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If you are one of the millions of customers looking for a cheap courier to India to ship your package with, then Parcel Monkey is here to help you.
Our shipping calculator will save you the time and hassle of having to research multiple delivery options, as we offer a wide range of global couriers and shipping agents all in one place.
Try DHL eCommerce for shipping to India
We provide customers with cheap shipping to India from anywhere in the USA, including our new DHL eCommerce service. This delivery service is half the price of many other courier and mail services.
All you have to do is get select a DHL eCommerce delivery via our shipping calculator, print out your shipping labels and drop off at your local USPS Post Office. If you need a reliable, low-cost delivery option, this tracked mail solution is perfect especially if you are looking to reach new overseas markets such as India.
The estimated transit time to India is 11-22 days with DHL eCommerce, ideal for those looking at economical delivery options.
What other couriers to India can I book?
Our shipping calculator is a price comparator tool so that you can compare a number of delivery options if you have a package to ship to India. We offer Express delivery as well as Economy options so that there is a choice for all of our customers.
- USA Express International - a hybrid express shipping service, collected by FedEx and delivered in India by DHL.
- DHL Express - a premium, Express delivery service transported door to door by DHL.
Can I drop off my package at a local store?
- USPS International Priority Mail - Drop off at a local USPS Post Office and your package will be exported out of the US by USPS and delivered by the local Post Office.
- Parcel Monkey International Drop Off - drop off your package at a local FedEx store and it will be shipped to India by FedEx and delivered to your recipient.
Many customers will be familiar with the USPS services and the international shipping they offer so we have these available to book on our marketplace at various service levels in case your item is time sensitive.
How long does shipping to India take?
You can book both economical and express couriers to deliver your package through our shipping marketplace. Our USA Express International, International Drop Off option and DHL Express will all take approx 2-5 working days to deliver your package.
Having affordable shipping to India can provide you with a massive business opportunity, but it can be a more complex than shipping to other destinations as the country's customs team do take a great deal of care checking what is coming into their nation.
What can I ship to India?
Given that India has 1.2 billion people residing in its cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata, there is a vast and ever-growing amount of goods being shipped there every day. Imports from the US alone to India are worth billions every year.
We can help you send goods to India for business purposes, or if you are an Indian expat overseas looking to send goods home.
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eCommerce in India
354 million Indians have access to the internet, browsing online stores looking for the latest trends in fashion, electronics and other sectors, however, the domestic suppliers cannot keep up, meaning a perfect opportunity has arisen for retailers in countries around the world to meet the demand.
By 2020, India is expected to generate $100 billion online retail revenue out of which $35 billion will be through fashion e-commerce. If you are looking for a market that is rapidly expanding to help grow your business, don't be put off by the idea of shipping to South Asia and India in particular, it isn't as expensive or complex to send goods there as you might think, and there will be a captive audience waiting to have items delivered at a great price.
Customs advice for shipping to India
India is very cautious about goods entering the country so you should expect your package to be subject to in-depth checks. There are a few restrictions to be aware of, for consignments that are gifts, exemptions amount to 10000.00 Indian Rupee per shipment.
India not only has the usual prohibitions such as electronic cigarettes, seeds, other plant materials, products made in Iran, guns and batteries but also prohibited are maps, which have what the Indian government classes as having incorrect boundaries with other countries indicated. They also prohibit passports being sent into the country other than to an Embassy in India.
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