Excess Baggage and Personal Effects Packing and Shipping Solutions from PACK & SEND UK

Whether you have fragile, large, awkward or valuable personal effects that need to send abroad or you simply want to reduce the flight charges on your excess baggage going home, PACK & SEND has a range of flexible packing, storage and delivery options that can provide a very cost-effective shipping solution. With most mainstream airlines continually reducing the amount of baggage that is included in the ticket price, long-distance travellers, extended tourists, international students and backpackers can all benefit from PACK & SEND’s excess baggage solutions. Why not arrange for your overweight cases and parcels to be collected before you leave for the airport and let PACK & SEND manage to get them to their destination – often at a fraction of the cost of the airline.

To find your nearest PACK & SEND Service centre use the online service centre locator or call 0345 873 999 0


Trust the experts

Of course, your concern may not just be cost! Fragile and valuable personal effects often need specialist packing and shipping to ensure safe delivery and PACK & SEND are experts in dealing with such sensitive cargo. Rather than risk loading unprotected valuable souvenirs in an aircraft hold, PACK & SEND can pack it securely and ship it via the most appropriate freight option to guarantee safe delivery – wherever it is going.

There are also occasions when the airline is simply not able to carry particular items or excess baggage due to air cargo restrictions. To reduce inconvenience and to avoid having to leave your personal effects behind, contact PACK & SEND before you travel to check whether restrictions apply to your cargo and what alternative shipping or freight options are available if they do. PACK & SEND take pride in being able to send anything anywhere and will always have an alternative packing, shipping and freight solution for your excess baggage.

Other professional services offered by PACK & SEND include courier services, international shipping, sea freight shipping, excess baggage solutions, parcel delivery, packing moving boxes and packaging services to businesses and private customers, as well as offering a range of quality packaging supplies.
PACK & SEND operate through retail outlets in the UK and new service centres are continually in progress – many through franchise opportunities.

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Benefits of PACK & SEND Excess Baggage Solutions

  • Avoid costly excess baggage fees from your airline for exceeding air baggage allowances.
  • An exact cost for delivery and clearance (excluding government charges and taxes) for door to door excess baggage services with no hidden fees!
  • Reliable; working with the customer, around their flights and deadlines, for reliable service.
  • Personalised customer service; one on one service to private and business customers.
  • Exceptional customer service; all customers are treated as people and not numbers.
  • Convenient; a convenient and useful service for transporting those additional excess baggage items
  • NO LIMITS; the no-limits policy ensures PACK & SEND say ‘Yes’ when others say ‘No’.
  • Send fragile, large, awkward or valuable items.
  • No account; any customer can utilise excess luggage or excess baggage solutions.
  • Track and trace; all excess baggage or excess luggage, when sent via air or sea freight, can be tracked and traced for peace of mind and security

To find out how easy it is shipping personal effects these days give us a call on 0345 873 999 0 or find your local service centre online now.


Online Self-Service

An alternate way to send your excess baggage is through PACK & SEND Online Self-Service. As long as your excess baggage has already been packed then it may be eligible for this service.

With Online Self-Service you get to manage the process yourself using PACK & SEND’s specialist shipping solutions to send your excess baggage all over the world.

For a free and instant quote today, click here!


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What is the Air Baggage Allowance?

Some airlines have a limited air baggage allowance and will not carry fragile, large, awkward, valuable or heavy items on certain flights. Customers should make their own arrangements for these particular items ahead of time to ensure a cost-effective packing and shipping solution to their excess baggage or excess luggage situation. PACK & SEND ship a range of different excess baggage items including large paintings, electronic and computing equipment, musical instruments, sports equipment and valuable artefacts bought overseas.

What are Excess Baggage Fees?

Air baggage allowances on airlines can be restrictive and can lead to hefty airline excess baggage fees. To avoid airline excess baggage charges, contact PACK & SEND for a cost-effective packing and shipping solution for your excess baggage.

Can PACK & SEND arrange the Delivery of Excess Baggage to any Country?

PACK & SEND can arrange the delivery of excess luggage or excess baggage to any country in the world.

How long does it take for Excess Baggage Delivery?

PACK & SEND work to your deadlines, ensuring satisfactory and realistic delivery times. We have a range of freight and shipping solutions that ensure delivery within your timescales. If your delivery is urgent then our air freight services will be the most appropriate shipping solution to send your excess baggage and tracking and signed delivery service is provided. If delivery is less urgent then our sea freight options are more economical.

Is there Insurance or a Warranty?

PACK & SEND offer professional packing services and take the utmost care in the delivery process to reduce the chances of breakage or loss. What’s more, PACK & SEND is the only company that provides Shipping Warranty loss and damage cover for all cargo including fine art and antiques.

What are my Excess Baggage Solution Options?

Customers have many options, which are factors in the overall pricing of the service.

  • Packaging; Opt for professional packaging services from PACK & SEND or pack yourself.
  • Location; sending packages either domestically, across Europe or internationally.
  • Pick up or drop off; allowing clients to visit a PACK & SEND branch or organise everything over the phone.
  • Method; sending and shipping items via courier, sea freight, air freight, road freight etc.
  • Time; urgent delivery or in a set period of time.
  • Delivery choices; airport to airport, seaport to seaport, delivery to door.

Excess Baggage solutions; to avoid leaving behind those items which airlines cannot carry.

For more information on excess baggage solutions when exceeding air baggage allowances or to avoid excess baggage fees, please call PACK & SEND for your nearest service centre on 0345 873 999 0

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At PACK & SEND we know how important it is for you to reach all your international destinations via a single service provider. We provide a wide range of options for your international shipping solutions to ensure that you can always find the service you need depending on the package that you need to send overseas.

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PACK & SEND are truly the experts when it comes to custom packaging and crating those fragile, large, awkward and valuable items like computers, servers, artworks and antiques. We specialise in accessing the right type of packaging for any item and using all other resources available to protect your shipment.

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We take every care to make sure that your items stay safe during transit. However, for complete peace of mind when you send your shipments domestically or internationally, we provide Shipping Warranty protection to cover you for loss or damage to your important shipments.

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