Baggage Shipping to Colombia

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working days
Price (per item)
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over lb: + per additional lb


Collections from Montana, Idaho & Wyoming bound for International destinations can take an additional 2 working days on top of the quoted transit time.

Important Colombia Customs Information

For unaccompanied luggage, a photocopy of the sender's passport will be required showing photo page and entry stamp into Colombia.

Personal effects and household items may be subject to duties and taxes. Household goods must arrive within 30 days before or up to 120 days after the arrival of the client. 

General Customs Information

Most countries offer a generous duty free allowance for personal effects and the majority of Send My Bag™ shipments worldwide will not be stopped by customs.

Personal effects are usually assessed as used items which have been in the sender's possession for 6 months or more. If your bag is checked by customs and is found to contain brand new or commercial items your shipment may be assessed for customs duties and taxes. If you are sending Christmas gifts please check with the destination country, follow their advice and attach all necessary documentation.

Customs processes and allowances do vary by country and as such we advise all travellers take 5 minutes to check how their personal circumstances and what they are sending will be assessed under the prevailing customs regulations of the destination.

More information is available in on our customs information page.

In order to demonstrate your shipment is personal effects you will be required to complete a brief non generic packing list online, entries to be made in the format: "5 x Cotton T-Shirts, 2 x Jeans, 3 x Cotton Shirt" and so on rather than as "10 x Used Clothing".

What can I send to Colombia? 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;
  • Animals and Animal products;
  • Firearms and firearm parts, ammunition, explosives, weapons (including imitations of same);
  • Dangerous / hazardous goods;
  • Flowers and plant products;
  • Human remains or ashes;
  • Illegal or restricted goods;
  • Medical samples;
  • Items that require a temperature controlled environment;
  • Passports;
  • Pornography;
  • Prescription drugs and pharmaceutical products;
  • Tobacco;
  • Religious Artefacts
  • Foodstuffs, perishable food articles and beverages including, but not limited to: 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;
  • Cash or other forms of tradeable currency;
  • Irreplaceable items.

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

In addition to the above when sending to Colombia we prohibit the sending of:

  • Military Equipment.

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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Kelly verified customer
October 2016
Great communication
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Bag there in a week
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October 2016
Excellent service, no worries, no problems.
Kept informed of whereabouts of luggage at all time. Could not have been happier. Will certainly use "Send My Bag " services again.


Returning to Colombia after studying abroad? Or about to begin a backpack tour around South America? SendMyBag offers the perfect opportunity to ship your personal effects to Colombia whilst avoiding the excess baggage fees charged by airlines.

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