Hazardous materials, perishables, jewelry, animal skins, weapons, cash, pornographic material and illegal substances.



Screening of all packages is required to comply with FAA regulations for safe air transport.



The sky’s the limit! 246shipdirect will accept non-restricted items of any size, using your USA Address! Non-restricted items of up to 100 pounds will be forwarded by air express, on receipt of larger items you will be given the choice of air or ocean freight. For details on these services call 246ShipDirect   Office on 246-242-9179




MEMBERSHIP: Membership entitles you to a private mailing address in the U.S.A.!


246 ShipDirect will notify customers prior to availability of the shipment for collection/delivery. Ten (10) days after this notification a BDS $3.00 per day storage fee is applicable. After thirty (30) days packages would be sold/Auction to offset all charges due to 246ShipDirect  Packages will not be delivered without full payment.


CHARGES: Membership sign up is free. Each shipment will incur charges for transportation from Miami to Barbados (based upon weight or volume weight), Handling charges and Customs Duties. 246ShipDirect will expect payment for these charges before Delivery. Please refer to our rates and charges schedule for detailed information. The “weight” used to compute your freight charge is the higher of the actual weight on the scale and the weight by volume calculated as follows:

[Length X Width X Height (In Inches)]/ 166

This formula is standard procedure for the Air Freight industry as governed by The International Air Transport Association (IATA).


Complete Registration form supplied by our office or sign-up at www,246shipdirect.com/signup  and add a copy of your Barbados I.D. for reduced delays processing import documentation.


Barring unforeseen circumstances, the clearance of your shipments through Barbados Customs will be expedited within three business days of arrival.

Personal shipments with CIF {Cost, Insurance, freight} values under US$30 do not attract customs duty and VAT.

Our handling/processing fee structure for personal shipments with CIF values under US$30 is as follows:

1 –    5 lbs. =  Bds$15
6 –   15lbs. =  Bds$20
16 – 35lbs. =  Bds$25
Over 35lbs. = Bds$30

Our handling fee for preparing customs entries and clearance of Personal shipments with CIF values over US$30 is Bds$30. per shipment.

Fee for handling and preparing customs entries on Commercial shipments is Bds$65.50 per shipment.

Ocean Freight is available for items beyond the 100 lbs. weight limit for  246 Ship Direct Air limit or for any cargo required by the customer to route via ocean. 246 Ship Direct will attempt to clear from customs and deliver unless otherwise stated by the customer. The fees for ocean charges are determined by the dimensions, weight, and commodity, and are priced on request.

This service includes completing customs documentation, and paying all duties. All shipments must be accompanied by invoices. The absence of invoices will delay the clearance of your shipment. Before delivery of any Air/sea cargo all payment associated with shipment must be paid. Appropriate documentation from customs will be provided where applicable.

COMMERCIAL AND SPECIAL APPROVAL ITEMS: Such items require invoices and specialized documentation. 246 Ship Direct is not or cannot be held responsible for any delay or withheld shipments due to Customs clearing process.

For items imported with the expectation that duty free exemptions will be used during the brokerage process, notice of and copies of same exemption letters must be provided to 246 ShipDirect in advance of the shipment’s arrival in Barbados.



246 Ship Direct  will provide you with automatic insurance of up to US $100.00 per shipment at a cost of US $2.00. Additional, comprehensive “All Risk” insurance is easily available for all of your shipments upon request for an additional fee of US $2.00 per US $100.00




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