If you're not using the drop-off option we will charge you extra US$20 to cover some of the cost of sending a driver to your home address.
If you are shipping from your own home, use your own name.
If you are shipping from abroad, use your hosts name.
Please note that if you want us to mail shipping documents or shipping envelope we need 2-3 days to do that.
If you are a DIS student the SRA in your housing might have a luggage scale including a tape measure you can borrow to help you find the weight and size of your bag.
Please remember to return it to the SRA!
Typical bag sizes:
Cabin: 21in x 15in x 8in (53cm x 38cm x 20cm),
Medium: 26in x 18in x 11in (66cm x 46cm x 28cm),
Large: 31in x 20in x 13in (79cm x 51cm x 33cm)
1cm = 0.4 inches, 1kg = 2.2 pounds
Will appear on your labels.
If you are only sending one bag you can leave this field blank.
If you want to ship more than one bag you can use this field to write something to identify your bags (red bag/yellow bag).
If you are a DIS student, you can get two shipping envelopes per bag at the frontdesk in Vestergade for free.
If you don't pay for our special insurance on your bags your bags will be covered, but limited to its actual cash value and shall not exceed:
a) Transport by air or other non-road mode of transportation: US$25/kg or US$11.34/lb
That means 20lb will be covered for US$227
50lb will be covered for US$567
b) Road transport: US$12/kg or US$5.44/lb
If the value of your bag is larger than the above values and you want to buy insurance you will need to purchase insurance for the full value of your bag.
We need an American phone number that DHL can use, if there's any issues with your bag in US.
If you want to drop your bag off instead of having it picked up please check here.
If you don't have a scale or measuring tape we have one at the drop-off location. Just bring your bag to the drop-off location and we will help you with the measurements. You can do your booking on the computers at DIS front desk.
We will help you prepare your bag(s) for shipping at the drop-off location.
It seems like the American Customs have a deminimus roule that means that if you keep the value of your bag under US$800 it will pass easy through the customs. NO PROMISE!
Also note that the value also is used in case DHL loose your bag (not happened yet).
In case you want to ship a bag with a value above US$800 we have a form from the customs you can fill and attach your bag. You can download it here. Also add a copy of your passport on the bag.