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Items You Cannot Send With Impact Express

Impact Express will not accept for the following items,  some International destinations may also have additional prohibited items in addition to the ones listed below. It is at Impact Express’ sole discretion to refuse to carry other items not listed below.




  • Aerosol cans
  • Antiques (works of art and fine art, excessing the value of 5000 pounds)
  • Bullion
  • Cash and travellers cheques
  • Cash-like negotiable instruments in bearer form (with the exemption of event tickets)
  • Cigarettes/Electronic cigarettes
  • Complete firearms
  • Dangerous / hazardous goods including but not limited to perfumes, aftershaves, aerosols, flammable substances, dry ice, biological substances, UN classified dangerous goods and any goods specified as such under International Air Transport Association regulations (“IATA”), the Agreement on Dangerous Goods by Road ("ADR") or International Maritime Dangerous Goods ("IMDG") regulations
  • Designer items (clothing, accessories etc.)
  • Drugs
  • Firearms, original and imitation firearm parts (including rifle butts, trigger mechanisms, screws / bolts etc. which are manufactured for the sole purpose of creating a functional firearm), ammunition, explosives / explosive devices
  • Furs
  • Hazardous good, among others: perfumes, aftershaves, aerosols, flammable substances, dry ice, biological substances, not classified dangerous good
  • Human remains or ashes
  • Illegal goods and ivory. This can include items that are country-specific (e.g. the importation of alcohol) and commodities considered to be illegal internationally, such as counterfeit goods, ivory and narcotics
  • Jewellery, costume jewellery, watches and objects constructed of precious metal and/or stones with a value in excess of £4,000 per waybill
  • Laptop computers – no more than one laptop computer per package. Each package may not contain more than 1 lithium battery, which must be contained within the laptop
  • Lithium batteries
  • All Lithium metal batteries. Lithium metal batteries are generally non rechargeable on contain metal lithium
  • Loose Lithium ion batteries. Lithium ion batteries do not contain metallic lithium and are rechargeable
  • Small electronic items, including mobile phones, lithium ion batteries – each package may not contain more than 2 batteries which must be contained within the electronic device they are meant to power
  • Live animals (including but not limited to mammals, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, amphibians, birds, insects, larvae and pupae)
  •  Loose Precious and semi-precious stones (cut or un-cut, polished or un-polished
  • Medical samples
  • Mobile phones with accessories
  • Perishable items
  • Pornography
  • Potential weapons
  • Shipments (in excess of £25k)
  • Tax stickers Tobacco, loose-leaf tobacco, pre rolled cigarettes


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