Peak season is the busiest time of the year for e-commerce and commonly runs from October to December. Peak season surcharges are usually added as a flat fee per package, and differ depending on which carrier you’re using. The size of surcharges will be determined by factors such as:
Carriers usually announce seasonal surcharges a few weeks before they go into effect, but in general, can be brought in at any time.
Borderless360 passes on all surcharges on at cost. To ensure full transparency we have posted all surcharge information directly from the courier at the bottom of this page.
UK - Belgium
UK - Germany
UK - USA
First Class Parcel
DHL eCommerce & USPS - US & EU
Surcharges apply: October 4 to December 25.
Landmark Global - UK
Surcharge to the US applies: October 20 to January 31.
Surcharge to Belgium, Germany applies: November 1 to December 31.