Trust Your Excess Baggage To The Specialists When Travelling Abroad

When it comes to moving, working or studying abroad for a long period of time, it is understandable that having your own belongings with you is important. Transporting your possessions is often known as excess baggage shipping and with the ever-decreasing baggage allowance on aircraft and the price of international couriers, sending your personal belongings by air, sea or road via a shipping expert can be the most efficient way to make sure your items arrive safely and in one piece.

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Your goods must be on a pallet, wrapped and stable for lift (?)

Choose your pallet size

Quarter pallets
Up to 250kg
Up to 0.8m high

Half pallets
Up to 500kg
Up to 1.1m high

Full pallets
Up to 1000kg
Up to 2.0m high

    Same Day Service

    Same Day Delivery

    If you have a parcel, pallet or document you need to ship in a hurry within the UK, get an instant quote right here for a TNT Same Day collection and delivery.

    This is a documents service for papers only. Your documents must weigh 1.5kg or less when packaged and be 40cm x 30cm x 5cm or smaller in size.

    Package your documents in a cardboard envelope, not paper, so they can withstand transportation within a large courier network (?). Measure the dimensions for your envelope in the same way as you would measure a parcel, using 1cm for anything less than 1cm in size.

    Two-Man Service

    The two-man service is not suitable for one-off bookings, but is a flexible and affordable service for any business regularly shipping bulky items that can't be shipped via a pallet service. Two Yodel XL couriers arrive to lift your items in to the van safely and securely, and upon delivery can assist with installation or other specialist requirements. Tailor-made to suit your needs it is suitable for delivery of white goods, brown goods, beds and mattresses, flat pack or rigid furniture, garden furniture, gym equipment and more.

    Two man lift

    P4D for Business

    If you ship regularly, you'll always be looking for the most affordable shipping service you can find, but this doesn't mean it should be cheap: service is just as important, as is customer support when you need it. We offer a wide choice of courier networks with UK, European and international delivery for parcels, pallets, documents and freight.

    The more you ship, the more you'll save with cheaper rates for higher volumes, regular collection if you need it, plus integration for your online shop to streamline your delivery process. We have a strong customer service team on hand over the phone and by email out of hours. There are also designated contacts for business account holders to help keep all of your shipping activity under one roof.

    Excess Baggage Shipping

    There are many companies that specialise in this particular type of delivery, often offering storage space prior to shipping and door to door delivery for your belongings. Making use of road, sea and air transportation to get your items shipped, the delivery times and prices of shipping can differ depending on the type of service or transportation you choose. However, as with most courier companies, excess baggage specialists can deliver to a large amount of destinations around the world.

    International Courier Services

    Most shipping companies offer either door to door services or door to port. Both services are comprehensive and will cover delivering your items without any hassle. Prices are usually calculated on the overall volume of your shipment for deliveries travelling via sea or road, whereas air freight is charged on the total weight and is often a cheaper alternative to the other two, where possible.

    Parcel Delivery Worldwide

    Choosing an excess baggage shipping expert can be confusing as there are many good companies out there. One way to find the best option for you and your requirements is to make use of a broker, such as P4D. The broker will hold accounts with a number of different shipping and logistics specialists, both in the UK and around the globe, enabling them to offer some great discounts on road, air and sea freight. They can suggest the best service for you and keep you up to date with the shipment throughout its journey until it safely reaches its destination.