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Remember that if your shipment contains prohibited or restricted items, the entire shipment will not have insurance coverage.
Prohibited items are goods that are not allowed to be shipped due to limitations imposed by the transportation company or due to security reasons.
All alcoholic drinks, regardless of their content.
Petrol lighters, lighter fluids, oil paints, adhesive substances, perfumes
Lighters, diving tanks, camping gas, aerosols, fire extinguishers
Batteries, mercury, hydrochloric acid
Works of art
All works of art that cannot be reproduced by the artist.
Jewels, jewellery, precious stones, real pearls or precious metals, goldsmithing of fine metals.
Items manufactured 50 years ago or more. Technological items manufactured 20 years ago or more.
Including bearer cheques, deeds, securities, currency,, foreign exchange, stocks, bank cards.
State issued papers
State issued papers, such as stamps and similar.
Depending on the destination, the sending of tobacco may not be permitted.
Any plant species.
Living or dead
Any type of medicine
Magnetised products, motors, solid carbon dioxide (dry ice).
Fireworks, firecrackers, ammunition, gunpowder, flares
Blood, urine, faeces and sputum, etc.
Transport of mortal remains
Human remains, transport of mortal remains, ashes
Weapons, airguns, pistols, rifles, replica weapons (including toys), knives, ammunition.
Opium and its derivatives
Cocaine and other narcotics and psychotropic substances.
Pesticides, agricultural chemicals, mercury compounds, bacteria, viruses.
(ATP) that require conditions of temperature, humidity, brightness or specific handling.
Prohibited by origin/destination
There are some destinations/origins where goods may be considered prohibited.
Restricted items, while not strictly prohibited from being transported, are not covered by any type of insurance.
Food, solids, liquids and supplements, regardless of the type of packaging used
Flat glass and glass, ceramic
Aquariums, picture frame glass, frames, mirrors. When most of the item sent is made of glass it’s considered as a glass item.
Musical instruments, including electronic instruments
Cars, figures, models, etc.
Containers and packaging including suitcases when shipped without packaging.
Small amounts of product used to raise awareness or promote it.
Lace, embroidered or woven threads with fine metals, real silk lace and fine skins.
Vehicles, boats, caravans or trailers of any kind, new and/or used
Passports, driving licence, original documents.
Show tickets, restaurant cheques, etc.
Lottery and betting games
Lotteries, tickets, betting games
Marble and mineral flats
Goods returned to origin
Damaged goods and machinery or returned to origin