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Post to Switzerland

Postage to Switzerland from £8.65

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Shipping to Switzerland from the UK

If you’re looking for the cheapest way to ship to Switzerland, we’ve got you. Working with the best international couriers in the UK, such as Royal Mail, DPD and Parcelforce, means you can trust your parcel will arrive safely and at an affordable price.

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Ship to Switzerland with Parcel2Go

Our Services and Postage to Switzerland

Our postage to Switzerland starts from just £8.65!

But being on a budget doesn’t mean compromising on quality. Post to Switzerland with our express delivery services and your parcel could arrive in just 2-3 working days! Or choose an economy delivery service for a lower price point.

Before You Ship to Switzerland

Before shipping to Switzerland from the UK, we always recommend checking Swiss customs requirements to make sure you don’t send any prohibited items or come across any issues that could delay your parcel’s arrival. You might also want to avoid shipping on Switzerland’s national holidays and non-working days (Saturday and Sunday) as well, to avoid any holdups.

Don’t worry about the cost to ship to Switzerland, post with Parcel2Go instead.

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Our International Services to Switzerland

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Swiss Customs, Tax and Charges

When you send a parcel to Switzerland, no matter what it is, you’ll need to attach certain documents to your shipment. This will usually include a commercial invoice, which we will send to you, alongside any other paperwork your item needs, as soon as you complete your booking with us.

When it comes to customs tax and duty, if you’re sending a gift to a family member or friend in Switzerland, your parcel will be duty-free if it’s under the value of CHF100 (about £85). The gift must be sent from you to the recipient, not ordered directly from an online marketplace, such as Amazon or eBay, as all imports shipped from businesses have to pay additional fees. 

If you do need to pay tax or duty on your item, the standard VAT rate is 7.7% but less on certain foods and special goods such as books. You can work out exactly how much duty will be for your shipment to Switzerland during our booking process.

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Our Top Tip

When you go through our booking process, you can work out exactly how much duty will be for your shipment to Switzerland. So don’t worry if you’re unsure about customs, Parcel2Go makes postage to Switzerland easy to work out and quick to book.

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Switzerland Address Format

Remember that when addressing post to Switzerland, the name of the town comes after the postcode.

Here’s a full guide on how to address a parcel to Switzerland so you can make sure your parcel will be delivered to the right place. And here’s an example:

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Switzerland Prohibited Items

Before you send a parcel to Switzerland, it’s really important to make sure you’re not shipping any restricted items. Take a look at our prohibited items list, where you can filter by country and courier to be certain about what you can and cannot send.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cheapest way to send a parcel to Switzerland?

Postage to Switzerland starts from just £8.65 with Parcel2Go!

Our Lowest Price Guarantee means that we won’t be beaten on price, and if you do find a cheaper shipping price elsewhere, we’ll match it!

How long does it take to send a package from the UK to Switzerland?

Shipping to Switzerland from the UK can take as little as 2-3 days with Parcel2Go.

If you’re not in a rush, our cheapest delivery still takes only 3-5 days but some services are quicker than others so always check before you ship!

What can’t you post to Switzerland?

Switzerland has a number of restricted items, some of which you would expect, like fresh foods and weapons. But they do have several other restrictions too, including:

  • Anything that could be considered political propaganda

  • Cash or money in any form

  • Flammable solid items such as matches

  • Large vehicle parts such as car doors

  • Medicines

  • Radar warning devices

Make sure before you post to Switzerland, you check our full list of prohibited items first so your parcel isn’t held up or even destroyed.