Can you ship beer across state lines?

What states can you ship beer to?

Eight states allow the direct shipment of beer and wine as specified: Delaware, Massachusetts, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Virginia.

Can I ship beer via UPS?

UPS only accepts packages containing beer from shippers who are licensed under applicable law and who have been approved for and entered into a contract with UPS for the transportation of beer.

What happens if you get caught mailing beer?

That being said, it is important to know that there are consequences if you are caught and that shipping alcohol is at your own risk. Typically, you’ll get a written warning on an initial violation. Subsequent violations could lead to fines and or, gulp, jail time, so be mindful and be smart.

Can you mail alcohol as a gift?

The United States Postal Service (USPS) prohibits sending alcoholic beverages through the mail, but you can ship alcohol via couriers, such as FedEx or UPS if you’re a licensed alcohol shipper.

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Can you ship alcohol via UPS as a gift?

No, you can’t ship alcohol via UPS as a gift.

Federal and state laws also mandate that only licensed businesses ship alcohol, too, so in broad terms, it’s a no-go.

Will USPS know if I ship alcohol?

USPS Judges Boxes by Their Labels

Heads up: USPS will deny your shipment if your package has any labeling or branding that shows it MIGHT carry alcohol!

Can I ship alcohol to a friend?

It is technically legal to ship alcohol in the United States. However, that does not mean that it is easy. The only people who can legally ship alcohol are companies who are licensed to sell alcohol to parties in states that permit shipments.

Can you ship a six pack of beer?

Sending beer without a license is against shipping companies’ policies, so any trading you do is at your own risk. That being said, it’s common knowledge among people working for FedEx, UPS and even USPS that people actively trade and ship beer. It’s a good idea to open a shipping account with either FedEx or UPS.

Can you ship beer through FedEx?

Consumers may not ship alcohol of any type via FedEx services. The shipper must be a FedEx-approved alcohol shipper, the recipient must be a business entity that holds appropriate alcohol licenses, and the shipment must otherwise comply with applicable laws.

How much does it cost to ship beer?

If I were to UPS those bottles (equivalent to about a 30 pack), the cost would be $40 to $60. As I was saying… “I like my friends, but…” The shipping cost for 4-6 beers will probably fall in the $15 range depending on size and whether the bottles are glass or plastic.

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How do I ship alcohol UPS?

UPS DOES NOT ACCEPT SHIPMENTS OF SPIRITS FROM SHIPPERS WHO HAVE NOT ENTERED INTO THIS AGREEMENT. The shipper must process the Spirits shipment with a UPS Compatible Shipping solution such as WorldShip or any approved third-party vendor system. All shipments must meet UPS packaging requirements for Spirits.

How can I ship wine without getting caught?

Here’s what I do:

  1. I try to avoid using a single bottle wine shipper. …
  2. Wrap the styrofoam container in several sheets of newspaper, as well as the bottles to avoid “sqeakyness”. …
  3. Add a small container of loose jellybeans to your wine shipment to mask that god awful liquid sloshing sound.

What happens if you get caught sending alcohol to Afghanistan?

The U.S. military’s General Order No. 1 forbids “possessing, consuming, introducing, purchasing, selling, transferring, or manufacturing any alcoholic beverage” in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Soldiers found violating the order can face discharge or criminal charges.