Countries

Parcel to ireland

Ties between the UK and Ireland are historic and deep. Relations between the two counties stretch back to time immemorial. Both countries share the same language and 10% of the British population have Irish ancestry. There is no other country in Europe with whom the United Kingdom shares more in common with than the Republic of Ireland.

parcel to ireland

Businesses can capitalise on these close ties, short transit times and excellent transportation links between the UK and Ireland by becoming a World Options customer and send a parcel to Ireland.

View and compare low prices from expert courier companies like UPS, FEDEX, DHL and TNT when sending parcels to Ireland. Once a business is setup with a free World Options account, they are able get quick quotes, book one shipment at a time or multiple shipment in bulk.

We also make payment processing easy for you, no matter how many different carriers you select to ship with, you will receive all your shipments on one invoice within the World Options online portal for easy accounts processing.

Thousands of businesses are saving time and money every day on their shipping, by joining World Options.

INTERNATIONAL COURIER SERVICES TO IRELAND

UPS

  • Express
  • Express Saver

FEDEX

  • International Priority

DHL

  • Express Worldwide
  • Economy Select

TNT

  • Express - Global
  • Express – Economy

TOP 20 CITIES IN IRELAND WORLD OPTIONS CUSTOMERS SHIP TO

  • Dublin
  • Cork
  • Limerick
  • Galway
  • Waterford
  • Drogheda
  • Swords
  • Dundalk
  • Bray
  • Navan
  • Kilkenny
  • Ennis
  • Carlow
  • Tralee
  • Newbridge
  • Port Laoise
  • Balbriggan
  • Naas
  • Athlone
  • Mullingar

parcel to ireland

PROHIBITED AND RESTRICTED ITEMS

The following items cannot be exported to Ireland. Further information can be found on the Office of Revenue Commissioners website:

  • Ammunition
  • Birds, poultry or eggs
  • Endangered species
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Firearms
  • Hay or straw (even if used as packing)
  • Indecent or obscene material (books, periodicals, prints and video recordings)
  • Live animals or dead animals (including cats and dogs)
  • Meat and meat products, milk and milk products, and certain foodstuffs (with specific exceptions)
  • Offensive weapons
  • Oral smokeless tobacco products (for example, Snus)
  • Plants or bulbs

CUSTOMS AND DUTY

Ireland is part of the EU single market, which means that other EU member states do not need to pay duty on their goods, apart from excise duty. There is also free movement of goods and services for all EU member nations, meaning there is currently no need for customs checks on UK products entering Ireland.

HOW TO ADDRESS A PARCEL TO IRELAND

The Republic of Ireland and the UK use the same address labelling format , however remember to print the name of the country in capital letters.

BREXIT

At the time of this guide being written, the UK is still part of the EU and the Brexit agreement is still being negotiated. Businesses looking to ship to Ireland from the UK must keep abreast of all Brexit news to get the most up-to-date information about what shipping rules are applicable to them. The UK is set to leave the EU on 29th March 2019, after which date there will be a transition period.

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