Shipping Electronic Products Internationally: UK, US, Canada, Japan, Taiwan
Last Updated : 2023-02-16
Have you ever bought the newest electronic device, thinking you can ship to your family or lover overseas, but got told that products containing batteries are not allowed? We understand that frustration, so Fulffy is here to help!
Sending products with batteries 🔋(iPhone, airPod, iPad, MacBook, bluetooth headset, bluetooth Speaker, singing K artifact, car cam, aerial camera) to foreign countries is actually not difficult.
Let Fulffy help you!
Lithium battery goods are classified as dangerous goods, so Hongkong Post and some courier companies do not accept electronic products containing lithium batteries.
However, some courier companies allows express delivery with batteries to be sent, such as UPS and FEDEX. In fact, there are different conditions for express delivery from various courier companies, some are more complicated while some are relatively simple.
Fulffy recommends that UPS, mainly because the process is relatively simple and cost-effective!
Send electronic device overseas
What kind of electronic devices can be sent?
Types of batteries that could be sent overseas:
Send lithium-ion battery products (computers, tablets, smartphones, etc.) overseas (rechargeable)
- smartphones, tablets, laptops
- For example: iPad, iPhone, AirPods, MacBook, camera, camcorder (GoPro, car camera), bluetooth headset, aerial camera, etc.
Send lithium metal battery products overseas (non-rechargeable, generally used in toys, computers, timers, etc.)
- Cylindrical dry battery (AA, AAA, D, C, 9V, 23A, 27A, etc.)
- Button batteries (CR2032, CR1220, CR2032, CR1220, AG3, AG10, AG13)
Notice! The types of batteries that can be sent must meet the following conditions before sending abroad:
1. The battery needs to be installed in the product or together with the electronic product packaging
2. The total weight of the battery is less than 5KG
3. The battery capacity must be less than 100Wh (generally small electronic products will not exceed)
4. The battery cannot be damaged or defective
5. The item must be packed in a strong rigid outer packaging box.
6. The lithium battery label must be affixed on the outer packaging box.
Send electronic devices overseas
The following batteries/products containing batteries cannot be sent abroad:
Wet battery (car battery)
Prices of sending batteries to different countries overseas (calculated based on 0.5kg):
Send battery/ electronic products to the United States 🇺🇸 price and time
Send battery/ electronic products to mainland China🇨🇳 price and time
Send battery/ electronic products to the UK 🇬🇧 price and time
Send battery/ electronic products to Taiwan 🇹🇼 price and time
Send battery/ electronic products to Canada 🇨🇦 price and time
Send battery/electronic products to Australia 🇦🇺 price and time
Send battery/electronic products to Japan 🇯🇵 price and time
Since UPS is more convenient and less restrictive in sending electronic products, the above price list is based on UPS prices.
Frequently asked question
What should I do if post office, SF Express don’t support sending batteries/ electronic products overseas?
You may choose to use UPS service which supports sending a majority of batteries/ electronic products by booking through Fulffy.
Can I ship products with batteries abroad?
Yes. You may ship products with batteries through Fulffy platform.
How to pack electronic products containing batteries when shipping abroad
When packaging electronic products, use strong outer packaging, and fill the space in the box with bubble wrap, heat insulation materials, etc.