The transportation of lithium-ion batteries requires knowledge of the type of battery, the country regulations, and the chosen carrier. Refer to here for more info on country restrictions and below this question for information on carriers.
- The type of battery (as shown below)
- The country restrictions, which you can go to here to find out more
- The carrier you chose, which can be found right below this question
PI965 - Loose batteries - NOT ALLOWED
EXAMPLE: phone batteries, camera batteries, etc.
Loose lithium-ion batteries, such as those found in phones, cameras and other devices, are not permitted to be shipped by Forwardme due to regulations from the IATA, FAA and TSA.
PI966 - Batteries packed with equipment - ALLOWED (CARRIER RESTRICTIONS APPLY)
EXAMPLE: A phone + phone battery
To ensure that batteries remain undamaged or uncompressed, they must be placed in a strong and rigid outer packaging. The inner packaging should also be securely contained in the same container.
PI967 - Batteries contained in equipment - ALLOWED (CARRIER RESTRICTIONS APPLY)
EXAMPLE: A phone with the battery inside it
If your items do not include the original product packaging, please contact us for them to be repackaged in a cardboard box before being sent.