(Last Updated On: May 5, 2017)
Amazon is the world biggest and most recognized plus trusted online shopping site. However, it has not yet officially set up shop in Kenya. There a number of products that are available on the site that you can’t easily find in the local shops.
One way to buy items from Amazon and get it shipped to your P.O Box is to order items that have indicated they are indicated Amazon Global Shipping. These will be shipped directly to where you have indicated via courier.
The other method is to use companies that will get the items for you via their local address in US then ship them to you in Kenya. Here are some of them.
In this site, you shop online for what you want, create a list of product links and send them to the company. They will send you an invoice to you via email then you can pay via MPesa or bank deposit. They then buy the items and ship them to you.
This compare will give you an option of either sending them the links to the items you want to buy or you use your own credit card then ship to their US address. Items will be forwarded to Kenya via air freight.
If you live in the US and want to send somebody in Kenya something, you can just send the package to the company’s US address then it will be forwarded to them.
If you are a fan of Amazon UK or the other UK online stores, this is the most reliable site for you. The collect your orders and collate them together then ship them out to you in one easy shipment all for a standard price up to 5kgs.
iv) Aramex (Shop and Ship)
They are a global shipping company and their core business is moving packages for online shopping sites. They have a division (Shop and Ship) where customers from different countries can buy items online and shipped to one of the 18 shipping addresses in all the major cities.
This company ships items from US, UK, India , Turkey, China and Dubai to Kenya. You will pay for the items when you go to collect them from their office in Westlands, Nairobi. They give you the option of purchasing the items for you.