Shipping a Camera

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about General Shipping/Packing Details and other Shipping topics.

What do I need to know to ship a camera?

Shipping a Camera

Most cameras can be shipped with no more than the same care you would give to any valuable device. However, antique or fine photographic equipment demands extra attention.

When shipping a modern camera, remove the batteries and memory card before packing. Seal the camera in a plastic bag to keep dust and packing material from coming into contact with lenses.

If you are shipping your camera to be repaired, many companies ask that you obtain an authorization number by phone or e-mail before shipping a product back to them. Be sure to include your address, phone number, and a complete description of the problem.



Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.


URL: (optional)


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Shipping Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!

Guru Spotlight
Patricia Walters-Fischer