Jamaica is an island nation of the Greater Antilles located south of Cuba in the Caribbean. If you want to send a package to Jamaica, you can use several international package delivery companies, including the United States Postal Service (USPS), FedEx, UPS and DHL. When sending packages to Jamaica, it is important that you address the label properly and complete your shipping company's customs declaration form.
Take your package to a company that ships packages internationally. USPS, FedEx, UPS and DHL are four of the most popular companies that send packages to Jamaica.
Fill out a shipping label addressed to the person or business in Jamaica. The shipping label should list the person or business on the first line. The second line of the shipping label should include the full street address. The third line of the shipping label should list the city and province and the fourth line should read "Jamaica." Jamaica does not have ZIP codes.
Place the shipping label on the package.
Complete the customs form. Every company that sends international packages uses their own customs form. Make sure the form is filled out completely and itemizes every item in the package.
Give the package to the postal or shipping clerk. The clerk will weigh and measure the package. Shipping companies offer different shipping options based on the weight and measurements of the package. Generally, faster shipping methods are more expensive.
Pay the required fee to send the package.
It is also advisable to insure the package contents if the package contains valuable items. You can purchase insurance for your package at the same time you pay the shipping fee.
- It is also advisable to insure the package contents if the package contains valuable items. You can purchase insurance for your package at the same time you pay the shipping fee.
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