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It is not possible to send any consignment that contains the following items with Overland Express (or through any other courier).

Prohibited Items

Aerosol Cans / Sprays.

Airbag Modules.


Animal skins, Furs, Any Animal Parts including Meat, Ivory and Ivory Products.

Any item that is not boxed.

Articles of exceptional value (eg, works of art, antiques, precious stones, gold and silver) over £250.

Box with Hazardous label - Items sent with a Hazardous label attached will be classed as such.  DO NOT RE USE OLD HAZARDOUS BOXES.

Car Bumpers prohibited, restricted with all others.

Cheques or Tickets that are not named.

Dangerous goods - eg Explosives, Fireworks, Christmas Crackers, Radioactive Materials, Deactivated or Replica Weapons and Munitions, Firearms, 

Swords, Knives, Axe, Chainsaw, anything with a blade larger than 1.5 inches and weapons.

Dry Ice.

Engines, Generators, Gearboxes or any part containing or having contained oil/petrol unless flushed through.

Fire Extinguishers, Life Jackets.

Food items (Perishable) Outside the UK.

Gold & Silver, Jewellery including Watches over £250.

Goods moving under ATA Carnet and all temporary exports and imports; goods moving under FCR, FCT and CAD (Cash Against Document).

Hazardous materials eg Paint, Adhesives, Chemicals, Flammable resins, solvents, liquids, Compressed Air & Empty cylinders or Items containing any gases - See also Household goods.

Household goods containing flammable or corrosive liquids, such as oven or drain cleaners, perfume, aftershave, hairspray, nail varnish and remover, antiseptic wipes etc.

Human Remains or Body Fluids.

LED, LCD & TFT Screens over 32inches.

Liquids, Adhesives, Paint, Oil, Creams and Gels.

Live or Dead animals.

Magnets or items containing ferro-magnetic material.

Milk Powder to China.

Mobile Phone with SIM card and Mobile phone with or without SIM card to any residential address in Turkey.

Money, Keys, Negotiable items and Payment cards.

Paintings to the Ukraine.

Personal Effects - Prohibited to Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan Completely and to China over £100 - Restricted to all other Countries.

Plasma Screens of all sizes.

Pornographic material.

Soil and Clay.

Television screens - all sizes of Plasma screens as well as LED, LCD & TFT screens over 32inches (under 32 inches Restricted cover).

Tobacco and tobacco products.

Toner, Ink Cartridges, Printers, Fax Machines or Photocopiers to any destination outside of the UK.

Wet or Lithium Batteries (This includes any iPhone ) - This does not include Not Dry Cell.

White Goods -fridges, ovens- (also known as range, stove, cooker, cooking plate, or cooktop), Cooker hood, Microwave Oven, dishwasher, Washing Machine etc.

Written Prescriptions, Prescribed Drugs, Medication, any Controlled or Illegal substance including Khat to all areas.

Restricted Items

Car Bumpers.

Food items (Perishable) All areas.

Furniture (Unless Flatpacked).

Glass, Mirrored items, Crystal, Ceramic, Pottery, Porcelaine, Plaster, Marble, China, Stone, Slate, Resin, Granite, Concrete (or any item containing these materials).

LED, LCD & TFT Screens over 32inches (under 31 inches Restricted cover).

Perfumes and Aftershaves (delivery by road only).

Perishable goods.

Personal Effects - Prohibited to Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and to China over £100 - Restricted to all other Countries.

Plants, Seeds, Flowers and Plant derivatives.

Television screens - LED, LCD, TFT screens under 32inches (over 32 inches Prohibited).

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of the Overland Express customer services team on +44 (0) 20 8977 2777 or Email us at