Some of your questions

How much does it cost to ship goods from China to Ireland?

With Ship24, you will save a lot of money while shipping your package from China to Ireland. The company proposes cheap shipping from China to Ireland with its service “Ship from China”. You will never have any bad surprises related to the price because the company works with 4 different price bands based on your parcel weight:

  • Up to 500g, the shipping costs from China to Ireland are ¥99 (approximately US$14,50).
  • Up to 1kg, the shipping price from China to Ireland is ¥149 (approximately US$21,80).
  • Up to 1,5kg, the shipping from China to Ireland price will be ¥199 (approximately US$29,10).
  • Up to 2kg, the shipping from China to Ireland costs are ¥249 (approximately US$36,40).

The company delivers parcels up to 2 kilos with packaging and labels included, so if you need to deliver a light parcel from China to Ireland, at cheap prices and with fast delivery, Ship24 will probably be the best solution for you.
These prices are fixed so once you know the weight of your package, you will directly know how much you will have to pay.

How long do products take to ship from China to Ireland?

People often wonder “shipping from China to Ireland, how long?”. They think that this delivery must take a very long time since both countries are really far from each other. However, on average, Ship24 will realize an 8 days delivery from China to Ireland.
This shipping time from China to Ireland even beat today the services proposed by big international courier companies and can take less than 8 days when the controls at the Irish borders are fast.
Rarely, the “Ship from China” service can take a bit longer than 8 days when unpredictable meteorological events happen or during peak times of the year like during the Chinese New Year Holidays. During this period, it is advised to send the package maybe 1 or 2 days before the date planned so that your package can be received on time.
You won’t find a shorter shipping time from China to Ireland proposing cheap prices for light parcels like the service “Ship from China”.

How can I ship from China to Ireland?

Thanks to Ship24, shipping from China to Ireland is very easy today. You can order your delivery purchase online and stay at your place thanks to the pick-up service of the company.
To do your shipping to Ireland from China, you just need to follow these easy steps:

  • Go first on the Ship24 homepage.
  • In the top menu, on the top right of the homepage, you will then click on “Ship from China”.
  • Then click on the button “send parcel now”.
  • You will need then to fill in the necessary information (your name, your Chinese ID card number or your passport number, your email address, the province where you are living, etc), in short, all the useful information for the pick-up of your package.
  • The next step will be to fill in the recipient information, useful for the reception of the package.
  • After that, you will securely pay by credit card (by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, or again JCB and soon with Alipay and WeChat).
  • Finally, you will just need to wait for the pick-up partner to call you by phone to schedule a convenient pick-up time. Please note that the phone conversation will be in Chinese.

What payment methods should I use to ship from China to Ireland?

Ship24 proposes different payment methods for your shipping to Ireland from China. You will be able to select which one is the best for you between the different payment cards proposed:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discovers
  • Diners Club
  • JCB

Soon, the company will also propose payment through Alipay and WeChat.
Your payment with Ship24 is totally secured, the platform uses Stripe, a payment processing software used by other big companies to offer to the customers a reliable payment method. With Ship24, you can make your international shipping from China to Ireland securely.

How can I track my parcel from China to Ireland?

It can be stressful sometimes to send your parcel from China to another continent, especially when you do it for the first time and when you don’t know a lot about international shipping. It is always reassuring, in this case, to be able to track your package and see all the different steps of the delivery. 
Ship24 is a universal tracking platform with which you can track any package, delivered with any courier company. To track your package, you just need to follow these easy steps:

  • Go on the Ship24 homepage.
  • Copy-paste the tracking number in the search bar.
  • Click on the blue and white arrow to enter.

You’ll get the information related to your order status, the current location of the package, the transporter name, the next steps of the delivery and the final date of the delivery.
If the sentence “not found” appears, you can double-check if the tracking number is the good one. Sometimes, order numbers and tracking numbers look similar and people often confuse both of them. You can check in the confirmation email you previously received after the purchase which one is the tracking number.
Sometimes, you may have to wait the day after the purchase to track your package, the time for the system to receive all the tracking details.

Is there a pick-up service when I send a package from China to Ireland?

With Ship24, yes, and free pick-up service. Most of the courier companies propose this option but the customer has to pay for it. With Ship24, it is a service free of charge and thanks to it, customers don’t have to go to a physical office or relay point to bring their package.
Once the purchase is made on the Ship24 website, an agent will call you by phone and in Chinese to schedule a convenient pick-up time with you.
This free pick-up service works in more than 120 cities in China so you just need to select the city where you live and the district. The agent will come at the agreed time to pick-up your package.

How much is the import tax in Ireland?

The import tax is the fee that you have to pay when you import a package from China to Ireland. You only pay this fee if the total value of your parcel exceeds the threshold fixed by the European authorities.
For all European countries, Ireland included, the threshold is fixed at 22 euros. It is a small amount fixed by Europe to favor exchanges between countries members of the European Union.
It is the responsibility of the customer to check the declared value limit of the country, Ship24 is not responsible for any taxes that could arise. Please take this information into account for your China to Ireland shipping.

Are there forbidden items for the shipping from China to Ireland?

If you want to use Ship24 for your China to Ireland international shipping, you must take into account a few measures to respect.
The first measure is the size of your package: the longest side of the parcel should not exceed 60cm and the sum of all the side’s length should not exceed 90 cm.
Besides, there are some forbidden products that the company can’t ship such as:

  • Batteries and electronic products with batteries (mobile phones, computers…)
  • Weapons (hand weapons, imitation and ammunition)
  • Liquid, powder and paste (liquid cosmetics, toothpaste, capsule drugs,…)
  • Magnetic goods (speakers, products with strong magnetic fields…)
  • Some categories of products (adult products, drones, electronic cigarettes…)
  • Hazardous goods (compressed gas products, erosive, toxic gas, flammable, erosive,…)
  • Documents (currencies, publications, imitation cards…)
  • Perishable products (food, plants, all live animals except properly packaged bees, silkworms and leeches)

You can find a complete list of the forbidden goods on the following page.
The rules and restrictions are different for each shipping company so do not forget to check the list of prohibited items of the company you will ship your package from China to Ireland with.

Why is Ship24 better than DHL or other couriers to ship from China to Ireland?

You will find in the following table the advantages of using Ship24 for your package, compare to other companies such as DHL, UPS or FedEx:

Ship from China to Ireland with DHL, FedEx or UPS Ship from China to Ireland with Ship24
  • Approximately 8 days delivery service
  • Expensive price
  • Pick-up the parcel at your place with additional costs
  • 8 days delivery service
  • The cheapest price on the market
  • Pick-up your package free of charge
  • Guide you through all the process on the website

Shipping from China to Ireland with DHL or other big courier companies is a solution but maybe not always the best. Ship24  is focused on making it easy and affordable to send your parcels from China across Irish borders.

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