Importing a parcel to the UK from China
At Transglobal Express, we are here to help assist you arrange your import from China to the UK. With over 20 years experience, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you book your parcel delivery to the UK from China. We offer amazing import rates from a range of world renown couriers, including DHL and TNT. Our cost-effective prices are accompanied by swift transit times, meaning your shipment will travel from China to the UK in no time at all. Whether you are situated in China and looking to send a gift to a friend in the UK, or a UK SME looking for opportunity looking to import from the populous country, we will have the perfect service and price for you.
Booking your import from China to the UK
Booking an import from China to the UK has never been easier. At Transglobal Express, we have made the process as simple as possible for you. You can start by getting a free, no-obligation quote using our simple, online quotation form. Once you have entered the weight, in kilograms, and the length, width and height, in centimetres, of your parcel(s), you will be able to view and compare the extensive range of services we have available. For imports, we offer both express and economy services, providing you with the choice between a speedy service or one that is more cost-effective.
Once you have found the perfect service for your import needs, to complete the booking with us is simple and quick. Our booking system is easy-to-use, with each step of the booking explained for your convenience. Once your booking is complete, we ensure that all the relevant documentation is available for you - you just need to ensure that your collection point in China has all the appropriate documentation printed and ready for when the driver arrives upon collection!
Importing to the UK from China: Customs Information
As your shipment will be imported to the UK from a non-EU country, it is important to be aware that your goods will be subject to customs clearance checks. This is a mandatory process your shipment will go through before being delivered within the UK. We understand at Transglobal Express that you may not be familiar with this process, so we make sure that you are fully prepared and equipped with the appropriate documentation you will need.
Your shipment will need to be accompanied by a customs invoice. This is simply a document outlining the contents of your shipment, with a value as well. You will need to ensure that the collection point in China has this documentation, along with the shipping labels, printed and ready with the parcel(s) for when the collection takes place - the driver will take this documentation with the shipment upon collection. While some people prefer to use their own customs invoice, we automatically generate this for you once your booking with us is complete.
China to the UK: Transit Times
Despite being over 4,800 miles from China, you will find that the transit times to import to the UK from the populous country are surprisingly quick. Transit times from the USA to the UK can vary, depending on which service you choose. For example, an express import service, such as our TG Express Worldwide service, estimates the transit time being as little as 2 working days, with a more economical service taking longer at around 8 working days. While we can provide estimates of transit times like this, we also recommend to refer to our Transit Time calculator tool to gain a more accurate delivery time frame. Our Transit Time calculator will use the post code of your collection point in China and your UK delivery post code to give you a more specific delivery time.
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