Parcel forwarding from the UK to USA

You like British brands, but they do not ship to the US? Alfaparcel will help you. Get a virtual UK shipping address and start shopping at any online retailer today: Marks & Spencer, Amazon UK

Just three easy steps to start:

We provide you with a real UK address of our UK warehouse.
You shop online in the UK and specify your "virtual address" for delivery. Your items will be delivered to our warehouse address.
We receive your order at our warehouse, pack it, and ship it to the US.

The best way to shop

Register for free on the website. Restrictions on item delivery from British stores are no longer a problem! You get not only access to all UK online stores, but also great service. It includes 90 days of free storage in a warehouse, SMS notification, parcel consolidation and repacking, photos, request for information about performance and size verification. Check out the set of options for hassle-free shopping.

An online store does not ship within the UK and only offers pickup?

Don't worry! We will pick up your order and send it to you.

You can't place an order on the website or want to catch a sale?

We have helped thousands of customers from Germany, and we will help you, too. Browse online stores and send us a shopping list. We will buy items from any seller, receive them, check color and size, and send them to you.

Benefits of shopping with VAT refunds

With afa.uk, you can refund some money spent on online purchases. Select goods with VAT and place an order with refund. The greater the VAT, the greater the benefit! We will transfer the money to your account, and you can use it for delivery or new purchases.

Parcel delivery right to your door

We ship with trusted shipping companies such as DHL, TNT, DPD, and Parcelforce Worldwide, and we offer many trackable express delivery options from the UK to the USA. You will receive your purchases in a matter of days!

An online store does not ship even within the UK? Or maybe you don't want to miss a sale? We will buy things for you: we will pay, pick up, check, pack, and ship directly to your home.

Rates

  Assisted purchase Virtual address Happy VAT eBay order

Service fee

0% for any goods type in any online store Free
No limit for incoming parcels
£15 for a first order item, plus  additional £5 per every 5 items in an order 5% of a parcel contents total value. Fee is only charged for a consolidated parcel and not for individual items in a parcel. A parcel can contain several lots from different sellers purchased at any time interval

VAT Return possibility

No No Yes No

SKU, size and colour check

Free £2 per request. If a request completing time exceeds 15 minutes then there will be an additional cost of £10 per hour (£6 per 30 minutes) Free Free

Minimum fee for each order

No fee
No fee £15 £8

Free storage of orders at our warehouse, up to 100kg

90 days 90 days 90 days 90 days

Free storage of packed parcels that are ready for dispatch, up to 100 kg

30 days 30 days 30 days 30 days

Fee for each incoming/dispatching parcel

No No No No
 

Standard packaging, average goods

  £1-5, depending on parcel dimensions
  £1-5, depending on parcel dimensions   £1-5, depending on parcel dimensions   £1-5, depending on parcel dimensions
 

Packaging for large sized or fragile goods and large electronics

  £3-10, depending on parcel dimensions   £3-10, depending on parcel dimensions   £3-10, depending on parcel dimensions   £3-10, depending on parcel dimensions

Special enforced packaging if required**

Cost of packing materials + labor cost of £12 per hour (e.g. £6 for 30 minutes, etc.) Cost of packing materials + labor cost of £12 per hour (e.g. £6 for 30 minutes, etc.) Cost of packing materials + labor cost of £12 per hour (e.g. £6 for 30 minutes, etc.) Cost of packing materials + labor cost of £12 per hour (e.g. £6 for 30 minutes, etc.)
 

Required verification  (documents copies submission)

  No   Yes   No   No

Orders consolidation/split fee

  £1.50 per each consolidation/split   £1.50 per each consolidation/split   No   £1 per each consolidation/split

Back-order to main order consolidation fee**

  No   £1.50 per each consolidation   No   No

Disputing and cases opening with sellers

  Free   Service not provided   Free   Free

Urgent purchase and urgent packaging (within 1 hour), if required

  £5    £5 for urgent packaging   £5    £5 

Instant SMS-notifications on orders, parcels, messages

  Free   Free   Free   Free

Contents photos

  £2.50 for 3 photos   £2.50 for 3 photos   £2.50 for 3 photos   £2.50 for 3 photos

Shipment of parcels exceeding 10kg and 20kg

  Fees for shipping parcels over 10kg - £5, over 20kg - £7.50   Fees for shipping parcels over 10kg - £5, over 20kg - £7.50   Fees for shipping parcels over 10kg - £5, over 20kg - £7.50   Fees for shipping parcels over 10kg - £5, over 20kg - £7.50

Full list of goods in account

  Free   £2 per request. If a request completing time exceeds 15 minutes then there will be an additional cost of £10 per hour (£6 per 30 minutes)   Free   Free

Declaration form filling determined by sellers invoice

  Free   Free   Free   Free

Declaration form filling determined by customers preferences

  £3 per parcel dispatched from Alfa.uk warehouse £3 per parcel dispatched from Alfa.uk warehouse   Free £3 per parcel dispatched from Alfa.uk warehouse

Separate items or whole orders return back to a seller***

£10 £10 £10 for a whole order return. FREE for partial return. £10

Any other additional services (for example, hangers removal, defects check, functional test etc.)

  £2 per request. If a request completing time exceeds 15 minutes then there will be an additional cost of £10 per hour (£6 per 30 minutes)   £2 per request. If a request completing time exceeds 15 minutes then there will be an additional cost of £10 per hour (£6 per 30 minutes)   £2 per request. If a request completing time exceeds 15 minutes then there will be an additional cost of £10 per hour (£6 per 30 minutes) £2 per request. If a request completing time exceeds 15 minutes then there will be an additional cost of £10 per hour (£6 per 30 minutes)

Disputing with postal/courier services

  Free   Free for parcels dispatched from Alfa.uk warehouse   Free   Free
 

Item collection from over the UK by Alfa.uk driver

  £1.15 per 1 British mile + £5 service fee (return trip is free). If the distance is less than 50 miles the surcharge is £10    £1.15 per 1 British mile + £5 service fee (return trip is free). If the distance is less than 50 miles the surcharge is £10   £1.15 per 1 British mile + £5 service fee (return trip is free). If the distance is less than 50 miles the surcharge is £10   £1.15 per 1 British mile + £5 service fee (return trip is free). If the distance is less than 50 miles the surcharge is £10

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does delivery to the USA take?

The maximum time for order redemption is up to 1 working day, for packing and sending your parcel — up to 2 working days. We meet the timelines, compensate for the delay, and return up to 50% of our fee for the order to your balance.

You can use our calculator for finding the time and cost of delivery to the USA by different courier services.

Can I buy on Amazon and arrange delivery through alfa.uk?

Sure! Register on our website, get a UK shipping address, and use it when shopping on Amazon UK. We will receive your parcel at the warehouse, notify you via SMS, repackage, and ship the items to the USA.

How soon will the parcel reach the buyer?

Shipping from the UK to the US takes very little time. The time the package will take to reach you depends on the courier service, delivery option, and customs clearance. You can receive it as soon as in two days

Can I return a parcel, and how much will it cost?

You can return the entire order or individual items. It is a paid service. The cost depends on the option package you choose.

Delivery

DHL TNT Parcelforce DPD

Payment

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