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Parcel delivery and courier service to Italy


Planning to send a parcel to Italy? Sending a parcel from the UK to Italy is easy with us. It’s one of our most popular destinations for parcels to be sent from the UK, and with prices starting at just £42.88* , it’s no wonder we send so many parcels there every month. We offer a road service and a worldwide air delivery service, so whether your parcel is urgent or not, you’re sure to find the service to meet your needs.

See how much it will cost to deliver a parcel to Italy by simply entering the weight and dimensions into the quote box. Then, when you’re ready to send your parcel, all you need to do is register (don’t worry, it only takes a couple of minutes) and provide us with the relevant collection and delivery details.

Our shipping to Italy includes shipping to all major cities, including: Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Bari, Venice and more.

Sending a parcel to Italy with us is incredibly easy. Once you’re registered, you can book in right now with just a few clicks on your screen. We provide some of the best prices you will find online, without compromising on the level of service we offer.

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2023 Italy National Holidays


Please be aware that postage to Italy may be affected by one of a number of national holidays across the year. Make a note of specific dates that may differ to the UK – as they could explain why there are any delays in shipping to Italy.



8th December

Immaculate Conception Day

25th December

Christmas Day

26th December

Boxing Day

*Public holidays in Italy may affect our estimated transit times.



2024 Italy National Holidays




1st January

New Year's Day

6th January


29th March

Orthodox Easter

1st April

Easter Monday

25th April

Independence Day

1st May

Labour Day

2nd June

Republic Day

15th August

Feast of the Assumption

1st November

All Saints' Day

8th December

Immaculate Conception Day

25th December

Christmas Day

26th December

Boxing Day

*Public holidays in Italy may affect our estimated transit times.


If you’re wondering how much it costs to send a parcel from the UK to Italy, you can review all of our prices based upon the weight of the parcel being delivered by using the table below.

Weight of parcel being delivered to Italy DHL Parcel Connect Prices Road Economy Prices Worldwide Air Prices
1kg Currently Unavailable £47.59* Book £43.82* Book
5kg Currently Unavailable £48.83* Book £61.34* Book
10kg Currently Unavailable £50.38* Book £83.24* Book
25kg Currently Unavailable £64.11* Book £148.94* Book

Do I need to deal with Italian customs?


You will need to provide a customs invoice when you send a parcel to Italy.

Don’t worry if any of this seems confusing; when you book your parcel with us, we'll gather all of the information we need to generate a customs invoice on your behalf which will print with your label. Shipping to Italy is simple with us!

It’s worth noting that depending on the items sent, duties and taxes may be payable by the recipient. These will need to be paid before the parcel can be delivered.

HM Revenue & Customs has more information on tax and customs considerations for Italy.

What items can't I send to Italy?



As with all shipments outside the UK, please ensure that your parcel contents are allowed into the destination country. Failure to do so could result in additional charges, the parcel being refused entry, and possibly destroyed.

Read on to see our helpful guide on parcel delivery to Italy.

For more detail on what’s prohibited and restricted in all countries / worldwide, visit the Universal Postal Union - prohibitions and restrictions

Some examples of items you can’t post to Italy include:



Illegal and dangerous


Meat, fish and poultry

Explosives, matches and pyrotechnics Rubber articles
Dairy, eggs and honey Firearms and weapons Furs/skins
Fish and crustaceans Fertilisers Works of art, collectors pieces and antiques

*Please be aware that we also have our own prohibited items list, in addition to country-specific restrictions.

How to package parcels to Italy


We can transport parcels up to 25kg in weight and 80 x 80 x 80cm max dimensions. If you’re sending something of reasonable size or weight, you might like to visit our help page on sending large and heavy parcels.

Although your parcels are likely to reach Italy in only a number of days, we would still recommend taking the time to prepare and package it well for transit to ensure its delivered safely and intact.

See our handy international packaging guide for more packaging hints and tips on sending parcels to Italy.

The benefits

Collect icon We can collect from home or work address
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Return icon Offer your customers easy returns with our ‘’reverse order’’ functionality

Many ways to save

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Finance icon Cashback into your pre-pay account when you add funds (Terms apply)
Multiparcel icon Multi-parcel discounts available on some UK services (Terms apply)

How safe will my parcel be?


From the time of collection (should you not be in, you can opt to leave your parcel in a safe place and our driver will collect it from there) to delivery in Italy, where it will be signed for by the recipient, we take good care of the items you send with us.

We also offer free online tracking to keep you fully updated on your parcel’s location, and provide £50 extended cover on your item as standard – you can choose to add extra cover for more valuable items if you wish.

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