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Send a Parcel To The Philippines Fast - DHL Courier Delivery

Even though the country is made up of 7,000 islands, the 11 largest islands are where the population of 92 million people live. As the global market leader in international express, this is no mean feat for DHL. So whether you’re sending a parcel to a friend, family or as part of a business deal, you can expect your parcel to be delivered within 2-3 working days if there are no delays at customs.

How to send a parcel to the Philippines from the UK

The most popular option is through a DHL Service Point which are located across retail parks and high streets in 1,300 locations nationwide. If you require parcel collection from your home or work, you can use our courier collection and delivery service via DHLitNow or DHL by Phone.

Cost to send a parcel to the Philippines from the UK

Parcel prices to the Philippines from the UK at a DHL Service Point are based on the size of the FREE packaging you choose and the destination. This is the cheapest way to send a parcel to the Philippines, alternatively you can choose our premium courier collection and delivery service. These prices can be found using our online quote tool.

For financial protection, you can purchase insurance as an additional £12, or 1.5 per cent of the total shipment value if higher. This can be brought through DHLitNow or DHL by Phone.

Philippines parcel restrictions

DHL has a list of prohibited items which can’t be sent through the network. Alongside this, the Philippines also has items of which they do not accept. Before sending a parcel with DHL, please check with customs.


National Holidays 2024*
  • 1 January, Monday - New Year's Day
  • 10 February, Saturday - Chinese New Year
  • 28 March, Thursday - Maundy Thursday
  • 29 March, Friday - Good Friday
  • 30 March, Saturday - Black Saturday
  • 9 April, Tuesday - Day of Valor
  • 10 April, Wednesday - Eid al-Fitr 
  • 1 May, Wednesday - Labor Day
  • 12 June, Wednesday - Independence Day
  • 16 June, Sunday - Eidul Adha
  • 21 August, Wednesday - Ninoy Aquino Day
  • 26 August, Monday - National Heroes Day
  • 1 November, Friday - All Saints' Day
  • 2 November, Saturday - All Souls' Day
  • 30 November, Saturday - Bonifacio Day
  • 8 December, Sunday - Immaculate Conception
  • 24 December, Tuesday - Christmas Holiday
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
  • 30 December, Monday - Rizal Day
  • 31 December, Tuesday - New Year's Eve
* Public holidays in the Philippines may affect our estimated transit times.

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Country facts
  • Landmass of the Philippines is made up of around 7,500 islands, making it the second-largest archipelago in the world
  • The Philippines sends the largest amount of texts in the world and are nicknamed “text capital of the world”
  • The Philippines is the largest supplier of nurses in the world. 25% of America’s nurses are Filipino
  • The Philippines export goods such as semiconductors and electrical equipment, transport equipment and garments which amount to $68 billion a year. These are received by its export partners such as the USA with 15%, Hong Kong and Japan with 14% of the total
  • The Philippines imports goods such as electrical products, mineral fuels, machinery and transport equipment amounting to $95 billion a year. These are imported from countries including China with 18%, Japan with 11% and the USA with 9% of the total

We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on

0844 248 0828**

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

** Calls to DHL Express UK phone numbers beginning ‘084’ cost 7 pence per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.