Send a Parcel to Ireland | Cheap Courier to Ireland from UK
Send Documents, Parcels, Luggage and Pallets to Ireland
Prices start from £16*.
Planet Couriers offers cheap, fast and reliable parcel delivery service to Ireland in partnership with the world’s leading carriers such as DHL & UPS. Get your quote today by clicking the button below. You will then be redirected to our online booking platform – www.peleka.com
*price exclude surcharges & VAT
How much does it cost to send a parcel from UK to the Republic of Ireland?
It will cost as little as £16.00* to send a parcel to Ireland from the UK, although the rates depend on the weight. dimensions and the delivery address of your consignments. Please click here to get a quote.
Do you deliver parcels to all parts of Ireland from the UK?
Yes, we do. We can send not only your parcels but also documents, luggage and pallets from the UK to anywhere in Ireland from big cities like Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Waterford, Drogheda, Swords, Dundalk, Bray and Navan to Kilcooleor anywhere else in the country.
How do I arrange collection for my parcel to Ireland?
You can book your collection online and the courier will come and collect the parcel either from your home or work address. Alternatively, you can drop your consignment off at your nearest DHL Service Point. There are over 1200 DHL Service Points located in high streets and retail outlets across the UK. Therefore, there is bound to be a DHL Service Point near you.
How do I label a consignment to Ireland?
It is essential to correctly label your consignment to Ireland so that the courier can clearly see the address it’s being delivered to. You have to securely attached your label to your consignment using a clear plastic envelope in order to avoid the labels to become detached while the consignment is in transit.
What is the address format I should use for sending a parcel to Republic of Ireland?
The postcode system of Ireland is known as Eircode. Each code consists of seven digits – a three-digit ‘routing key’, and 4-digit ‘unique identified e.g. A62 R3GH. The routing key is not directly liked to any individual towns or counties, and has been liked to a prefix number on landline phones. The unique identifier is for an individual address.
When shipping your parcel to Republic of Ireland, you need to follow the address format below.
Mr. S. Sullivan [addressee]
ABC Limited [institution / company name]
32 Hampton Road [house number, or name if house has no number, and street name]
Co. Cork [County]
A62 TF12 [Ericode]
Can Planet Couriers collect same day?
Yes, we can. However, you must do the booking within the collection cut off time for your area.
How long does a parcel take from UK to Ireland?
We have got a choice of economy or express parcel delivery services to Ireland. The transit time to Ireland if you use express service is one working day while the economy service normally take around 2 working days. However, parcels to remote parts of Ireland can take longer and cost a little bit more.
Why should we use Planet Couriers to send parcel to Ireland? Why not the carriers directly?
We have negotiated huge discounts with the carriers including DHL due to the large volume of shipments we are putting through their networks. As a result, we are able to pass on the savings to customers who are shipping to Ireland.
Do I need to open an account to send a parcel to Ireland?
No, you don’t. However, if you regularly ship to Ireland for that matter any other destinations throughout the world, then it is advisable to open an account. As an account holder, you will benefit from additional discounts and will be making payment only once a month instead of making payment every time you book a shipment.
What paperwork do I need to send a parcel to Ireland?
As Ireland is a member of the European Union, you do not need any customs documents such as commercial invoice to send your parcels to Ireland. However, this may change depending on the outcome of the negotiation between the UK and the EU with regard to Brexit.
Do you offer extended liability cover for parcels being shipped to Ireland?
Yes, we do offer extended liability cover to provide you with additional peace of mind and financial security. Please note that the liability does not include consequential loss of profit. It only covers the value of items which is the purchase price.
Are there any items which I cannot send to Ireland?
Yes, you cannot send some items to Ireland through our partners’ network. Please click here to see the list of restricted and prohibited items. If you are not sure, please contact us.
How do I track my parcel to Ireland on Planet Courier website?
Once your consignment is collected, you can track your parcel to Ireland by entering the waybill number of your parcel on the tracking page as all shipments are trackable. if you enter the receiver’s email address during the booking process, then the receiver will be notified by email when the parcel is collected, when it is out for delivery and also after delivery.
Exporting to Ireland from the United Kingdom (UK)
The Republic of Ireland is the 5th largest customer for the UK exports. The UK is the 2nd biggest customer for Irish exports.
Benefits for UK businesses exporting to Ireland include:
- English speaking
- same time zone
- strong transport links
- similar regulatory and legal framework
- ideal starter or test export market
- sophisticated consumer market
- open economy, used to imports
- good perception of the quality of British goods and services