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Parcel to Egypt

Parcel to Egypt

Parcel to Egypt

At Postage Planet we deliver parcels around the world and we understand how important it is to provide a fast and affordable international courier service.

Sending a parcel has never been easier with our simple online booking system. Enter your parcel dimensions and weight and then choose from a wide range of couriers including Parcelforce, DHL and FedEx to name a few which can all be booked online 24 hours a day using paypal or credit card payment you can then print your label and take your parcel to your nearest post office or a courier will collect your parcel from your door.

If you need to book a courier to Egypt whether you are sending a parcel to Cairo for business or sending a gift to family in Sohag book with Postage Planet .

Prohibitions and restrictions vary from country to country, and can sometimes apply to items which you may think are ordinary. The information below is provided in good faith, but Postage Planet is not responsible for it, and it should be viewed as a guide only. Specific restrictions and changes may be enforced at short notice, so for clarification please contact the destination country's trade, postal, and customs authorities as appropriate. Business customers are strongly recommended to do this.

Prohibited items

The following items have been outlined as forbidden for import by the Egyptian Customs office:

  • Dangerous goods as defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • Antiques
  • Viagra
  • Powder
  • Items deemed offensive to Islamic culture


Egypt is highly import dependant and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. Significant investments in ports, airports, highways and railways are planned which will lead to more efficient movement of goods.

Many UK companies are already doing business in Egypt, including BP, Shell, BG Group, Vodafone, Barclays, HSBC, GSK, AstraZeneca and Unilever amongst many others.

Strengths of the Egyptian market include:

·         a young workforce

·         newly-extended Suez Canal is the hub for world maritime traffic

·         strategic geographical location – with proximity to Asian, African and Europe

·         third largest economy in Africa

·         a number of free trade agreements and arrangements

·         18% of the 90 million population are under 25

·         UK and Egypt trade

Egypt was the UK’s 42nd largest export market for goods and 55th largest export market for services in 2013. Between 2001 and 2014, UK exports of goods to Egypt fell by around 9%. They were worth £1 billion in 2014.

Top UK exports of goods to Egypt include:

·         metalliferous ores and metal scrap

·         fruit and vegetables

·         general industrial machinery and equipment

·         medicinal and pharmaceutical products

·         power generating machinery and equipment

Thinking of Travelling to Egypt read the below visa guide;