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Reasons to Consider Shipping and Crating Christmas Gifts

Posted on Tue, Dec 03, 2013

When choosing gifts for friends and family members, you’ve no doubt went to a great deal of effort to find them just the right one. In order to ensure your gift arrives safely, here are occasions when it might be best to consider shipping and crating them to your loved ones rather than delivering them yourself.

If you’re traveling by plane or bus, getting through the terminal with a large number of packages could be quite cumbersome to do. Not only that, but you could be subject to extra baggage fees, and clearing security checkpoints could be a virtual nightmare. When you ship your gifts ahead of time, you can focus on making your connection rather than worrying about handling packages.

You could want to ship packages even if you are traveling by car. Depending upon the size of your gifts, you might just find there is no room left over for your own luggage, or that you are unable to fit everyone in the car after all your packages are loaded. Even if you do have room for everything, you risk damaging your gifts if you experience a flat tire and need to unload your trunk in order to change it. You do not want to leave the gifts on the back seat of your car as you make a stop for gas or food. Unsavory individuals may consider this a time to to for their “free” gift shopping.

If you’re giving someone an especially large gift, you may find that handling it yourself is too awkward to do. Having a professional moving company take care of this task for you will ensure that you don’t strain your back and wind up spending your Christmas holiday feeling miserable.  

Here at Pack N Send, we can advise you how to ship gifts of any size, and can ensure your Christmas packages get safely to their destination. To find out more, contact us in Houston at 713 266 1450

If you are planning on shipping gifts internationally, it is best to ship as early as possible. There may be customs to consider in the country that you are shipping the gifts to. We have listed below  the countries that we ship to.  Please call ahead to make sure that you can ship the item that you have purchased to the country of your choice.

Afghanistan

Albania

Algeria

American Samoa

Andorra

Angola

Anguilla

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Aruba

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan
B
ahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Baruba

Belarus

Belize

Belgium

Benin

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bolivia |

Bonaire

Botswana

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil

Brittish Virgin Islands

Brunei

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi
C
ambodia

Cameroon

Canada

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

|Chile

China

Colombia

Congo

Congo Republic of

Cook Island

Costa Rica

Croatia

Curaco

Cyprus

Czech Republic
  
Denmark

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic
East Timor

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Eritrea

Estonia

Ethiopia

Faeroe Islands
 
Fijii

Finland

France

French Guinana

French Polynesia
 
Gabon

The Gambia

Germany

Georgia

Ghana

Gibraltar

Greece

Greenland

Grenada

Guadeloupe

Guam

Guatemala

Guinea

Guyana
 
Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong

Hungary  
Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iraq

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Ivory Coast


Jamaica

Japan

Jordan
Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan
Laos

Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Libyan Arab Jamahiriy

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg
Macao

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Malta

Marshall Islands

Martinique

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mexico

Micronesia

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Montserrat

Morocco

Mozambique

Namibia

Nepal

Netherlands

Netherlands Antilles

New Caledonia

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Norway
Oman
 
Pakistan

Palau

Palestine

Panama

Papa New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Phillipines

Poland

Portugal

Puerto Rico
Qatar

Reunion
 
Romania

Russia

Rwanda

Saba

Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands)

Samoa

San Marino

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

South Africa

South Korea

Spain

Sri Lanka

St. Barthelemy

St. Eustatius

St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Lucia

St. Maarten

St. Vincent

Suriname

Swaziland

Sweden

Switzerland

Syria
Taiwan

Tanzania

Thailand

Tonga

Tongo

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turks and Caicos Islands
Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

United States of America

U.S. Virgin Islands

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Vatican City
Venezuela

Vietnam

Wallis and Futuna
Yemen
Zambia

Zimbabwe

 

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