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International Shipping to Greece? See Prohibitions

Posted on Tue, Jul 29, 2014

According to the USPS there are some prohibitions when mailing to Greece. We have listed some of the prohibitions below.

Prohibitions:

• Aluminum foil for tobacco manufacturing
• Arms and weapons.
• Coins
• traveler’s checks
• platinum
• gold or silver, manufactured or not
• precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles
• Firearms, swords, and any articles containing them.
• Human remains.
• Live plants and animals
• Perishable infectious biological substances
• Perishable noninfectious biological substances
• Playing cards
• Saccharine
• Tobacco
• Cigars
• Cigarettes
• cigarette papers
• Radioactive materials

Greece also has mailing restrictions which can be found on the USPS website.

• Greece’s official name is the Hellenic Republic.
• Athens is the capital of Greece..
• Urban areas have about two thirds of the Greek population.
• The official language of Greece is Greek.
• Euro is the currency of Greece.
• There are thousands of islands that make up parts of Greece
• Greece contains many mountains.

If you have questions about shipping to Greece or questions about Houston commercial freight preparation to other countries, please feel free to contact us. We have compiled a partial list of the countries where we offer international shipping service.

•    Albania                                                           
•    Algeria
•    American Samoa
•    Andorra
•    Angola
•    Anguilla
•    Antigua and Barbuda
•    Argentina
•    Armenia
•    Aruba
•    Australia
•    Austria
•    Azerbaijan 
•    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 
•    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 
•    Ecuador
•    Egypt
•    El Salvador
•    Eritrea
•    Estonia
•    Ethiopia
•    Faeroe Islands
•    Finland
•    France
•    French Guinana
•    French Polynesia
•    The Gambia
•    Germany
•    Georgia
•    Ghana
•    Gibraltar
•    Greece
•    Greenland
•    Grenada
•    Guadeloupe
•    Guam
•    Guatemala
•    Guinea
•    Guyana 
•    Honduras
•    Hong Kong
•    Hungary  
•    India
•    Indonesia
•    Iraq
•    Ireland
•    Israel
•    Italy 
•    Ivory Coast
•    Japan
•    Jordan
•    Kenya
•    Kuwait
•    Kyrgyzstan
•    Laos
•    Latvia
•    Lebanon
•    Lesotho
•    Liberia
•    Libya
•    Libyan Arab Jamahiriy
•    Liechtenstein
•    Lithuania
•    Luxembourg 
•    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

•    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
•    Vietnam

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