Your family, friends or business network deserve a sonic-speed, airborne delivery from us.
Why not ship out items faster to Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana by air?
Air Freight Services
UK to Zimbabwe
Prohibited items from air transit are:

- Batteries (Vehicles type)
- Sanitisers
- Firearms & replicas
- Knives, weaponry and other similar sharp objects
- Lighters

For further information on items allowed for air travel, please get in touch with us.

Rates are:
- £8 per kg (including customs duty) (excludes high value items – call us for further info)
- £40 = 0-5 kg
(subject to extra charges for dimensions)

Item rates:
- Mobile phones: £25
- IPads & Tablet devices: £25
- Laptops: £40
- TVs: varies in size dimensions shipped (e.g. 70-100") – call for further info and quotes
- Perfumes & aerosol: £5 per item (SA and Botswana = £6.50 per item)
- Solar panels - enquire for further quotes
- Water pumps - enquire for further quotes

Collection from Mainland UK (England): £20 per 1st box, £5 for additional box

Collection from Scotland & Wales: £30 per 1st box, £10 for additional box

Harare Delivery rate:
- £10 to the door OR to Courier network offices (e.g. local post office)

Packaging rates:
- Shrink-wrapping: £3 per item (depends on size)
- Boxes: £3 each
- Box & shrink-wrap: £5 each
    UK to South Africa
    Prohibited items from air transit are:

    - Batteries (Vehicles type)
    - Sanitisers
    - Firearms & replicas
    - Knives, weaponry and other similar sharp objects
    - Lighters

    For further information on items allowed for air travel, please get in touch with us.

    Rates are:
    - £9 per kg (actual vs volume weight) – 45 kg minimum
    (subject to extra charges for dimensions)
    - TVs: (Varies in size dimensions) (e.g. 70-100") - enquire for shipping quote

    - £45 per consignment (Airline Handling & Documentation)

    Excluded costs include:
    - Insurance & packaging
    - Import clearance
    - Taxes & Duties
    - Storage & delivery at final destination

    All shipments must include itemised package lists with valuationplease enquire for appropriate documentation form.

    Both personal and household item shipments must include full packing list to abide by UK aviation security regulations (refer to common hazardous goods for air travel).

    Customs duties and VAT in South Africa are based on commercial invoice (e.g. Supplier invoice).

    Required documents for clearing include:
    - Way Bill
    - Passport Copy
    - Supplier invoice
    - Packing list

    At GSI, we clear clothing, electricals, food items and other domestic products. Customs duties and applicable VAT are calculated before shipment.

    For older items purchased for freight transit, South African Revenue Services (SARS) says:
    a) Visiting family and/or friends for holiday with new items – duties and relevant VAT applicable; no qualification for the rebate item.
    b) Permanently returning an affidavit, inventory list and original passport must accompany DA 304 for stamping; this is retained as proof.
    c) Used clothing and footwear for the traveller must not exceed 100kg (not new). Compulsory exams will be conducted for qualification and release of a DA 306. Passports are mandatory to support this; household and commercial items are excluded from DA 306 clearances
    d) Importing 2nd hand clothes for family and friends are not allowed.
    e) New item duties and VAT charges are applicable
    f) Commercial good duties and VAT are applicable

    Both personal and household items are cleared by us, whether new or used. All customers must provide inventory list of items, preferably to provide invoices for new items too.

    Old items without invoices can be replaced with a provided sworn affidavit in South Africa, stating estimated value of items. GSI provides this for all our customers regarding new item shipment without invoices should SARS query this for a greater, seamless shipping experience to the Rainbow nation.
    UK to Botswana
    Prohibited items from air transit are:

    - Batteries (Vehicles type)
    - Sanitisers
    - Firearms & replicas
    - Knives, weaponry and other similar sharp objects
    - Lighters

    For further information on items allowed for air travel, please get in touch with us.

    Rates are:
    - £8.30 per kg (actual vs volume weight) – 45 kg minimum
    (subject to extra charges for dimensions)
    - TVs: (Varies in size dimensions) (e.g. 70-100") - enquire for shipping quote

    - £45 per consignment (Airline Handling & Documentation)

    Excluded costs include:
    - Insurance & packaging
    - Import clearance
    - Taxes & Duties
    - Storage & delivery at final destination

    All shipments must include itemised package lists with valuationplease enquire for appropriate documentation form.

    Both personal and household item shipments must include full packing list to abide by UK aviation security regulations (refer to common hazardous goods for air travel).

    Insurance & Packaging
    At GSI, we take the utmost responsibility to ensure your cargo is handled when with us. Our insurance offer for new goods with invoices is 10% of the shipment's value (non-refundable).

    Please inform us and send us an invoice if your shipment requires insurance within your final quote.

    Maximum weight allowances for boxes at 30kg as couriers charge penalties for boxes over 30kgUSE 2 or more BOXES for extra assurance and if our team is collecting by courier.

    For office drop-offs, please pack in bags or suitcases. Expensive items (e.g. wedding gowns) may cost extra as price tags, price lists, invoices/receipts should be removed.

    For commercial shipments by air and/or customer services, please call 07880 640048 for further information and assistance with your freight needs.
      Our team is focused, prepared and ready to offer the greatest, affordable air rates for your shipment – email or call us for further details and bookings.
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      N.B. All items by air are weighed for you before processing shipments abroad - no weight limitations, greater air freight convenience
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