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Compare and Book Shipping Companies to the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic has over 10 million residents and has the largest economy in the Caribbean region meaning the number of packages we see shipped from the US to Santo Domingo and beyond is huge.
We offer a range of reliable and affordable shipping companies so if you need express delivery or more affordable economy delivery - you can compare and book the best option for you.
DHL Dominican Republic Prices
DHL eCommerce was designed to reduce the cost of cross-border shipping for online retailers. Our customers often use DHL eCommerce to send items they have sold online to buyers across the Caribbean as you can book it cheaply online, print the labels and customs documents and drop off at your local USPS Post Office. From here is processed overseas by DHL before being delivered by the Dominican Post Office. Transit times are slower than express delivery, taking between 11-22 days but it is perfect for posting low value or nonurgent items.
FedEx Dominican Republic Delivery
We offer express delivery with FedEx via our International Pickup or Drop Off services. FedEx will process your package and deliver it in just 2-5 days and you can track it in full until it arrives with the recipient.
With such a booming tourism industry we see a large number of items being sent via our FedEx rates to cities all over the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic is the number one tourist destination in the Caribbean with 6 million tourists visiting in 2016 representing a critical part of the economy. A few bookings have been made for additional luggage to be sent ahead of traveling rather than the expensive airline fees.
Cheapest way to send a package to the Dominican Republic for eCommerce
The US has a huge influence on the eCommerce market in the Dominican Republic so our shipping calculator is a great tool to ensure you are getting the best delivery prices.
Around 70% of the Dominican consumer goods come from the US
Strong trade links based on the location of the country and cultural ties to the United States with over two million expats now living in the US
Consumer attitudes and brand preferences are similar to those in the United States and many major U.S. franchises and TV shows are widely available and popular. Shipping to the Dominican Republic via the USPS is another popular choice and we offer a selection of their products.
Customs advice for shipping to the Dominican Republic
When sending packages to the Caribbean you will need to provide the relevant Customs Documents on the outside of the package detailing a full description of the contents and the correct value. Dominican Customs officials indicate that the average clearance takes three days and any duty owed will need to paid for by the recipient, so it is vital to provide the correct contact details of the recipient.
An invoice is required to bring machines, appliances, spare parts, which may also be subject to taxes. Car, motor or other machine parts, Illegal drugs, Guns, explosives and ammunition, Pornographic or offensive materials, Statues, sacred paintings and other valuable artefacts over 100 years old unless travellers obtain a permit from the department of archaeology.