Customs for parcel shipping to Saint Lucia
The Customs process in Saint Lucia is fairly well established, although it can be a bit slow at times. The best way to make sure your parcels get through the process without much hold up is to make sure you have all the appropriate paperwork filled out and is in order before you ship there. You should be aware that they do sometimes assess duties (or taxes) upon items being shipped there, especially if it has a declared value over a certain point. To get an estimate on this, you can ask your shipping company in advance for their estimate so that you can be prepared to pay this promptly to avoid any long delays as your parcel will not be released for final delivery until this is taken care of, if applicable.
Who ships parcels to Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia is part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean and is serviced by most, if not all, of the parcel delivery companies that service the rest of the Caribbean. In fact, there are a number of small inter island delivery companies that can help you such as Inter Island Shipping that are an affordable, reliable choice, assuming you are shipping to and from their service area. FedEx and UPS are heavy hitters along with DHL. GLS Logistics and Parcels 2 Go both ship there too, along with UShip and Rapid Parcel. There is a long list of other shipping companies that would gladly help you get your parcel there so be sure to look around before you settle on one company over another.
Parcel tracking to Saint Lucia
All the major carriers that ship parcels to Saint Lucia offer some sort of tracking system. This will be an add on service to your parcel shipment, but the extra fee associated with it is well worth the peace of mind that you get from being able to keep an eye on your items progress as it travels along.