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.
Brittish Virgin Islands
Congo Republic of
Libyan Arab Jamahiriy
Papa New Guinea
Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands)
St. Kitts and Nevis
Turks and Caicos Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands