International Shipping | Shipping Around the World (2024)

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The certified experts at your local The UPS Store® make shipping overseas as simple as can be. Whether you’re sending letters to family, presents to friends or even freighting large items abroad, we offer a wide range of international shipping services to make sure your packages arrive safely and speedily.

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Saving You Time

Our experts understand the ins and outs of shipping internationally, especially when it comes to customs, regulations, rules and tariffs. Next time you’re looking to send something to another country, save time by bringing it to your neighborhood The UPS Storeand letting us handle the details.

Extending Our Expertise Overseas

UPS® operates more than 2,000 daily flights to 220 countries and territories, offering a variety of day- and time-specific delivery options, full tracking visibility, and expertise in customs clearance regulations.

Giving You More Ways To Ship

Our unparalleled flexibility and expansive geographic coverage means we have more options tailored to your unique international shipping needs. Plus, when you pack and ship through your local The UPS Store, your package is covered by our .

International Shipping Options

UPS Worldwide Express Plus®

  • Delivery by 8:30 am to Canada
  • 9:00 am to all other destinations
  • Next day delivery to Canada
  • Delivery within two business days to Europe
  • Delivery within two or three business days to Asia

UPS Worldwide Express®

  • Delivery by 10:30 am or 12:00 noon
  • Delivery by the next business day to Canada and for documents to Mexico
  • Second business day delivery to Europe and Latin America
  • Delivery within two or three business days to Asia

UPS Worldwide Saver®

  • Delivery by end of day
  • Next business day delivery to Canada and for documents to Mexico
  • Second business day delivery to Europe and Latin America
  • Delivery within two or three business days to Asia

UPS Worldwide Expedited®

  • Delivery in two business days to Canada
  • Next business day delivery to Canada and for documents to Mexico
  • Delivery in three or four days to Europe
  • Delivery in four or five days to Asia and Latin America UPS Standard
  • Day-definite delivery based on origin and destination

UPS Standard

  • Day-definite delivery based on origin and destination

Track a Package

Use theTracking Toolto track your package and get the estimated delivery date.

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Pack & Ship Guarantee

When we pack and ship your items using materials purchased from The UPS Store, we'll cover the cost of packing and shipping plus the value of your items, if lost or damaged.

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With more than 5,300 convenient locations nationwide, your local The UPS Store is just a click away. Use the link below to find your closest store, schedule an appointment, or learn more about their products and services.

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International Shipping Frequently Asked Questions

Can you pack my item(s)?

Yes. Our locations are staffed with packing professionals who take great care in securing your item(s) for shipment. We uphold quality packaging standards for the safe arrival of your item(s).

Can I purchase packaging supplies at The UPS Store?

We offer a wide range of packaging supplies and materials, including envelopes, boxes, bubble cushioning, packaging peanuts and tape. Just ask our packing experts for advice on what supplies will best suit your needs.

How much do you charge for packaging supplies and services?

Because our locations are individually owned and operated, prices may vary. Contact your neighborhood location for pricing.

Can I order carrier supplies at The UPS Store?

The UPS Store does not sell package carrier supplies. To order supplies, contact the package carrier directly.

Do I have to pack my item at The UPS Store, or can I bring it in already packed?

You can bring your package in already packed, and our packing experts can determine if it’s properly packed to withstand shipping stresses. Or you can trust our packing experts to do the job for you so your items arrive safely and intact.

Can you ship large or odd-shaped items internationally?

Yes. Many of our locations are capable of shipping large or odd-shaped items, such as furniture. Large or odd-shaped items often require specialized packaging. The UPS Store offers custom handling and packaging, from blanket wrap to custom cartons, crating, shrink-wrapping and palletizing. Your neighborhood location can advise you on the best packaging method for your item(s). Contact yourneighborhood locationto ensure it offers packing and shipping of large or odd-shaped items.

How do I know my international shipment will clear customs?

The UPS Store will assist you in completing the correct documentation so that your shipment has the best chance of clearing customs. The international shipping experts at The UPS Store will inform you at the time of transaction of any restrictions that may cause problems for your shipment.

What are duties, taxes and fees?

Duties are fees imposed by customs on imported merchandise. The applicable charge will be based on the value and/or gross weight and may differ according to the commodity. You are responsible for payment of all duties and fees. Fees are implemented by the customs broker or agent for its services.

How do I find out which duties, taxes and fees apply to my international shipment?

Contact your neighborhood locationto ensure it offers this service for details on duties, taxes and fees. You can also visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency’s Web site at www.cbp.gov to find out what items are restricted from import into the United States. Visit the World Customs Organization’s Web site at www.wcoomd.org to find restrictions for other countries. Visit www.ups.com for a list of U.S. Customs Brokerage service fees. For more details, contact the UPS International Service Center at (800) 782-7892.

What should I do if my international shipment does not clear customs?

