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Dhl insurance

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Minimum price £12.00 £1.50
Cost for £100 insured £12.00 £1.50
Cost for £500 insured £12.00 £5.00
Cost for £10,000 insured £150.00 £100.00
Second-hand items Yes Yes
Watches and jewellery No Yes
High tech products, mobile phones Yes Yes
Collectibles Yes Yes
Rate for £10,000 1.5% 1%

Source: DHL Cover exclusions
DHL prices based on public DHL documentation on 2022-07-19

DHL intra UK rates

DHL UK rates depend on parcel weight and estimated delivery date. DHL UK has a large service point network throughout the country.

Weight Size Price
Up to 0,5kg 27x35x2 cm £7.95
Up to 1,5kg 34x18x10 cm £13.95
Up to 3kg 34x32x10 cm £15.95
Up to 7kg 34x32x18 cm £16.95
Up to 12kg 34x32x34 cm £19.95
Up to 18kg 42x36x37 cm £21.95

DHL international rates

DHL's international rates depend on parcel weight and traveled distance.

Weight Size Price
Up to 0,5kg 27x35x2 cm £22.95
Up to 1,5kg 34x18x10 cm £33.95
Up to 3kg 34x32x10 cm £36.95
Up to 7kg 34x32x18 cm £42.95
Up to 12kg 34x32x34 cm £61.95
Up to 18kg 42x36x37 cm £78.95

Why do you need to take out a third party insurance?

Secursus saves you up to 70% and insures all your valuable items up to £90,000 per parcel.

If you are looking to insure your package nationally or internationally, you are probably already aware that most carriers’ insurances are very expensive and do not cover valuables and high risk items. Secursus, our online insurance is willing to insure almost every item another carrier would reject : watches, jewelry, high tech items, vintage items & collectibles, mobile phones etc.

Insuring your parcel with us also means you will not need to disclose the actual value of your parcel to the carrier (except for customs purposes). Parcel handlers will not be able to tell if anything valuable is inside your parcel. If something goes wrong during transit, our team will assist you during the entire claim process and help you get a fast compensation.

Claim management

Secursus has dedicated agents whose sole objective is to help you with your claim. Most valid claims are paid within 30 days from the time the carrier provides a certificate of loss / damage.


Our insurance coverage goes up to £90,000 and as previously mentioned, covers many items excluded from DHL's complementary insurance including watches, high tech devices and second-hand items.


Once your parcel is insured with Secursus, you will receive an email stating shipping instructions and information about the rules and the path to follow if something goes wrong with your parcel during transit.

DHL Express is a top notch carrier providing express deliveries worldwide, but their insurance cost is very high.

Why should you consider using DHL shipping service?

DHL is a reliable and globally recognized carrier. DHL is without any doubt one of the leaders in the express parcels delivery business.

With guaranteed delivery times and express offers of 24 to 48 hours, it is certainly an excellent choice if you want to ship your packages abroad or even nationally.

DHL provides deliveries with electronic signature and are therefore compatible with Secursus' insurance.

To send your DHL parcel, several solutions are available. You can choose to send it directly from the carrier or through online shipping comparators which usually offer more competitive pricing.

Domestic shipments

International shipments

Delivery speed

Parcel worth less than €1000

High value parcels

DHL Insurance in 10 questions

Can I insure my DHL parcel with Secursus?

Yes, DHL is 100% compatible with our online parcel insurance. Just be sure that you are sending your DHL parcel using signed-on delivery.

How to insure with Secursus?

Insure your DHL shipment in just a few clicks using online insurance Secursus. Simply create your account, add a credit card, and fill in the short insurance form. You will need to have the DHL tracking number ready and then enter it on Secursus form.

Does Secursus insurance work internationally?

Our insurance works in all countries except countries enduring a war or under an embargo.

Can I use the service for a single shipment?

Absolutely ! Secursus uses a “pay as you go” model. You can choose to insure one or 300 parcels this is up to you ! We also offer an API which enables you to insure a higher volume of parcels directly from your website, which can be convenient for companies for example. If you are interested in this service, please feel free to contact us at

Which carriers are accepted by Secursus?

We as an insurance accept to work with all carriers offering a direct delivery with signature. Then, thousands of carriers are accepted as long as they provide an online tracking system.

Which carriers are refused by Secursus?

We do not accept sea carriers because they can only provide container shipments.

When should I purchase the insurance?

You must buy the insurance no later than the day of shipment. If your shipment is picked up in the morning, you will have until 11.59 pm to insure it with Secursus. Simply go to our website and fill in the insurance form to insure your parcel quickly !

When should I make a claim?

The earlier the better but no later than 14 days after pick-up date by DHL.

My parcel is late, what should I do?

We recommend that you send a written complaint to DHL and try to locate the parcel.

Do not hesitate to check the DHL tracking on a daily basis.

How to contact Secursus?

Secursus is reachable 7 days a week by email If you wish to be called, don't hesitate to send us your phone number and we will call you back.

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