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Baggage Shipping to Colombia

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

  1. Customs - Personal Effects Information
  2. What can I send to Colombia? 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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JACKIE J verified customer
December 2018
BAG A BARGAIN
Super service yet again, cheaper then most airlines and bigger weight allowance, no heaving heavy lugguage around on transport, door to door service is excellent. Use them every year for my christms shopping in the Uk as I live in Spain . Great service great price.
Holiday
Lifetime Bags Sent: 15
4.0
Teresa M verified customer
December 2018
Sending from UK to Spain
I will use this service again
I would give 5 * if you put Parcel Tracking as
STANDER
Lifetime Bags Sent: 1

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.  Storage fees may also be applied whilst the shipment is held by our courier partner until customs clearance is completed.

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;
  • 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.

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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