Luggage Shipping To Netherlands
Travelling to or from the Netherlands? Uni Baggage offers super fast, convenient and affordable luggage shipping services, allowing you to travel luggage free.
Effortlessly transport your luggage to Netherlands with Uni Baggage. We provide convenient door to door collection and delivery, helping you save both time and money.
Whether you’re travelling to Netherlands to stud abroad, relocate with family, or to simply enjoy a relaxing holiday; Uni Baggage can help you. That’s one less thing to worry about.
Located in Northwestern Europe, Netherlands is most famously known for its flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes. The country is home to interesting cities popular among visitors, such as Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht.
Netherlands is often lauded as one of the best countries in the world to live and work, which is great news to expats. Its rich culture and quality of life in combination make it a truly ideal place to start a new life. Although the official language is Dutch, a large portion of the population can understand and speak English, making integration for expats easy.
5 most popular destinations in Netherlands:
Why Ship To Netherlands?
Reasons Uni Baggage customers ship to Netherlands:
- To send personal luggage ahead of holidaying.
- To send personal luggage to relocate with family.
- To send a care-package to a loved one in Netherlands.
- To send personal luggage to relocate for work.
- To send personal luggage to study abroad.
With Uni Baggage, you can wave goodbye to expensive airline baggage fees and out-of-budget removals. Whether you’re travelling to the Netherlands to relocate, to enjoy a holiday, to study abroad or otherwise; Uni Baggage’s generous weight allowance and the fact that you can send as many items as you like with us can come in particularly useful. Our convenient luggage shipping services allow you to bring many more possessions with you than if you were simply relying on just a few checked pieces of luggage when flying.
Uni Baggage offers a welcomed alternative to airline baggage, and not just for the price. Shipping all of your excess baggage with us makes that tedious wait for the appearance of your suitcase at the luggage carousel a thing of the past. Not to mention the possibility of your suitcase not appearing at all – Uni Baggage ships your luggage quickly and safely.
As well, Uni Baggage offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional removals companies. All things considered, relocating to another country is an undeniably expensive process for many reasons. However, Uni Baggage allows you to cut your costs in one way, at least. For many people, it can be a much more affordable option to sell or donate most of their large, bulky items (such as furniture) and ship only their most essential belongings with us.
Uni Baggage allows you to ship a massive 30kg/66lbs per suitcase or box at fantastic low rates. You’ll also be given the option to pay extra for even heavier items, if you need to.
5 Tips For Shipping Luggage To Netherlands
- Do your search on Dutch quarantine and customs.
- Find a reputable international removals/shipping service.
- Don’t stop there, either – obtain more than one quote and compare!
- Choose a service with transit times that best suit your needs.
- Package all items securely with plenty of internal cushioning.
Shipping Oversized Items To Netherlands
Without question, one of the most popular activities enjoyed all across the Netherlands is cycling, and it’s easy to see why, with over 22,000km of dedicated cycle path. In fact, the Dutch tend to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities from cycling, to hiking, to golfing.
Shipping oversized items such as bicycles and sports equipment to Netherlands with Uni Baggage means you don’t have to worry about carrying bulky items while travelling, nor do you have to worry about coughing up extortionate oversized bag fees on your flight.
Note: if you decide to ship your bicycle to Netherlands with Uni Baggage, it will need to be dismantled and packaged up in a box so that we can transport it easily and safely. Your local bicycle shop should be more than happy to do this for you for a small fee.
Other Ways Of Shipping To Netherlands
Of course, there are various ways of shipping to Netherlands, and it is important to make yourself aware of all of the available options, as some many be better suited to your personal circumstances. Here are just a few alternative ways:
Traditional International Removals
If you’re relocating to Netherlands on a permanent basis, you might consider transporting all of your possessions with a reputable international removals company. Traditional international removals are ideal if you need to send a number of large items that may be otherwise difficult to transport, such as furniture, i.e. sofas, or perhaps even your car.
