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PAYABLE DUTIES & TAXES FOR ITEMS SHIPPED TO THE BAHAMAS

The Bahamas does not have a duty free allowance for imports. Taxes are payable upon delivery of the package to the Bahamas, not when they are sent from your virtual mailing address or your virtual mailing addresses. As a result, the value of all goods is taxable and is required for the overall package forward shipment.

ShipByMail Promise

We guarantee the safety of your forward packages to ShipByMail. If your purchased goods arrive to ShipByMail virtual mail addresses in Canada in substandard condition, we will notify you and pause the shipment: this way, you won’t pay duties on products that have to be returned/exchanged with the original provider.

HOW LONG WILL MY SHIPMENT TAKE?

Express Shipping from the ShipByMail warehouse to the Bahamaswill take 4-8 business days.

ShipByMail Promise

We work as fast as possible to combine your items into a single package and get your Canadian mailing delivered from your address in Canada without delay. Our clients from the Bahamasoften obtain their shipments more quickly than the estimated transit times.

BAHAMIAN IMPORT RESTRICTIONS

Certain commodities are restricted or banned for import into the Bahamas. Please review details on the Bahamas Customs Department prior to arranging your order.

ShipByMail Promise

As specialists in export/import business, we can ship your goods with ease from your Canadian addresses (our warehouse). If you have any questions about your address or about your forwarding package, our Shipping Experts would be happy to assist. We can also provide tips on how to legally ship to the Bahamas, plus assist you to complete any required shipping and import documentation on your virtual Canadian mailing address.

RECEIVE YOUR ONLINE PURCHASES QUICKLY

Many popular brands don’t provide international shipping services. That’s where ShipByMail comes in! Regardless of their origin, ShipByMail gets your purchases to you swiftly and safely from your virtual mailing address or virtual mailing addresses in Canada to you in the Bahamas.

By joining ShipByMail, your goods are sent directly to our Canadian warehouse (your Canadian address) before we expedite them to you. Shop from an expansive list of Canadian retailers with your ShipByMail Canada address, regardless of their shipping limitations or restrictions.

ShipByMail enables any Bahamian resident to purchase their favorite international brands and get those goods shipped their way as quickly as possible. How do we do it?

  • Become a ShipByMail member and you’ll be sent your very own ShipByMail Canadian addresses.
  • Shop online at any international store, including Canada Goose, The Bay, Lululemon, Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Toys R Us, Roots, eBay and many, many more.
  • At checkout, include your ShipByMail virtual mail address.
  • 4. Once your order is received by ShipByMail, as your package forwarder we’ll send you a notification, assist you with customs documentation and expedite (package forward) the items from your address Canada to the Bahamas.

Ready to shop? Join ShipByMail to receive your free Canada-based virtual addresses right away!

ShipByMail PRICING: How much does it cost to Import (Forward Package) to the Bahamasfrom Canada without Breaking the Bank?

There are five elements that determine the price of international shipping:

  • WEIGHT –  How heavy is the package?
  • SPEED –  We will package forward your Canadian mail to you in the quickest, most cost effective manner
  • CARRIER –   What freight company do you choose? (ShipByMail provides shipping discounts from major national carriers (package forwarders)
  • DESTINATION –  Your area within the Caribbean will have an impact on the price.
  • MEMBERSHIP –  ShipByMail provides free membership where all members receive their address, a discounted shipping rate along with many premium services for their Canadian mail shipment

Thinking of ordering something? Estimate the price of delivery from your Canadian address to the Bahamasby using our handy Shipment Calculator.

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CITIES AND AREAS SERVED WITHIN AMERICAN SAMOA

ShipByMail provides service across American Samoaand the South Pacific. We serve over 200 countries and territories throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas, meaning that you’re always covered by ShipByMail.

WHERE CAN YOU SHOP AND SEND ITEMS TO YOUR VIRTUAL MAIL ADDRESS AS A ShipByMail MEMBER?

Whether it’s clothing, tech, makeup, household accessories or everything in between, ShipByMail can forward package it your way. We’ve been the package forwarder for many retailers, giving our Members substantial savings on items that would have otherwise cost much more if purchased locally. Popular items imported via ShipByMail include:

  • Canada Goose
  • The Bay
  • Lululemon
  • Amazon
  • Best Buy
  • Walmart
  • Toys R Us
  • Roots
  • Ebay
  • And many, many more…

Sign up now to receive your ShipByMail address in Canada instantly and get shopping!

ShipByMail OFFERS PACKAGE FORWARDING SERVICES TO THE BAHAMAS

Wherever you are in the Bahamas, we’ve got you covered. We offer package forwarding across the Bahamas, including:

  • Albert Town
  • Alice Town
  • Andros Town
  • Arthur’s Town
  • Clarence Town
  • Cockburn Town
  • Colonel Hill
  • Cooperstown
  • Duncan Town
  • Dunmore Town
  • Freeport
  • Freetown
  • George Town
  • Great Harbor
  • High Rock
  • Marsh Harbour
  • Matthew Town
  • Nassau
  • Nicholls Town
  • Pirates Well
  • Port Nelson
  • Rock Sound
  • Snug Corner
  • Spanish Wells
  • Sweeting Cay
  • West End
  • And more…

Whether you’re in Nassau, on Abaco or Inagua, ShipByMail’s reach is immense. Members can expect dependable, expedited service, not only within the Bahamasbut also throughout the Caribbean. We serve over 200 countries and territories throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas, meaning that you’re always covered by ShipByMail.

WHEN WILL MY ITEMS ARRIVE FROM MY ADDRESS CANADA TO THE BAHAMAS?

ShipByMail works with a number of package forwarders to get you your goods quickly. As part of your Membership, our expedited shipping means that you can receive your Express Deliveries in 4-8 business days.

NOT TOO BIG, NOT TOO SMALL

From tiny to huge, ShipByMail is able to accommodate any of your forward packages needs. From the smallest items such as socks or household décor to larger items such as bikes, electronics, equipment and more, we can get it to you. At ShipByMail, there are no surprises or hidden fees.

IMPORT RESTRICTIONS OF ITEMS FROM YOUR CANADA ADDRESS ENTERING THE BAHAMAS

In addition to goods that cannot be shipped outside of Canada from your virtual mail addresses, there are additional items that are prohibited from being imported into the Bahamas.

A limited list of items that are restricted or banned from import to the Bahamas include:

  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Corrosive materials
  • Flammable materials
  • Jewelry, watches and gold
  • Graphite
  • Weapons, including knives
  • Blank money orders and cheques
  • Films
  • Certain cellular phones
  • Nuclear materials
  • And more…

Please confirm import limitations by contacting the local customs authority in the Bahamas or visit Government of the Bahamas Ministry of Finance website. Have more questions? Please contact our Shipping Experts today!

Please note timelines for shipping and delivery from your Canadian addresses to the Bahamas are dependent on weather, location, and local Customs authorities. Deliveries from Canada can also be impacted by global natural or political events. For additional details on shipments the Bahamas, please see our FAQ. Express Shipping services are offered through major national carriers.