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Luggage Shipping to Benin

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Send your things to Benin when returning home from abroad or visiting Benin for an extended period. Send bags, boxes, suitcases and sports equipment.

  1. Customs - Personal Effects Information
  2. What can I send to Benin? What items are restricted?
  3. Items excluded from cover

Important!

Duffles, holdalls, rucksacks and similar bags cannot currently be sent on the Express service, at present only suitcases and boxes can travel Express. If a Standard service is available duffle bags, holdalls and rucksacks can be sent on the Standard service.
Shipments bound for international destinations from the states of Idaho, Montana & Wyoming may require drop off to a third party agent and take an additional 2 working days in transit on top of the quoted transit time. Please contact us for further information.

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Based on 34797 independent reviews.
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Ian M verified customer
November 2018
Sending from UK - Northern Ireland to UK - Highlands & Islands
Simple, efficient, reliance
Would recommend again. Hassle free, reliable and very reliable with regular updates
Holiday
Lifetime Bags Sent: 4
5.0
Benjamin verified customer
November 2018
Rapid service
Rapid service. Our bags arrived to us in four working days, ahead of the projected arrival time. Easy and efficient booking service, would recommend this service to anyone!
Relocating
Lifetime Bags Sent: 7

Important Benin Customs Information

General Customs Information

The majority of Send My Bag shipments worldwide will not be stopped by customs. This is because most countries offer a generous duty free allowance for personal effects. Personal effects are used items that have been in the sender's possession for at least six months.

If your bag is checked by customs and is found to contain brand new or commercial items, you may be liable to pay customs duties and taxes. If you are sending brand new items, such as gifts, please check with Beninese customs so you are aware of any customs duties you may be required to pay. Make sure you follow their advice and attach all necessary documentation.

Customs processes and allowances do vary by country. We, therefore, advise all travellers to take 5 minutes to check how their personal circumstances and what they are sending will be assessed by Beninese customs.

More information is available in on our customs information page.

In order to demonstrate that your shipment consists of personal effects, you will be required to complete a brief non-generic packing list online, with entries to be made as follows: "2 x Pairs Leather Sandals, 3 x Jeans, 3 x Cotton Blouse", and so on, rather than as "10 x Used Clothing".

What can I send to Benin? What items are restricted?

With Send My Bag™ you can travel with almost everything you would normally find in a vacation suitcase.  For security and customs reasons, however, certain items are prohibited.  Please find these listed below.

  • Aerosols or any other pressurised containers;
  • Liquids, Pastes and Gels of any type (including nail varnish and perfume);
  • Toner Cartridges;
  • Loose Batteries & Power Banks;
  • No more than 1 device containing a battery in line with our battery policy;
  • Animals and Animal products;
  • Firearms and firearm parts, ammunition, explosives, weapons (including imitations and toys of same);
  • Flowers and plant products;
  • Human remains or ashes;
  • Medical samples;
  • Items that require a temperature controlled environment;
  • Pornography;
  • Prescription drugs and pharmaceutical products;
  • Tobacco;
  • Religious Artefacts
  • Foodstuffs, perishable, animal origin and controlled food articles and beverages including, but not limited to: Fruit & vegetables, dairy products (including dried products containing dairy such as protein powder), meat, fish, nuts, seeds, wine, beer, spirits and champagne; or
  • Packages that are wet, leaking or emit an odour of any kind;
  • Valuables and high value items including but not limited to antiques, paintings, jewellery, precious stones and electrical equipment (low value electrical equipment is permitted but sent at the owner's risk);
  • Cash or other forms of tradeable currency;
  • Credit cards;
  • Passports or other confidential personal documentation;
  • Irreplaceable items;
  • Other Dangerous / hazardous goods;
  • Counterfeit goods;
  • Other illegal or restricted goods.

More information is available under section 11 of our terms of service.

Items excluded from cover

The following items will be accepted but are sent at your risk and are not included under complimentary cover:

  • Electrical Items, including but not limited to; Tablets, Cell Phones, Computers, Hi-Fis, TVs.
  • Glass & Porcelain.
  • Any other non standard excess baggage items.

If you choose to send any of the above please ensure you package the item appropriately, for example a TV inside a suitcase is not appropriate.

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