book in your parcel today.

Did you know?

Italy has more volcanoes than anywhere else in Europe? Vesuvius, Etna and Stromboli are still active. Of course we can’t not mention pasta when talking about Italy… with Italians eating an average of 25kg of pasta each year – molto bene!

 

 

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