The UPS Store location that shipped your item(s) will contact you and provide you three options: (1) you provide additional information and/or authorize payment of any charges so the package or letter can be delivered to the consignee; (2) you give authorization to pay the necessary charges (return freight, plus any other charges) to have the package or letter returned to you; (3) you abandon the shipment and authorize payment of abandonment charges, if required by the destination country. You will need to determine the course of action you wish to take and make arrangements for payment. A decision will have to be made within three business days. If a decision is not given, the package will be returned to The UPS Store, where you can pick it up.

Can I get email notification of my shipment’s progress or status?

Yes. You can receive email notifications of your shipment’s progress or status. To receive e-mail notifications, use the online tracking feature. You have the option of entering up to three email addresses and a short message (optional). When the package is delivered, e-mail notifications will be sent to all specified email addresses with a link to the most current package information.

How long will it take for my shipment to arrive at its destination?

Delivery time depends on the service you purchase. The UPS Store offers UPS Next Day Air®, UPS 2nd Day Air®, UPS 3 Day Select®, UPS Ground and other options.

How do I track my shipment?

Use theonline trackingfeature to track your shipment. You will need your tracking number. If you don’t have the tracking number, contactThe UPS Store locationthat shipped your item(s). Because our locations are individually owned and operated, the MBE Home Office does not have access to your shipping details. If you did not ship your item(s) at The UPS Store, contact the package carrier directly to obtain your tracking number. If the information on the online tracking feature is unclear, contact the carrier directly to inquire about specific delivery details of your shipment.

What should I do if I can’t track my shipment online?

ContactThe UPS Store locationthat shipped your item(s). Because our locations are individually owned and operated, the MBE Home Office does not have access to your shipping details. If you did not ship your item(s) at The UPS Store, contact the package carrier directly.

What should I do if I don’t understand the tracking information for my shipment?

Contact the package carrier directly to inquire about specific delivery details of your shipment.

Can I upgrade the service level of my shipment while in route?

Contact The UPS Store location that shipped your item(s) immediately to inquire about the possibility of address correction. If you did not ship your item(s) at The UPS Store, contact the package carrier directly.

How do I change the address on my shipment?

ContactThe UPS Store locationthat shipped your item(s) immediately to inquire about the possibility of address correction. If you did not ship your item(s) at The UPS Store, contact the package carrier directly.

Can I re-route my shipment while in transit?

ContactThe UPS Store locationthat shipped your item(s) immediately to inquire about the possibility of re-routing your shipment. If you did not ship your item(s) at The UPS Store, contact the package carrier directly.

For UPS shipments, UPS offersUPS Delivery Intercept®, allowing the shipper (i.e., The UPS Store) to maintain control of packages as they move through the UPS network. This fee-based service allows shippers to request the intercept of packages prior to delivery, providing greater flexibility in managing shipping needs. When you select UPS Delivery Intercept, The UPS Store can request that UPS perform one of the following actions: return to sender; deliver to another address; reschedule delivery; and will call. To find out more about UPS Delivery Intercept and how to intercept a package, contact yourneighborhood location.

Can I insure my shipment?

Each carrier offers a declared value program. Because our locations are individually owned and operated, prices may vary. Contact yourneighborhood locationfor declared value pricing.

What should I do if my shipment arrived damaged?

If you are the sender, immediately notifyThe UPS Store locationthat shipped your item(s) to report a damaged shipment and begin the claim process. Have the recipient save all packaging material. Once The UPS Store location reports the damaged package, the carrier that shipped your package will initiate an investigation and may or may not approve the claim upon successful completion of the investigation. If you are the recipient, contact the sender of the shipment to inform him or her that the shipment arrived damaged. Because the sender is the customer of The UPS Store, he or she will need to notify The UPS Store location that shipped the item(s) to report a damaged shipment and begin the claim process. Remember to save all packaging material.

What should I do if my shipment is lost or stolen?

If you are the sender, immediately notifyThe UPS Store locationthat shipped your item(s) to report the lost or stolen shipment and begin the claim process. Once The UPS Store location reports the damaged package, the carrier that shipped your item(s) will initiate an investigation and may or may not approve the claim upon successful completion of the investigation. If you are the recipient, contact the sender of the shipment to inform him or her that the shipment is lost or stolen. Because the sender is the customer of The UPS Store, he or she will need to notify The UPS Store location from which the item was shipped to report the lost or stolen shipment and begin the claim process.

What should I do if my shipment arrived late?

If you are the sender, immediately notifyThe UPS Store locationthat shipped the item(s) to report the late arrival of your shipment. For UPS shipments, the sender may be entitled to a UPS Guaranteed Service Refund. The UPS Store location will be able to submit a UPS Guaranteed Service Refund request for eligible service refunds on your shipment. Refund checks will be made payable to you for the amount up to the UPS retail rate for shipping charges, and up to the UPS retail accessorial rate for refundable service options. The UPS Store location will be able to choose whether the check will be mailed to your address or the address of The UPS Store location. Service guarantees may be suspended during the holidays due to increased volume of packages. Please review the holiday schedule on www.ups.com. If you are the recipient, contact the sender of the shipment. Because the sender is the customer of The UPS Store, he or she must immediately notify The UPS Store location that shipped the item(s).

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