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Cheap Shipping to Egypt
If you're looking for a cheap way to send packages to Egypt then Parcel Monkey can help.
Using our free shipping calculator, you can find couriers that ship to Egypt, compare prices and book services all in one place. What's more, you'll benefit from our discounted rates, which means you'll pay less when you book through Parcel Monkey than booking directly with the courier.
Parcel Monkey customers can book a FedEx courier service to Egypt using our shipping calculator. Drop Off your package at your local FedEx store using the International Drop Off service and they will handle the delivery of your package in just 2-5 days. If shipping to Cairo, you can expect a quicker transit time compared to more remote locations.
Egypt Online Retail
Egypt has trade links with a wide range of nations around the world, however, there are significant business connections with the USA.
Several American companies are involved in the extraction of oil from the waters around the historic North African nation and as such, there is a significant number of packages being sent into Egypt from both individuals and corporations. Some other huge international companies operating in Egypt include BP, HSBC and Apache and so due to this, the market for sending items to Egypt is competitive and thus cost-effective and reliable.
As so many citizens from countries around the globe live in Egyptian cities such as Cairo, Alexandria and Gizah there is courier services booked in via our marketplace to this African country on a daily basis. The Egyptian eCommerce market in 2014 was worth $1.4 billion and is expected to double in size by 2020, whilst in terms of internet usage, a recent report noted that 40.7 million Egyptians use the Internet, making it the largest Internet market in the Arab world.
Customs advice for shipping to Egypt
There is a need to be aware of Egyptian import restrictions and prohibitions. You should certainly be aware of their rules if you are sending antiques, gambling devices, jewellery, lithium batteries, religious material, smoked salmon, software, textiles and tobacco products. You can request the latest rules and prohibitions directly from the Ministry of Finance.
When sending parcels to Egypt it is important to note that DVDs, CDs and Videos are subject to censorship. Furthermore, many types of office equipment may be subject to inspection by the Anti-Forgery Department. Also, telephony and satellite equipment must be approved. It would be advisable not to send any jewellery by international courier services into the country either.
You can find out more information about Customs in Egypt but your browser will need to translate it.
Antiques, Viagra, Items deemed offensive to Islamic culture