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  1. Customs - Personal Effects Information
  2. What can I send to Tuvalu? 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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January 2019
Sending from Italy to UK
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January 2019
Convenient
Great delivery however my suitcase wheels were both snapped upon arrival so now I am unable to use my new suitcase
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Important Tuvalu Customs Information

General Customs Information When Shipping to Tuvalu

Due to the significant duty-free allowance for personal effects granted by many countries, the majority of Send My Bag shipments worldwide will not be stopped by customs. Personal effects are used items that have been in the sender’s possession for at least 6 months.

If your bag is checked by Tuvaluan customs and is found to contain brand new or commercial items, such as gifts, you may need to pay customs duties and taxes. Please check with Tuvaluan customs in advance so you are aware of any customs duties you will have to pay, follow their advice and attach all necessary documents.

We advise all travellers to check how their shipment will be assessed under Tuvaluan customs regulations, as customs processes vary by country.

You can find out more at Send My Bag’s customs information page.

To indicate to customs that you are sending personal effects, you need to fill out a brief non-generic packing list online, to be completed in the following way: "3 x Pairs Leather Sandals, 3 x Linen Dress, 4 x Cotton Trousers", etc., rather than as "10 x Used Clothing".

What can I send to Tuvalu? 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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