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Sending parcel from Switzerland to France

Hello,

Does anyone know what other shipping / courier companies that provide similar service as Swiss Post that provide delivery of small parcels from Switzerland to France that might be cheaper than Swiss Post?


Thank you! June
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Re: Sending parcel from Switzerland to France

You could try asking companies like DPD, Fedex, UPS and Deutsche-Post Switzerland (DHL) for quotes:

https://www.dpd.com/ch_en/home/servi..._international

https://www.fedex.com/ratefinder/home?cc=ch&language=en

https://wwwapps.ups.com/ctc/request?loc=en_CH

https://www.deutschepost.com/en/busi...itzerland.html

My guess is though they are more expensive unless you become a regular customer and/or have an account with them and/or send in bulk.

We are close to the border and so usually ship from Germany, cuts the price (sometimes it is less than half) and cuts out customs (for all EU destinations).
I appreciate that not everyone is close to a border, so SwissPost might end up being the easiest and maybe the cheapest.
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Re: Sending parcel from Switzerland to France

Thank you Pingwing for your reply with such helpful information. Using online calculators, Swiss Post has better rates than UPS. Cheers, June
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Thank you Pingwing for your reply with such helpful information. Using online calculators, Swiss Post has better rates than UPS. Cheers, June
Swiss post are the cheapest but only ship parcels up to a certain size.

I use DPD for anything bigger and they quite often have a parcel deposit point close by inside another unrelated business.
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Re: Sending parcel from Switzerland to France

If you are close to the border, try mailing from within the EU.
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If you are close to the border, try mailing from within the EU.
It will be faster and less expensive.
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