How do we compare

How Do We Compare

Pricing Comparison

The tables below can be sorted by any column. Simply click the arrow icon in each column header to sort by that column. Clicking the icon a second time will reverse the sort.

NYC – LA (50lbs, one way)

Service:OvernightTwo DayThree DayFive Day
Federal Express$310.86$266.43$175.06$65.65
Luggage Concierge$397.52$323.86$242.24$126.09
Luggage Forward$229.00$189.00$119.00$99.00
Luggage Free$237.50$200.00$150.00$100.00
The Luggage Club$269.00$219.00$139.00$109.00

Prices listed include fuel surcharge and taxes. Time specific pickup fees and any applicable VAT and duty charges are billed separately.

U.S.A. – Australia (50lbs, one way)

DHL Express$648.72-
Federal Express$615.76$702.12
Luggage Concierge$600.00-
Luggage Forward$384.00-
Luggage Free$387.50$465.00
The Luggage Club$612.57$705.85

Prices listed include fuel surcharge and taxes. Time specific pickup fees and any applicable VAT and duty charges are billed separately.

U.S.A. – France (50lbs, one way)

DHL Express$487.02$590.51
Federal Express$441.15$565.74
Luggage Concierge$485.00-
Luggage Forward$281.00-
Luggage Free$262.50$315.00
The Luggage Club$424.63$516.65

Prices listed include fuel surcharge and taxes. Time specific pickup fees and any applicable VAT and duty charges are billed separately.

Service Comparison


Service:Time Specific RetrivalsSame Day RetrivalsLuggage WrappingOn Time GuaranteeAutomatic Insurance24/7 Customer ServiceCancellation Fee
DHL Express--$100-
Federal Express-$100-
Luggage Concierge--$1500-15% total cost
Luggage Forward--$500-$25 – 10% total cost
Luggage Free$1000-
The Luggage Club---$1000-$75


Service:Same Day RetrivalsLuggage WrappingAutomatic InsuranceDocumentation Completion24/7 Customer ServiceCancellation Fee
DHL Express$100
Federal Express$100
Luggage Concierge$30015% total cost
Luggage Forward$500$25 – 10% total cost
Luggage Free$1000
The Luggage Club$1000$75



The company that will process a door to door shipment for a client.

Overnight, Two Days, Three Days and Five Days:

This column represents business days in transit. The transit speeds and pricing are dependent on time, weight and dimensions.

Time Specified Pickup Fee:

This denotes that the shipment will be retrieved by a dedicated agent designated by the company to retrieve the luggage as specified by the client.


A carrier is a contracted shipper that assists luggage shippers in having shipments move from one location to the next.


This page was created as an overview and comparison based on information acquired on Thursday February 16th, 2012 at 12:00pm (EST).

This is meant as a general guideline of competitive services and pricing, not as a means of obtaining price quotation for luggage shipping services.

Please contact the company directly for ongoing price quotes and service options

Additional Information

  • All prices outlined are for one-way service.
  • Monday through Friday standard service
  • Unless otherwise specified, shipments may be delivered prior to delivery date.

Pick up fee

Standard pick up fee is $50 for retrievals within 40 miles of a major airport. Pick up fee includes:

  • Time specific retrieval
  • Full wrapping of your luggage in protective plastic packaging
  • Full completion of all airway bills and customs documentation on your behalf.


At the time of your order, we accept your credit card information and subsequently bill you upon delivery of your shipment. You may request a detailed invoice at any time by contacting us at 800.361.6871 or

Shipment Weight

Final rates are based on actual weights and dimensions verified during the shipment process. Billing weight is generated by the greater of the actual weight OR dimensional weight of each piece.


All shipments are covered up to fair market value, with a limit of $1,000. You may declare value over the included $1,000 at a rate of $19.95 per $1,000.

Click here to view complete terms and conditions.

Precise Pricing

We price your luggage by the pound to save you money. Some companies charge bulk pricing, by why should you pay the higher weight if your luggage weighs significantly less? It’s easy to estimate. Just follow the table above, hop on a scale, and adjust your belonging accordingly. We want you to be charged fairly. What should you do with the money you save? We’re confident that you can put it to good use.

Guaranteed Delivery

Relax, when you ship your luggage with us, we guarantee it will arrive on time or there will be no charge for your shipment and we will give you up to $500 per bag to make it right. It’s the best luggage shipping guarantee in the world, period! Click here to learn more.

"None of these services could top New York's Luggage Free, which seemed to grasp the concept that if you're paying for a premium service, you want premium service..."
The Wall Street Journal

Luggage Free is a specialty service offering travelers the ability to ship luggage ahead to any destination worldwide, allowing them the ability to avoid the inconvenience of carrying, checking and claiming luggage – even going through customs.

Our luggage shipping service is guaranteed, allowing the traveler to avoid unnecessary aggravation and save time – safely and in style.

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