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Are you planning to send a package from the USA to friends, family, or clients in Israel? If your answer is yes, do you have a shipping partner in mind to help you actualize your shipping plans? For those who don’t know this article will give your insight into choosing the shipping option that meets your needs and budget. These are not only the most secure modes for sending packages to Israel but also the modes that will allow you to track your package until it lands in Israel. Additionally, it will give you the right information on the dos and don’ts that come with sending a package to Israel from the United States.
There are at least five convenient ways in which you can deliver your package from the USA to Israel. These are through; DHL E-commerce, EMS parcel post, light packet, international drop off, and international priority drop off.
1. DHL eCommerce
This is the most reliable and premium means of sending packages from the US to Israel. It is a shipping giant service tracked globally. In addition, DHL provides a convenient online platform for the safe delivery of packages to various destinations in Israeli. The courier offers convenient shipping and premium shipping solutions to Israel. It is important to note that, this type of shipping service falls under hybrid courier service. This is where several shipping companies, partner to deliver packages conveniently across the globe. You will be required to package your goods well before dropping them at a local DHL office. Also, you will have to provide custom declaration documents and fill forms explaining the nature and content of the package.
Furthermore, DHL has existing restrictions on the delivery of perishables, liquids, and pharmaceutical products. Once the shipping commences, it is possible to track and get real-time updates on the status of the shipment. Once the package arrives in Israel, the local postal network takes over and delivers the product to its final destination. Delivery of a 5 lb package will cost about $51.36 and it will take 1 to 4 business days for a package to be delivered in Israel.
2. EMS parcel post
Express Mail Service (EMS) is one of the most economical ways of delivering a parcel from the USA to Israel. Just like the USPS, EMS uses a global postal network for their deliveries. It has affordable delivery options for goods of up to 65lbs. A 5lb package will cost $56.23, a 10lb package will cost $80.05, a 20lb package will cost $125.39 and a 30lb package will $176.96. When shipping from the USA, the services will be jointly undertaken by EMS and Israeli Post. I would advise that you book using Parcel monkey since you will be given shipping labels that you will be required to print and attach to your package together with the customs documents. The shipping labels contain the address for the sorting depot and the destination address. Your package will arrive at the local postal service in Israel within 7-16 business days. Overall, EMS is convenient and affordable. In addition, subscription packages give privileges like door-to-door pick-ups and discounts on the volume of shipments.
3. Light Packet
The light packet is the cheapest shipping solution from the United States to Israel. It provides you with fully tracked delivery using the monkey tracking tool of up to 4lbs with charges starting from $26.10 for 1lb and $42.40 for 4lbs. You should be able to pack your items well, print and label them together with the customs documents which identify the contents of your package before dropping them off at the nearest FedEx location. The light packet can be easily tracked with the help of the packet monkey tracking tool. Once it reaches Israel, you can a pick-up delivery service can be arranged or it may be delivered to the recipient's doorstep. It takes between 10-16 business days for a package to be delivered to Israel. Lastly, the Light packet also includes an insurance cover while the package is in transit.
4. International Drop-Off
International drop-off is another cheap and convenient way of delivering Israeli-bound packages. Just like the Light Packet, EMS and DHL, there is also the option of tracking your package while on transit. The weight limit is 99lbs and some of the prohibited items include perishable and unpackaged items or anything that contains liquids. Delivery of an item to Israel can take between 2-5 business days. It is a convenient option since packages can either be picked from your doorstep or your place of work. Furthermore, International drop-off will allow you to include an insurance cover of $100, which is upgradeable to $800 maximum depending on the value of the package.
5. International priority Drop-Off
International priority drop-off is one of the most reliable modes of sending packages from the USA to Israel. It is ideal for urgent packages since it takes 1-3 business days for a package to be delivered to Israel and the recipient will be notified of its arrival. Throughout transit, you will be able to monitor your package as well. Only packages of up to 99lb can be delivered via International priority Drop-Off. An 11lb package will be delivered to Israel for about $80.29 while a 99lb package will be delivered for $537.34. International priority drop-off ensures that the package reaches you fast. Lastly, you will be able to take an insurance cover for your package while on transit.
I hope this was helpful. The goal is all about finding a shipping agency you can trust to help you with your shipping needs. Greater convenience comes at an extra cost. Moreover, affordable shipping options may not always be the most convenient. In the end, the buck stops with you. Start shipping today with the comfort and convenience that you deserve!