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How To Send Packages To Your Loved Ones In Nigeria and Ghana From The U.K.

How To Send Packages To Your Loved Ones In Nigeria and Ghana From The U.K.

Imagine the joy on the faces of your loved ones in Nigeria or Ghana when they open the thoughtful gifts and essentials you’ve sent across the globe, in your corner of the UK down to them? I can see you smiling at the thought of that as you envision sharing a part of you with them to keep memories alive and burning. The thought is beautiful, but this beautiful thought can be dented by the international shipping struggles you may have to face to get that package down. 

So, how do you bridge the gap between this distance and getting your items delivered safely to your loved ones?

In this comprehensive guide, I am going to show you how you can successfully send packages to your loved one in Nigeria and Ghana. You will be able to do this without breaking the bank, worrying about the delivery timeline or panicking over missing packages. 

How to Send Packages From the UK to Nigeria And Ghana

You might have checked and seen that  DHL, FedEx, and UPS are fast but very expensive. But here’s the good news: Heroshe can help you send packages to your loved ones easily.

The service at Heroshe is tailored for you to experience fast delivery at affordable rates while also enjoying top-notch customer service and the ability to track your delivery. Here’s  how to send packages with Heroshe:

Step 1: Sign Up On Heroshe
To get started, you first have to sign up on Heroshe. If you already have a Heroshe account, all you need to do is log in.

Related: How To Sign Up On Heroshe

Step 2: Get A Free U.K. Address
Once you’ve successfully signed up and onboarded, you’ll be provided with a free UK address. This address will be used when shopping from online stores in the UK.

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Step 3: Shop From UK Online Stores
Shop from your favourite stores in the UK, and during checkout, use the  UK address provided by Heroshe as your UK address.

Related: Top 30 Affordable U.K. Online Stores For Nigerian Shoppers

Step 4: Items Arrival at Heroshe Warehouse
Your items will be delivered to the  Heroshe address, which is our warehouse. once they get  delivered, our reps will inspect and process the items to make  sure they are ready to be shipped to Nigeria and Ghana

Step 5: Pay Shipping and Fees
Next, you have to log into your Heroshe account to view your warehouse items and confirm that they are correct. Once you’ve confirmed your items, you can pay the shipping fee. You can pay in Naira, Cedis or US Dollars using debit or credit cards. You can also use the wallet option on your dashboard to pay for your shipping fees.

Step 6:Track Your Shipment
When sending items using Heroshe, you’ll get a unique shipment status for each package. Regularly checking the status keeps you updated on the stage of your package in the delivery process. You will receive a unique shipment status for each package when shipping from the UK to Nigeria with Heroshe. By checking the status, you can determine at what stage your item is in its journey to you. Here’s a blog post explaining the shipping status to help you understand them better.

Since you are delivering to loved ones, it is also important that you share these updates with them as well so they are kept in the loop of the happenings. 

Step 7: Delivery to Nigeria/ Ghana
When your items arrive at our warehouse in Nigeria and Ghana, we will notify you via email, after which you can notify your recipients that their items are ready for pickup or delivery.

If you’re shipping consumer electronics and high-value luxury products, you have to provide proof of purchase, which has to be in the name of the loved one you are shipping to.
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Cost and Delivery Timeline

It costs $8 per lbs to ship from the UK to Nigeria and Ghana using Heroshe. Whether you're in Nigeria or Ghana, it typically takes 10-14 working days for your items to get to you.

You can calculate your shipping fees beforehand using our shipping calculator.

Custom Regulations

When shipping with Heroshe, you do not handle custom-related issues, as our team handles them. It is part of our commitment to you and comes at no extra cost.

Related: Check Out The Comprehensive List Of Items We Don't Ship To Nigeria.

Why Send Packages to Nigeria and Ghana?

Aside from supporting your family and loved ones, what other reasons are there for you to send packages from the UK to Nigeria or Ghana?

To support businesses and entrepreneurs:
Many businesses and entrepreneurs in Nigeria and Ghana rely on imported goods from the UK. Sending packages containing supplies, equipment, or products can help these businesses grow, thrive and meet the growing demands of their customers.

Related: How to Source Products For Your Online Store

To donate to charities and NGOs:
African countries are home to many NGOs working to provide relief to the society. These NGOs often have the support of international bodies that send packages containing donations of clothing, food, or medical supplies to help these organisations make a difference.

To send gifts for special occasions:
You can send gifts for birthdays, holidays, or other special occasions to celebrate with your loved ones.

Personal shoppers need it:
You'd be surprised to learn that one in ten Nigerians and Ghanaians shop for personal items at UK stores online. From trendy clothing and the latest tech gadgets to high-quality skincare and stylish accessories, these purchases must make their way across the globe. But how do these items find their way to their eager owners thousands of miles away? You’re right; they have to be sent as packages to their doorsteps.

safe and swift shipping with Heroshe

Why Choose Heroshe for Sending Your Packages from the  UK to Nigeria and Ghana? 

Our commitment as a company is to bridge the commerce gap by simplifying imports to Nigeria and Ghana. Since our inception, we’ve been the trusted shipping partner to over 40 thousand individuals and businesses. 

Here are just a few reasons why you should choose Heroshe:

Competitive Rates and Transparency:
We offer some of the most competitive shipping rates in the market. Our pricing is equally transparent,  with no hidden fees or charges. You'll always know exactly how much your shipment will cost before you book.

Fast and Reliable Delivery:
We understand the importance of getting your packages to their destination quickly and safely. And our shipping options make sure that you get your items in time.

Wide Range of Services:
We strive to make your shipping experience as smooth as possible, and this is visible in our range of services, which includes: 

  • Door-to-door delivery: If your loved one would want to avoid getting to our warehouse to pick up the package, we have dedicated delivery partners who can deliver to their doorstep.

Related: Missed Delivery: Why You Should Avoid It

  • Customs clearance: Our team handles all the paperwork and ensures that your packages clear customs quickly and efficiently.
  • Packing and crating: We pack and crate your items to ensure they arrive safely. 
  • Tracking: You can track your shipment every step of the way with our online tracking system. 
  • Consolidation: If you're shipping multiple packages, we consolidate them into one shipment to save you money on shipping costs.

Dedicated Customer Support:
As a brand, a part of our commitment is to provide excellent customer service. Our team is always available to answer your questions and help with your shipping needs.

Experience and Expertise:
Our years in business have been marked with a proven track record of success. Part of our expertise is rooted in our commitment to excellence.

Start Shipping with Heroshe Today.

If you're looking for a reliable and affordable way to send packages to your loved ones in Nigeria and Ghana, look no further than Heroshe. With our vast range of services, competitive rates, and commitment to an exceptional customer experience, we are the perfect choice for your international shipping needs, getting your packages with love and swift delivery.

Ready to start shipping with Heroshe?  Sign up now to get started.

Ilaya Teejay

Ilaya Teejay

Ilaya Teejay is the Content Marketing Associate at Heroshe. She believes words can shape user experiences, and she's turning this belief into a career that helps people and businesses succeed.