10 STEP GUIDE TO BARELL DOOR-TO-DOOR DELIVERY

Firstly, not everyone is a seasoned barrel sender. For most people, this would be the first time, or the first time in a long time since they shipped a barrel to Jamaica. The processes and requirements change over the years so we recommend having a read of our useful guide on 3 Important Things to Know About Shipping to Jamaica from the UK .

Then have a read of our useful guide on 4 Things You Need to Know About Shipping a Barrel to Jamaica.

Once you have familiarised yourself with the general requirements of processes and your responsibilities involved in shipping a barrel, you should be ready to book your shipment.

Step 1 - Collection Postal Codes

You start the process of shipping your barrels with us by using the booking online facility.

Please check if we cover collection of your area using our post code checker coverage tool and entering your postcode.

CR, Croydon
SE, Southwark
SW, Westminster
BR, Bromley
E, Hackney
N, Haringey
DA, Bexley
RM, Havering
SM Sutton
W, West Kensington
CR, Croydon
SE, Southwark
SW, Westminster
BR, Bromley
E, Hackney
N, Haringey
DA, Bexley
RM, Havering
SM Sutton
W, West Kensington

Not everyone is a seasoned shipper of barrels, so beginners prior to collection of your barrel you might want to watch our useful video on How to pack a barrel properly in layers .

Be careful to pay attention to Prohibited items for a barrel. We don’t want you to fall foul of Jamaica customs.

Once your barrel has been packed properly, over packing is often an issue. Watch our quick explainer on How to close a barrel.

Now that you have that heavy barrel properly packed and closed correctly we don’t want you to hurt yourself moving it. Watch our useful explainer video on How to move a barrel properly , so its ready for ground floor collection.

Step 2 - Our Pricing

We keep our services affordable to fit any budget.

Please check our price list and location zones below:

BARRELS/DRUMSKINGSTON 1-20ST ANDREWST CATHERINEST MARYST THOMASCLARENDONMANCHESTER
1£220£220£220£220£220£230£230
2£365£365£365£365£365£375£375
3£510£510£510£510£510£525£525
4£660£660£660£660£660£670£670
5£805£805£805£805£805£815£815
Zone 1Zone 1Zone 1Zone 1Zone 1Zone 2Zone 2

BARRELS/DRUMSTRELAWNYST ANNPORTLANDST ELIZABETHHANOVERST JAMESWESTMORELAND
1£230£230£230£265£265£265£265
2£375£375£375£410£410£410£410
3£525£525£525£560£560£560£560
4£670£670£670£705£705£705£705
5£815£815£815£850£850£850£850
Zone 2Zone 2Zone 2Zone 3Zone 3Zone 3Zone 3

Collection of Barrel Jamaica Shipping
lock a Barrel Jamaica Shipping

Step 4 - Reading the Sailing Schedule

When we collect your barrels and you have purchased a security seal, we will seal each barrel(s) in front of the customer which contains a unique ID number, the customer will sign a collection note which details the unique number on the security seal, you will receive a collection notification email within 24 hours as a receipt that we have reviewed your goods. After collection of your barrel we will either store your barrels securely at one of our depots . Or we will transport your items directly to the Tilbury dock bonded warehouse.

We will contact you within 14 working days from the date of collection to issue you with the barrel shipment tracking information, and the documentation for clearance of your goods. Please do not contact us prior to 14 working days of the collection of your barrel as we will not have the updated information from the shipping line .

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Step 5 - Loading of Your Barrels Onto a Ship

Within 14 days of receipt of your barrels will be loaded into the shipping transport container and placed on the transatlantic ship.

Loading of Your Barrels Onto a Ship

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Step 6 - Notification of Customer of Tracking Information

Within 14 days from collection of your shipment, we will then be able to provide you with international tracking information and a Bill Of Laden for your barrel consignment. You can use this information with our online tracking tool 24hrs a day to track the location of your barrels until they reach your chosen port of discharge.

Your barrels are then transported from London to Jamaica. You can visit our sailing schedule page in conjunction with your tracking information to determine the date your barrel will arrive in Jamaica.

An example of the documentation you receive is as below.

Receipt for Your Shipment

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Step 7 - Barrels Delivered to Port of Discharge in Jamaica

Once your barrel has been delivered to the port of discharge they will remain inside the container ready to be stripped by Jamaica Wharf port staff. This takes up to 5 working days from arrival of your container.

Please take note of our sailing schedule. This service advises customers firstly of the estimated arrival date of your consignment based on the SHIP DATE we provided to you in Step 6 above.

Please be aware that the corresponding EARLIEST COLLECTION DATE on the schedule relates to the estimated time it takes for your goods to be stripped from the shipment container.

We provide this information to save you time travelling to the port and your items are not ready for collection.

Barrels delivered to Port of discharge in Jamaica

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