DHL COURIER SERVICES FOR PARCEL DELIVERY TO GREECE

With 20 million visitors each year, Greece is a hugely popular tourist destination. Greece also has 35,000 British citizens living there, so whether you have customers in Greece or are sending a parcel to a friend or family member, DHL Express offers a secure, fast and reliable delivery service.

How do I send a parcel to Greece from the UK?

With DHL Express, you can choose FREE packaging to send your items in when you send with DHL Service Point. When packaging your items, use cushioning materials to make sure your contents do not move around in the box and get damaged. Please do not completely seal your parcel as DHL needs to check contents before it’s sent in the network.

Cost to send a parcel to Greece from the UK

Whether you’re sending a parcel to Athens or Heraklion, the cost to send a parcel can be obtained by our online quote tool. Simply enter your parcel’s details including the size and destination and three prices will be displayed.

The cheapest way to send a parcel is at a DHL Service Point. Drop your parcel to one of our 1,200 locations nationwide to start your parcel’s delivery. Alternatively, and a bit more expensive, arrange a courier collection of your parcel through DHLitNow or DHL by Phone where your parcel will be collected from a chosen address.

How long will it take to send a parcel to Greece from UK?

Although there are 2,000 miles between the countries, sending a package to Greece from the UK will take 1-2 working days. To try to reduce the risk of delays through customs, you should check the restrictions list.

Restrictions sending a parcel to Greece from UK

Even though Greece is in the EU, there are some items in which cannot be sent. Please check what you can and can’t send so ensure that your parcel can be delivered.

 

National Holidays 2021*
  • 1 January, Friday - New Year's Day
  • 6 January, Wednesday - Epiphany
  • 15 March, Monday - Clean Monday
  • 25 March, Thursday - Greek Independence Day
  • 30 April, Friday - Good Friday (Eastern) / Holy and Great Friday
  • 1 May, Saturday - Labour Day
  • 2 May, Sunday - Orthodox Easter
  • 3 May, Monday - Orthodox Easter Monday
  • 20 June, Sunday - Pentecost (Eastern)
  • 21 June, Monday - Whit Monday
  • 15 August, Sunday - Dormition of the Mother of God
  • 28 October, Thursday - Ohi Day
  • 25 December, Saturday - Christmas Day
  • 26 December, Sunday - 2nd Day of Christmas
 
* Public holidays in Greece may affect our estimated transit times.

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Country facts
  • Greece is one of the most popular tourist spots in Europe and during summer there are more tourists than Greeks
  • Greece has more archaeological museums than other country in the world
  • In Europe, Greece has one of the richest varieties of wildlife including 116 species of mammals, 18 species of amphibians, 59 species of reptiles, 240 species of birds and 104 species of fish
  • Greece exports $33 billion worth of goods a year including petroleum oils, electrical and electronic equipment. These goods are sent to its main partners Italy with 11%, Germany with 7% and Cyprus with 6% of the total
  • Greece imports $54 billion of goods a year including crude petroleum oils, pharmaceutical products and electrical and electronic equipment. These goods are sent to its main partners Germany with 11%, Italy with 9% and China with 6.6% of the total
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