How To Get International Shipping From Any US & UK Store To Nigeria?

How To Get International Shipping From Any US & UK Store To Nigeria

As we all know, there are great shopping opportunities in the USA and the UK for products of all kinds. The US stores such as Amazon, eBay, or Walmart offer products for very appealing prices, however, it is not always easy to find the way to get these items outside of the US or UK to Nigeria. Many of the US and UK stores don’t provide international shipping and the carries can be really expensive. We want to help you with this issue and that’s why we offer you the solution on how to ship from the US & UK to Nigeria in a very simple and affordable way.

How Does Package Forwarding Work?

If you need to ship goods from the US or UK to Nigeria, we are here for you to take care of it. It is really simple if you use the service of Planet Express. Here is the description of the basic steps to forward the package to your country:

  1. Create a Planet Express account for free.
  2. Get your US & UK address, that you can use as a shipping address when you order from any US and UK stores.
  3. Shop online and send your package to this address. Your package will be delivered to our warehouse in California, Oregon, or Warrington.
  4. When your package arrives, we receive it and notify you about it by email. We will add the package to your account so you are able to check the pictures of it or take advantage of our additional services.
  5. With only a few clicks you can then forward the package to Nigeria and track it on its way to you. 

Package Forwarding Pros

  • We offer one of the best shipping rates with up to 80% savings compared to retail prices of couriers.
  • When your package arrives at our warehouse we take a free photo of it from outside and also of the label – this way you can know the sender. If you wish to have additional pictures of what is inside the package we can take other photos for you.
  • There are no hidden fees – you always see what you pay for.
  • Our customer support is online every day – and is always happy to help you with anything you need regarding our service.
  • We offer you a lot of other additional services such as consolidation of your packages, repacking, splitting the package, scanning documents, removing invoices, and many others.
  • We can also shop for you from any US online store with our Shop For Me service (see more info below).
  • If you find out the package that was delivered to our warehouse doesn’t contain what you wanted or you just changed your mind and don’t want the products anymore, we can return the package to the seller for you.
  • We explain everything you need to do in our step by step video tutorials, so you can easily understand the process.

Package Forwarding Cons

  • If you want to forward the package from the US to Nigeria you always have to count on the Duty and TAX. This can mean additional fees for you. The standard VAT rate for Nigeria is 7,5%.
  • The whole process of package forwarding may take a little longer due to the various steps.
  • It is not possible to ship everything due to prohibitions and restrictions on some goods. For example, medicaments, ballpoint pens, chemicals, soaps, and detergents may be problematic.
  • There are also some weight and size limits for the various shipping methods.

Shop For Me

Some US stores also don’t accept foreign credit cards. That’s why we also offer you the Shop For Me service. We can order and purchase the goods for you, so you are able to get them to your Planet Express address. It is really simple – you just fill in the necessary details about the order and we take care of the rest. Once your goods arrive at our warehouse we will notify you and you can ask for pictures to see if the package contains what you wanted.

Fulfillment Center & Dropshipping

We are here also for the retailers, e-commerce stores, or startups that are looking for the solution for complete fulfillment and reverse logistics. Planet Express offers you clear pricing and affordable prices. We can also handle the return management for damage return, exchange, resell, or liquidation.

We can help you send the shipment to our warehouse and take care of important paperwork. We check the quality of all products to make sure they are in perfect condition and store them at our warehouse. Based on your requests, we send the products to your customers using the shipping method you choose. Our experts will help you to choose the best fulfillment service for you. 

How Much Does The Shipping To Nigeria Cost?

The shipping price for the package forwarding from the US to Nigeria is very affordable. The price depends on the dimensions and weight of the package and the shipping method you choose. Available shipping methods for Nigeria are DHL, FedEx, USPS, or Aramex. You have a chance to calculate the shipping price in advance using the Postage Calculator.

For your picture, here are some examples of the shipping price from the USA to Abuja, Nigeria for packages of various dimensions:

Delivery method1 lb, 10×7×4 inches10 lbs, 15×10×8 inches20 lbs, 20×13×10 inches
Planet Mail Economy$18.85n/an/a
Planet Mail Express$18.91n/an/a
USPS ePacket$28.39n/an/a
USPS Priorityn/a$73.68$143.76
USPS Express$39.31$84.5$156.2
Aramex Priority$28.11$84.08$160.39
FedEx Economy$42.19$68.14$104.87
FedEx Priority$62.51$72.25$129.25
DHL Express Worldwide$92.01$171.61$283.57

Prices have been calculated using the Planet Express calculator on the 4th of June 2020.

About Planet Express

Our company was founded in 2017 and we are here for people from all over the world who want to shop in the US and the UK stores, or forward packages and mail from/for friends and family. We want to make package forwarding cool and simple.

We offer you innovative mailing and package forwarding services that allow you to purchase from the US retailers even though they don’t provide international shipping. We set up 3 warehouses (2 in US and 1 in the UK) where we are able to receive your packages for you, take care of them and meet your special requests before shipping and forward them to your country afterward.

We understand that logistics can be a bit confusing sometimes, that’s why we try to help you understand every step. We made video tutorials and step-by-step guides. We also offer help for retailers, startups, or small businesses providing the fulfillment service, where we can take care of all logistics for them. Transparency is one of our main values and we always want you to know what you pay for and what we can do for you.

Our customer service is here for all of your questions. Planet Express offers you clear pricing, professionalism, reliability, and integrity. Our team wants to make it easy for you to arrange international shipping from the US and the UK to your home.

If you wish to learn something more about us from the view of our valued customer read some of the reviews.


No matter wherever in Nigeria you are, if you are an online shopper, retailer, or you work on your new business, we know you all deserve to take benefits of products with amazing pricing from the US & the UK. We know it is not always easy to get what you need or want, that’s why we are here to help you, offering a friendly and individual attitude to each of you. Our service offers you amazing pricing for the package forwarding to your country and guides you step by step on the way to receive your goods.

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