The cost and timescale of your shipment can vary greatly depending on the scale of your move. Many traditional international removals companies will offer convenient door to door services – however, it is always important to keep in mind that some may require you to arrange transportation of your belongings to and from ports yourself, so shop around.
Send A Parcel To Netherlands
Not only does Uni Baggage ship personal effects to Netherlands, but we can send parcels and gifts, too. Why not send a thoughtful care-package to your loved one living overseas?
Dutch Customs Information
When shipping from the UK to Netherlands or anywhere else in the EU, goods do not pass through customs clearance and therefore are not subject to import tax or duty. If, however, you’re sending to Netherlands from a country outside of the EU, such as the USA or Australia, you are then legally required to complete and attach a customs invoice.
Generally, Uni Baggage shipments clear customs in a timely manner, free from duties and taxes, as most countries offer a generous duty-free allowance for personal effects. However, as customs processes and allowances are different around the world, and because Uni Baggage has no control over any decisions made; we do advise doing your own personal research into Dutch customs regulations and quarantine before booking your shipment to Netherlands. Please make yourself aware of potential customs duties in Netherlands and be sure to follow any and all advice provided by customs directly.
When completing your customs documents, it is important to do so properly and clearly. In order to demonstrate that your shipment consists of personal effects, you will be required to accurately describe each item included in the package. For example, you would declare: “4 x t-shirts, 2 x pairs of jeans, 3 x dresses” etc, as opposed to “10 x clothing”.
Prohibited and Non-Compensation Items
Uni Baggage gives you the freedom to ship your personal belongings all over the world, meaning you can send almost everything you would typically find in a standard holiday suitcase. However, for security and customs reasons, there are certain items which are prohibited and cannot be carried; as is standard with most shipping companies.
As a general rule, you can be sure that the following items are prohibited:
- Animal Products
- Cash, Credit Cards, Debit Cards
- Dangerous Goods
- Hazardous Goods
- Passports or other confidential personal documentation
- Perishable Foods
It is also important to be aware that there are a number of items that can be carried on our services, however, they are not covered under our compensation cover and would be sent at your own risk. If you choose to send any non-compensation items, please ensure they are packaged appropriately, with plenty of internal packaging for fragile items.
Find out more about Uni Baggage’s prohibited and non-compensation items.
Please note that import allowances, security and customs processes differ all around the world; we recommend that you do your own personal research into what may be prohibited in your destination country before booking your shipment to Netherlands.
What type of packaging can be used?
When sending your belongings to Netherlands with Uni Baggage, we recommend using either suitcases or strong boxes to package your items so as they are suitable for transit.
We advise against using fragile or expensive suitcases, as packaging is not covered under our compensation cover. With regards to boxes, it’s always best to invest in a new, sturdy, double-walled cardboard box as they are most durable and suitable for transit.
If you are sending fragile or delicate items, we recommend using internal packaging to protect them during transit. You can use materials such as bubble wrap or newspapers.
You can read through our complete packaging guide to find out more.
How To Ship Luggage To Netherlands With Uni Baggage
Shipping luggage to Netherlands with Uni Baggage is straightforward. Our easy to use online booking system is available 24/7 and takes just a few short moments to complete. Simply start by obtaining an instant quote straight from our website. Once you’ve booked with us, we’ll send you some shipping labels to print and attach to your items. After that, you can simply sit back and relax as we take care of everything else for you. It’s that easy!
Reasons to use Uni Baggage:
- Low cost luggage shipping services to and from Netherlands.
- Convenient door to door collection and delivery services.
- International luggage shipping to over 200 countries worldwide.
- Fast delivery times – express services available on many routes.
- Full online luggage tracking with SMS and email notifications.
- Dedicated customer support via phone, email and live chat.
Are You A Business Or Personal User?
Uni Baggage offers convenient and affordable luggage delivery services for everyone; whether you’re a business user, a holiday maker, an expat or simply moving house. No matter your reason, absolutely anyone can take advantage of our competitive prices and excellent services. In fact, many savvy business users regularly avail of our low cost and convenient shipping services in order to relocate their employees all over the world.
So, what are you waiting for?