Shipping Methods • Planet Express

At Planet Express we offer a lot of shipping methods to cover your needs. Delivery time and price are different for each shipping method. For specific shipping rates, use our shipping calculator.

Shipping Methods From Our US Warehouses
International
Domestic
Shipping Methods From Our UK Warehouse
Shipping Of Batteries


Shipping Methods From Our US Warehouses

We are able to ship from the US and also across the US using different carriers and methods. The below-listed methods are all available for our warehouses in California and Oregon.

International Shipping Methods

Packages shipped with Planet Mail, and USPS delivery methods from our Oregon warehouse, need to be sent to our California warehouse first. Please, expect approx. 1 week longer delivery times. If you need faster delivery, we recommend using FedEx and DHL methods that are sent from Oregon directly.

USPS Express International

Reliable shipping method with full tracking. Depending on the shipping destination, there are size, weight and length limit. It’s delivered by a local post at destination, delivery time is not guaranteed. There are different size limits based on destination.

WE PROVIDE 35-40% OF POSTAGE DISCOUNT TO OUR CUSTOMERS VIA USPS, NO ONE ELSE IN OUR INDUSTRY IS ABLE TO OFFER THIS DISCOUNT FOR POSTAL RATE

Delivery time: 10-14 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone).
Maximum of 2 batteries per package.
Tracking: Yes (slow update)
Size & Weight Limits

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USPS Priority International

Reliable shipping method with full tracking. Depending on the shipping destination, there are size, weight, and length limit. It’s delivered by a local post at the destination, delivery time is not guaranteed. There are different size limits based on destination.

WE PROVIDE 35-40% OF POSTAGE DISCOUNT TO OUR CUSTOMERS VIA USPS, NO ONE ELSE IN OUR INDUSTRY IS ABLE TO OFFER THIS DISCOUNT FOR POSTAL RATE

Delivery time: 10-14 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone).
Maximum of 2 batteries per package.
Tracking: Yes (slow update)
Size & Weight Limits

Postal Service Fully Tracked

Cheaper and faster than USPS Priority. One of our best methods for packages within 4.2 lbs.

WE PROVIDE 35-40% OF POSTAGE DISCOUNT TO OUR CUSTOMERS VIA USPS, NO ONE ELSE IN OUR INDUSTRY IS ABLE TO OFFER THIS DISCOUNT FOR POSTAL RATE.

Delivery time: 10-14 business days
Tracking: Yes (limited updates)
Size & Weight Limits: Max weight 4.2 lbs, size limits same as for USPS Priority

Postal Service Fully Tracked

FedEx Priority International

Fast and reliable. Full tracking is available and delivery option upon request with local FedEx.

WE PROVIDE A DISCOUNT RATE BETWEEN 70%-75% IN SHIPPING COST DIRECTLY TO OUR INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS

Delivery time: 3-5 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone), no limit number of batteries
Packages going to Asia Pacific regions will need MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
Tracking: Yes (full tracking)
Size & Weight Limits: Max weight 180 lbs, max overall size (L+2W+2H) 130 inches

FedEx Economy International

Economical and money-saving compare to FedEx Priority. The only difference is delivery time so if you don’t hurry on delivery, choose this shipping method, and save money.

WE PROVIDE A DISCOUNT RATE BETWEEN 70%-75% IN SHIPPING COST DIRECTLY TO OUR INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS

Delivery time: 4-7 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone), no limit number of batteries.
Packages going to Asia Pacific regions will need MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
Tracking: Yes (full tracking)
Size & Weight Limits: Max weight 180 lbs, max overall size (L+2W+2H) 130 inches

FedEx Multi Package Shipment

FedEx MPS allows you to mail out more packages to the same address during one mail out request. Thanks to this, you can save an additional 40%-50% more on postage compared to shipping each package as an individual. 

Delivery time: 4-7 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone), no limit number of batteries.
Packages going to Asia Pacific regions will need MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
Tracking: Yes (one ‘master’ tracking number)
Size & Weight Limits: Max weight 180 lbs, max overall size (L+2W+2H) 130 inches

DHL Express

Very fast shipping method with full tracking available. DHL Express can deliver packages to certain countries within 2-4 business days (IE: Australia, European countries). Probably the best choice for European deliveries.

