You are welcome to pack your own boxes.
It will save you money and you will know exactly how each item fit. You can review our packing guide for time saving tips on packing.
For some basic advice follow these easy and short steps to ensure that everything goes smooth:

1. Leave no space in the boxes. If the items have space in between or on top, they will move and will almost undoubtedly suffer damages.

2. Do not over pack boxes. We understand that this is counterintuitive and most people want to stuff the boxes until they can barely close, but the if the top of the box is overflowing then the box loses strength in that area that might result in less than adequate results.

3. Layer your items, you can always layer or nest fragile items in between loose clothing or towels. Do not do this with linens or other tightly stored items as they are heavy and dense if packed in original plastic and can result in damages.


When you are shipping things, whether your sending things to your loved ones or for yourself there are some important guidelines to keep in mind. Here is a list of the items that you are not allowed to ship:

  1. Prescription medications, including dental & veterinary.
  2. Prescription medical devices.
  3. Fire extinguishers.
  4. Contraband or illegal substances.
  5. Lottery tickets.
  6. Gambling devices & accessories.
  7. Rough diamonds.
  8. Human remains.
  9. Handcuffs of any material, including plastic zip tie restraints & straitjackets.
  10. Body armor, helmets or personal protection articles with kevlar or ballistic ratings.
  11. Military/tactical/police shields.
  12. Government, police or military uniforms or IDs.
  13. Military training equipment.
  14. Thermal imaging, InfraRed or other night vision devices.
  15. Rifle scopes, laser pointing & aiming devices for firearms.
  16. Defense articles controlled under the US Munitions List as defined under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
  17. Gasoline, diesel or other fuels.
  18. Lighters containing fuel.
  19. Meals Ready to Eat (MRE).
  20. Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides.
  21. Radioactive elements or products.
  22. Damaged batteries.
  23. Lab reagents, biologics, cultures, medical specimens.
  24. Poisonous substances.
  25. Toxic substances, including inhalation hazards.
  26. Infectious substances.
  27. Explosives, fireworks, gun powder, flares or matches.
  28. Skin or leather of snakes, alligators, crocodiles, stingrays, and other reptiles or amphibians.
  29. Skin, fur or leather of wolves, bears, elephants, rhinos and certain deer and foxes.
  30. Sturgeon or Beluga caviar.

Please keep in mind that in addition to the above list, Anything illegal in the USA or in Greece would be similarly banned from shipment.

Additionally, avoid shipping items that tend to expand in high temperatures like aerosol sprays because they might damage your items during transit. [Shaving Foam, Hair Lacquer, etc]