Buy Products That Don’t Normally Ship To Your Country With Parcl

Buy Products That Don’t Normally Ship To Your Country With Parcl

Retailers don’t always ship anywhere in the world. If there’s a product you want to buy that doesn’t normally ship to your country, you can get around this with a service called Parcl.

The online service lets you order items and send them to your address, even if the retailer doesn’t ship to your country. To make this happen, Parcl uses “forwarders.” A forwarder is either an individual or a company that bids for a purchase on your behalf. Then, they buy, receive, and ship the item to you themselves. According to the site, each forwarder is verified.

Once you’ve registered, if you want to request a shipment, you enter your origin and destination country, then describe and link to the product. You can then request a forwarder to buy and ship your item, and they will make you an offer for their time and effort. From there, you just have to accept.

Of course, there are traditional forwarding services out there, so it’s not exactly a new concept, but those services are aimed at bulk shippers, and they can be pricey. This is more aimed at individuals, and you can request a single, specific item.

You make payments via PayPal and the forwarder is paid as soon as you accept the order. If you don’t receive your item, the site will step in and help you work things out, according to the FAQ.

Check it out at the link below.



  • There are a few providers of services like this, including HopShopGo whilst they aren’t necessarily aimed at bulk-buyers, economy of scale does make it cheaper if you’re sending back a few buys at a time
    That said, there are also a growing number of companies (including big-name fashion labels) who detect if you are shipping to a redirector, or using an Australian credit card and will block you as well as

    • I’ve used a forwarding service to get access to Amazon e-books that aren’t for sale in Australia, seems to work pretty well. Also can confirm it works with Rakuten, which is like a Japanese ebay. Entering the address information as a mix of English (addressee) and Japanese (everything else) was an interesting experience.

  • A great idea! I’ve just completed an order through parcl and had a great experience shipping stuffs from ebay Uk to australia. For my case, I got to know a good uk forwarder through them. Was doubful at the beginning, but the forwarder by the name of forwardvia was very helpful in answering my queries and got my orders shipped safely. I’ve since signed up with forwardvia, which cost me nothing.

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