Local charges with Airfreight
Terminal charges and outside E.U. customs clearance
Local charges with air freight
- Terminal charges
At destination local terminal charges must be paid. This is a sort of airport tax for cargo.To compare, sortlike charges at Schiphol Airport:
– till 200k ca euro 35.00 till 50.00.
– if more ca euro 0.08 p/kilo extra
– after 1 or 2 days, also storage will be charged.
At some destinations due to security or local regulations, costs may be higher.
- Outside E.U.: customs clearance
At non EU destinations the consignee or interested party must arrange customs clearance. At Schiphol Airport you can (still) do it yourself, it will take half a day and there are no charges, except duty/tax if any over the contents. In general, used personal effects are free for importation.The airline, nor WBS has any influence on customs regulations in any country! You can also outsource the clearance procedure to a local agent. Around any international airport are numerous agents who are eager to offer their services. You can ask the Airline for a reliable agent.
Indication of charges is ca euro 75,00.
In case of the unforeseen, e.g. customs inspections, there will be extra charges.
You can also request the Shipping Lines’ agent to deliver at your home address.
Note: in some countries the clearing procedure must be effected by a licensed agent, you are not allowed to do this yourself.