Lakes and woodland make up most of Lithuania but the vibrant and arty capital of Vilnius make it an urban destination too. Let Luggage Mule ship your luggage to Lithuania so you can make the most of your trip to the largest of the Baltic States.
Customs: Lithuania’s place within the EU means that travel between other EU countries and the Baltic state is fairly simple. However, meat products not originating from EU member states are forbidden, as is the transport of pets. Check the Customs Department under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania website for full details.
Price: One way shipping from £34.99!
Shipping times: 6 working days
Flights: Flights to Lithuania usually take over two hours. It’s worth noting that some airports from the UK don’t offer direct flights and sometime a change is required. Major gateways include Kaunas, Palanga, Šiauliai, and Vilnius.
Currency: Euro (€)
Language: Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, and Belarusian.
Power: 230V, 50Hz
Visas: Holders of British Citizen passports or any other EU state citizens are not required to have a visa to travel to Lithuania. Other nationalities however may need a Schengen visa. To check the visa requirements of your country visit Schengen Visa Information website.
Time difference: Central European Time, GMT+2.
Packing for Lithuania
Summer temperatures in Lithuania can reach as high as 30°C, so pack for the sun with suncream, sunglasses and a hat all musts. Expect intermittent rain, particularly on the Baltic coast where it can get quite humid. January is the coldest month with daytime temperatures regularly dropping to -5°C. Snowstorms are common in the winter when multiple layers, a scarf, gloves and a warm thick coat are essentials. Whatever the weather, shipping luggage to Lithuania with Luggage Mule will allow you to land at your destination safe in the knowledge that your clothes have already arrived at your resort ready to be picked up.
Ship your bike to Lithuania
Lithuania offers a large amount of cycling. The EuroVelo 10, part of the European Cycle Route Network, runs along the coast. Lithuanian’s stretch of the network is known as the Seaside Cycle Route and passes the Baltic Sea, the Curonian Lagoon and the Nemunas River. In the east, the cyclists can also pick up the EuroVelo 11, which runs all the way up to Norway. Let Luggage Mule ship your bike to Lithuania so you can enjoy the these exceptional routes on your own bike.
Ship your golfing gear to Lithuania
Lithuania has some great golf clubs including: Vilnius Grand Resort near the Belarusian border, the National Golf Resort Klaipeda on the Baltic coast, the first professional golf club in Lithuania The Capitals Golf Club, and the most recent The Wolf Golf Club, located on the outskirts of Druskininkai and developed by Benestam Golf Course Design. Luggage Mule can ship your golf gear to anywhere in Lithuania at reasonable rates with a reliable service so that you can take to the golf course worry-free.
What to ship home from Lithuania
There are great souvenirs to bring home from Lithuania. Amber jewelry, such as bracelets and watches, are among the most popular items purchased in the Baltic State. Lithuanian woodcarvings are also much sort after and many woodwork shops can be found on Pilies Street in Vilnius. Beer lovers will want to purchase some bottles of Utenos and Kalnapilis. If you’re planning to bring back several items Luggage Mule’s generous 30kg allowance allows you to buy multiple purchases and have them delivered right to your door.