Navigating the World of Pigeon Shipping: A Comprehensive Guide for Enthusiasts
Jan de Wijs
Shipping pigeons, particularly for racing and breeding purposes, is a specialized task that demands careful consideration and planning. Understanding the intricacies of pigeon shipping is crucial for enthusiasts around the world.
This article aims to provide a detailed overview of the available shipping options and rates for various countries, helping you make informed decisions for your feathered champions.
Understanding Shipping Options and Rates
General Shipping Information
Before delving into specific countries, it's important to note that shipping rates are not standardized across all countries. During checkout, if you notice that shipping costs are not automatically calculated, it means you need to arrange shipping independently. However, for automatically calculated shipping costs, rest assured that we have partnered with reliable shipping services to ensure your pigeons' safe and timely delivery.
Country-Specific Shipping Details
- **Bangladesh**: We collaborate with Ashikur Rahman for shipments to Bangladesh, charging €100,- per pigeon. Pigeons are delivered to Mirpur or Dhaka, and further transport can be arranged at local costs.
- **Belgium**: HDV Courier handles our Belgium shipments. The cost is €75,- for doorstep delivery, with each additional pigeon shipped for free.
- **Bulgaria**: Luca Pigeon Transports is our chosen partner for Bulgaria, offering shipping at €50,- per pigeon. Additional charges may apply for locations off the standard route, but these will not exceed €20,- per bird.
- **France, Germany, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Romania, and the United Kingdom (England)**: For these countries, we also use Luca Pigeon Transports, maintaining the same rate of €50,- per pigeon. Similar extra costs for off-route locations apply.
- **India**: In India, we work with Ashikur Rahman, with a rate of €150,- per pigeon. Pigeons arrive in Chennai or Bangalore, where customers can organize further transportation.
- **Netherlands**: For domestic shipments, HDV Courier offers doorstep delivery at €40,-, with every subsequent pigeon shipped free of charge.
- **United States**: We use Avian Export Services for U.S. shipments, costing €330,- per pigeon. Pigeons are shipped to Utah, from where they can be couriered further.
Whether you're a seasoned breeder or a new racing pigeon enthusiast, understanding the logistics of pigeon shipping is essential. By choosing the right shipping partner and being aware of the costs involved, you can ensure that your pigeons arrive safely and in top condition, ready for whatever challenges or opportunities lie ahead.
Remember, the safety and well-being of your pigeons during transit are paramount. Choose a shipping option that aligns with your needs and budget, and trust in the expertise of these specialized carriers to handle your valuable birds with the utmost care.
Until the next blog…
Jan de Wijs
Blogger and Racing Pigeon expert
Jan de Wijs
Blogger and Racing Pigeon Expert