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Baggage Shipping to Costa Rica

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Excess Baggage from the UK to Costa Rica

Excess Baggage from the UK to Costa RicaAre you looking to go to Costa Rica for a long trip but you have too much luggage? Are you worried about excess baggage fees at airports? Well with Movecorp, there’s no need to fret. All you need to think about is enjoying your time in Costa Rica, because we will handle the rest.

When sending excess luggage to Costa Rica, we pride ourselves on our expert knowledge of the country and the most appropriate method of shipping for each customer. So if you want the best service for sending baggage to Costa Rica, Movecorp will not lead you wrong.

Living in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a Central American country, residing on the thin stretch of land that connects the continents of North America and South America. It is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, and Panama to the south; to the east and west lie coastlines adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea respectively. Its capital, San Jose, sits very centrally within the country, in which 334,000 of the 4,857,000 overall population live. Costa Rica is very much a stable country within a region that is characterised by instability; there is well-established democracy, effective education infrastructure, and substantial foreign investment in its Free Trade Zones. It is well-known and highly-praised for its environmental policies; it has consistently met international environmental targets and generates 98% of its electricity using sustainable methods. The country is Spanish-speaking and predominately Roman Catholic, although some immigration has led to other religious minorities. Costa Rican cuisine is a reflection of its geographical position and history; it comprises a blend of Spanish influences in terms of ingredients and spices on native American and Caribbean approaches. Interestingly, Costa Rica has a very strong record in terms of health. The Nicoya Peninsula has been recognised due to its inhabitants reaching the age of 100 at an uncommonly consistent level, while medical tourism is Costa Rica is also well-established.

Useful Costa Rica Travel Info

Flight Time From UK Currency Main Airports Main Shipping Ports
10hrs 50mins Costa Rican Colon Liberia, San Jose de Costa Rica Puerto de Caldera

How Much Does It Cost to Send Luggage to Costa Rica?

If you are sending excess baggage to Costa Rica from the UK, then we have a variety of options for you to choose from. Movecorp has a shared container method or a sole-use container option, to suit all budgets and needs. Plus, you can choose to send a suitcase to Costa Rica via sea freight or air freight.

Shipping excess baggage to Costa Rica via shared container, where you only pay for the portion you use, is the most cost-effective service we offer when accompanied by sea freight transport.

Air freight baggage shipping is faster but also more costly. If you needed to use a whole shipping container, then this is a price factor, too, as you’ll be paying for the use of more space.

What’s included in your excess baggage shipping rates:

  • A move coordinator to help you along the shipping process
  • Insurance for your goods
  • UK collection and packaging of goods
  • Door-to-door baggage to Costa Rica

What are the shipping methods for sending items to Costa Rica?

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Baggage-shipping to Costa Rica via Air Freight

If you need your belongings in Costa Rica in a hurry, airfreight is the quickest transit method to move your possessions internationally. Baggage-shipping via air freight are highly convenient, but this does come with a higher price tag. Your quote for Costa Rica Baggage-shipping is calculated based on the weight of your consignment, meaning it is not so economical for larger loads such as an entire home.

If you are only sending a one bedroom flat, some boxes of clothes or a few items of furniture to Costa Rica but you require them urgently, air freight is a convenient transport method. Many Movecorp customers will make use of our air freight to Costa Rica service cooperatively with another method of transportation. Such as sending a small number of items they need as a priority via air freight and everything else they can send via sea freight to cut costs.

Another factor that might influence the cost of your Baggage-shipping to Costa Rica via air freight is what happens with your goods upon their arrival in Costa Rica. You can choose to collect your goods at the airport yourself, or you can request that diligent moving teams deliver your goods to the kerbside of your new home.

Baggage-shipping to Costa Rica via Sea Freight

For Baggage-shipping to Costa Rica, sea freight is one of the most favoured transport methods due to its cost-effectiveness and ease for our clients. Baggage-shipping to Costa Rica via sea freight can sometimes be a slow process, therefore we advise that you allow ample time for your delivery.

Shared container load is the ideal Baggage-shipping to Costa Rica choice if you have a small consignment such as a one bedroom flat, a studio apartment or a small office space. All of your goods and furnishings will be wrapped, packed and loaded onto a shared shipping container to Costa Rica and you will only pay for the space this baggage occupies.

Dedicated container load is the recommended Costa Rica Baggage-shipping method if you are sending an entire home load or a large commercial office space. You will pay to receive the sole use of a 20ft or 40ft shipping container. A 20ft container will fit a three-bedroom home comfortably and 40ft is sufficient space if you want to send a vehicle amongst other goods.

Owing to our partnership with a number of global removals organisations, your goods will be delivered to the destination of your choice in Costa Rica, by a team of movers that are committed to delivering a premium service.

How Do I Send Luggage to Costa Rica?

When shipping luggage to Costa Rica, Movecorp will take the reins for you. We will ensure that your goods are expertly packed, shipped and unpacked during the baggage shipping to Costa Rica process. You don’t have to worry about a thing, just let the professionals do it for you!

You can find comfort in knowing that you will be assigned your own move coordinator to help with the shipping procedure. Your move coordinator will give you all the information you need before sending luggage to Costa Rica.

A surveying service will be used, if necessary, to determine how best to ship your baggage to Costa Rica. This can be using our shared containers, or our sole-use containers, as stated before. We will package everything for you, using only the best materials and making sure you’re happy every step of the way.

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What Excess Baggage Can I Ship to Costa Rica?

If you are planning an epic trip to Costa Rica, and you need to ship a lot more stuff than you can carry, then worry not. This happens to a lot of people and airlines profit from excess baggage fees – but with Movecorp, no matter the item, we can ship it for you as a leading baggage shipping company.

Whether it’s your surfboard, guitar or camping equipment, for example, Movecorp will package and ship your unaccompanied baggage to Costa Rica with ease – whatever it may be.

Here is a list of common prohibited items:

  • Tobacco
  • Firearms
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Perishable items
  • Drugs
  • Liquids, liquefiable substances and powders
  • Intoxicating beverages

Why Choose Movecorp for Shipping Baggage to Costa Rica?

We will ensure that sending bags to Costa Rica is as painless for you as possible. We are so confident in our services that we offer a price match option if you do happen to find a cheaper quote for excess baggage UK to Costa Rica shipping.

Our professional knowledge of customs and travel documents should provide you with some comfort, along with insurance on your luggage shipping to Costa Rica. We are proud of our accreditation from organisations such as the British Association of Removers (BAR) and the International Association of Movers (IAM), amongst many others.

Make the best decision for your budget, don’t settle for inflated airline fees. Instead, let Movecorp handle your excess baggage shipping UK to Costa Rica the right way.

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