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List of Prohibited and Restricted Parcel Items

The following items are strictly prohibited from shipment, and must not be sent through our services under any circumstance. Any of these items being sent may result prosecution, heavy fines and imprisonment.
  • Adhesives
  • Aerosol cans and sprays
  • Ammunition
  • Animal furs
  • Animal skins
  • Animals, live or dead
  • Birth Certificates
  • Blank Cheques
  • Body fluids
  • Chemicals
  • Christmas Crackers
  • Compressed gases including air
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Driving Licences
  • Drugs, including prescription drugs and medicine
  • Dry Ice
  • Explosives
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks
  • Flammable liquids
  • Flares
  • Human remains
  • Ivory and ivory products
  • Keys
  • Lifejackets
  • Magnets
  • Meat
  • Mechanical parts (if contaminated with oil, grease or fuel)
  • Mobile phones (with SIM card)
  • Money
  • Negotiable items
  • Paint
  • Passports
  • Payment cards
  • Perishable food items
  • Personal effects
  • Pornographic materials
  • Precious metals
  • Radioactive materials
  • Swords
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Travel tickets when unnamed
  • Unpackaged items
  • Valuables
  • Weapons (including deactivated or replica weapons)
  • Wedding Certificates
  • Wet or lithium batteries, but not including dry cell batteries
  • Works of art
We endeavour to keep the list above current, but it may, from time-to-time, be amended by the International Air Transport Association, Shipping Authorities, and Road Haulage Associations.

Restricted Items

The following items are deemed unsuitable for shipment by our services, and are therefore restricted. Despatch of these items may result in surcharges, delays or confiscation by authorities. No transit cover or guarantees will apply to these items. They are sent only at your own risk.
  • Ceramics
  • China
  • Computers
  • Concrete
  • Cookers, including ovens and hobs
  • Crystal
  • Dishwashers
  • Flowers
  • Fridges
  • Furniture (unless flatpacked)
  • Glass
  • Marble
  • Microwave ovens
  • Mirrors
  • Monitors (CRT, LCD, Plasma, TFT)
  • Perishable goods
  • Porcelain
  • Plants
  • Plaster
  • Resin
  • Seeds
  • Slate
  • Stone
  • Suitcases
  • Televisions (CRT, LCD, Plasma, TFT)
  • Unaccompanied baggage
  • Washing machines
  • White Goods



List of Prohibited and Restricted Parcel Items

The following items are strictly prohibited from shipment, and must not be sent through our services under any circumstance. Any of these items being sent may result prosecution, heavy fines and imprisonment.
  • Adhesives
  • Aerosol cans and sprays
  • Ammunition
  • Animal furs
  • Animal skins
  • Animals, live or dead
  • Birth Certificates
  • Blank Cheques
  • Body fluids
  • Chemicals
  • Christmas Crackers
  • Compressed gases including air
  • Corrosive liquids
  • Driving Licences
  • Drugs, including prescription drugs and medicine
  • Dry Ice
  • Explosives
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Firearms
  • Fireworks
  • Flammable liquids
  • Flares
  • Human remains
  • Ivory and ivory products
  • Keys
  • Lifejackets
  • Magnets
  • Meat
  • Mechanical parts (if contaminated with oil, grease or fuel)
  • Mobile phones (with SIM card)
  • Money
  • Negotiable items
  • Paint
  • Passports
  • Payment cards
  • Perishable food items
  • Personal effects
  • Pornographic materials
  • Precious metals
  • Radioactive materials
  • Swords
  • Tobacco and tobacco products
  • Travel tickets when unnamed
  • Unpackaged items
  • Valuables
  • Weapons (including deactivated or replica weapons)
  • Wedding Certificates
  • Wet or lithium batteries, but not including dry cell batteries
  • Works of art
We endeavour to keep the list above current, but it may, from time-to-time, be amended by the International Air Transport Association, Shipping Authorities, and Road Haulage Associations.

Restricted Items

The following items are deemed unsuitable for shipment by our services, and are therefore restricted. Despatch of these items may result in surcharges, delays or confiscation by authorities. No transit cover or guarantees will apply to these items. They are sent only at your own risk.
  • Ceramics
  • China
  • Computers
  • Concrete
  • Cookers, including ovens and hobs
  • Crystal
  • Dishwashers
  • Flowers
  • Fridges
  • Furniture (unless flatpacked)
  • Glass
  • Marble
  • Microwave ovens
  • Mirrors
  • Monitors (CRT, LCD, Plasma, TFT)
  • Perishable goods
  • Porcelain
  • Plants
  • Plaster
  • Resin
  • Seeds
  • Slate
  • Stone
  • Suitcases
  • Televisions (CRT, LCD, Plasma, TFT)
  • Unaccompanied baggage
  • Washing machines
  • White Goods