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Insurance cover cannot be offered for the following commodities:

  • Ammunition, weapons, explosives
  • Antiques, works of art and silverware
  • Any means of non-cash payment (e.g. cheques, ready to use credit-cards, fiscal stamps, securities, negotiable instruments, treasury notes and the like)
  • Any cargo whilst being transported under its own power or whilst being towed on its own axle (e.g. motor vehicles, motor cycles, caravans, horse boxes, trailered boats)
  • Any interest owned, hired by, leased or loaned to DHL Freight
  • Blood and/or blood plasma
  • Bulk dry and bulk liquid goods, including those carried in flexitanks
  • Bullion and all precious metals¬†
  • Cement, cement products
  • Cigarettes, cigars and other finished tobacco products
  • Dangerous goods class 1, 6.2, 7, 9, UN3111-UN3120, UN3231-UN3240, UN3507
  • Designs, patterns, plans, deeds, manuscripts and all other documents
  • Furs, fur garments
  • Household goods & personal effects
  • Jewellery
  • Livestock, bloodstock, living creatures & living botanicals
  • Loose precious gemstones
  • Money of every description (e.g. cash, bank notes, coins, currency notes)
  • Perishable & temperature sensitive commodities
  • Prototypes and one of a kind interests
  • Stamps, tickets and the like
  • Traded metals such as copper, tin, etc. in pure form
  • Unpacked / unprotected steel (such as pipes, coils, bars, sheet, etc.)

Read More about Dangerous Goods Transport by Road & Goods Exclusions for Transports