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How do you export items from the U.S. to the U.K.?

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Export.gov allows businesses to export goods and services to the U.K. The United States Postal Service and various express carriers allow you to export personal items from the U.S. to the U.K. UPS is an express carrier company that specializes in both personal and business exports. The company also allows business exporters to ship packages to multiple recipients within one country to reduce shipment costs.

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How do you export items from the U.S. to the U.K.?
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Export.gov provides a global network of trade professionals located in the United States and in nearly 80 countries. Trade professionals are available for contract to achieve exporting goals and expand businesses in the U.K. The network also offers trade finance and insurance strategies to complete export transactions with particular businesses.

FedEx provides international priority and economy freight shipments to the U.K. Priority freight shipments include a transit time of up to three business days, while economy shipments have a transit time of up to five business days. Both services allow package weights from 68 to 1,000 kilograms per item and include a FedEx money-back guarantee. USPS international shipments also have size and weight restrictions for packages, with prices depending on package sizes. USPS also has shipping restrictions on prohibited items, such as batteries and medical devices.

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