Send Luggage to Guyana
Important Guyana Customs Information
General Customs Information When Shipping to Guyana
Most of Send My Bag's shipments are not stoppped by customs. This is because most of our customers send personal effects, which normally benefit from a generous duty-free allowance when shipped into other countries. The majority of countries define personal effects as items that have been in the sender's possession for at least six months.
You must demonstrate to customs officials that you are only sending personal effects by filling out a personal effects list online. You should write this in a non-generic way, listing for example, '2 x Pairs of Jeans, 1 x Sweatshirt, 7 x Pairs Polyester Socks', rather than grouping them together as '10 x Used Clothing'.
If you are sending brand new or commercial items, such as birthday presents, you may have to pay customs duties and taxes. This is why it is important to check with Guyanese customs before you book your collection to see whether you need to pay taxes and to find out what documentation you need to supply with your shipment.
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 Guyanese customs.
Further information is available on our customs information page.
What can I send to Guyana? 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;
- Prescription drugs and pharmaceutical products;
- 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 Guyana we prohibit the sending of:
- Gambling devices.
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.