THE AVERAGE SAVING OF 70%-75% IN POSTAGE. WE PASS THE DISCOUNT RATE DIRECTLY TO OUR CUSTOMERS FOR SAVING.

Delivery time: 2-4 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone), no limit of a number of batteries.
Packages going to Asia Pacific regions will need MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets).
Tracking: Yes (full tracking)

Planet Mail Express

This is our Planet Express shipping method that we create for our customers who want extra saving and can still have the visibility of tracking packages. Packages are picked up by our own partner and will be delivered by the local post office in the destination country.

OUR COMPETITORS CAN’T EVEN COME CLOSE TO OUR OFFERING PRICE!

Delivery time: 17-25 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone)
Maximum 2 batteries package. Must be shipped in a cardboard box.
Tracking: Yes (tracking milestones)
Size & Weight Limits:
the max weight 4.3 lbs,
the max overall size (L+W+H) 36 inches,
the max length 24 inches.

CDEK International Express (to Russia Only)

We are the first package forwarding company that offers CDEK International Express door-to-door shipping method. It undoubtedly contributes to even more comfortable use of Planet Express service and makes purchases in the US stores even more joyful.

Delivery time: 8-15 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone)
Tracking: Yes (full tracking)
Size & Weight Limits:
the max weight is 68 lbs
the max length 59 inches

CDEK International Express

Domestic Shipping Methods

FedEx Ground

Domestic shipping method (to the USA) with full tracking and fast delivery. Delivery time depends on destination, for example, packages to California are delivered in one business day.

THE BEST SHIPPING METHOD FOR DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS

Delivery time: 1-5 business days
Batteries: Lithium-Ion Battery allowed.
Tracking: Yes

FedEx Express Saver

The same as FedEx Ground, but faster.

THE FASTEST DOMESTIC SHIPPING METHOD WE OFFER

Delivery time: 1-4 business days
Batteries: Lithium-Ion Battery allowed.
Tracking: Yes

USPS Priority Domestic

Reliable domestic shipping method.

RELIABLE DOMESTIC SHIPPING METHOD FOR A GOOD PRICE

Delivery time: 2-4 business days
Batteries: Lithium-Ion Battery allowed.
Tracking: Yes

USPS First Class Domestic

Reliable domestic shipping method.

CHEAP DOMESTIC SHIPPING METHOD FOR SMALL PACKAGES AND LETTERS

Delivery time: 4-6 business days
Batteries: Lithium-Ion Battery allowed.
Tracking: Yes


Shipping Methods From Our UK Warehouse

For our warehouse in the UK, we offer 3 different carriers: Planet Mail, DPD, and FedEx.

Planet Mail Premium

Delivery time: 7-10 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone)
Maximum 2 batteries package. Must be shipped in a cardboard box.
Tracking:
Yes (tracking milestones)

DPD Classic

DPD Classic is available for countries in the EU only. DPD delivers these packages via the ground only.

Delivery time: 3-6 business days
Batteries: Lithium-Ion Battery allowed.
Tracking: Yes (full tracking)

FedEx: International Priority

Fast and reliable. Full tracking is available and delivery option upon request with local FedEx.

WE PROVIDE A DISCOUNT RATE BETWEEN 70%-75% IN SHIPPING COST DIRECTLY TO OUR INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS

Delivery time: 3-5 business days
Batteries: PI966 – batteries packed with equipment (cameras) & PI967 – batteries contained in equipment (iPhone), no limit number of batteries
Packages going to Asia Pacific regions will need MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
Tracking: Yes (full tracking)
Size & Weight Limits: Max weight 180 lbs, max overall size (L+2W+2H) 130 inches


Shipping Of Batteries

Each delivery service has specific rules for the shipping of batteries. Please, see the rules of the shipping of batteries before mailout. There are three categories of batteries:

PI965 – Stand-alone Batteries (Power Banks, Loose Batteries)

Cannot be shipped internationally, only nationally by FedEx Ground.

PI966 – Batteries Packed With Equipment

Most cameras and standard laptops. Simple all devices where you can remove battery are in this category.

PI967 – Batteries Contained In Equipment

Devices where you cannot remove battery like iPhone, iPad.

Make sure you also check the Restricted & Prohibited items list.