Terms and Conditions of Carriage

When ordering PREMIER EXPRESS's services you, as Shipper, are agreeing, on your behalf and on behalf of the receiver of the Shipment (Receiver) and anyone else with an interest in the Shipment that these Terms and Conditions shall apply.

1. Inspection
PREMIER EXPRESS has the right to open and inspect a Shipment without notice for safety, security, customs or other regulatory reasons.

2. Shipment Charges and Fees
PREMIER EXPRESS Shipment charges are calculated according to the higher of actual or volumetric weight per piece and any piece may be re-weighed and re-measured by PREMIER EXPRESS to confirm this calculation. Shipper, or the Receiver when PREMIER EXPRESS acts on Receivers behalf, shall pay or reimburse PREMIER EXPRESS for all Shipment or other charges due, or Customs Duties owed for services provided by PREMIER EXPRESS or incurred by PREMIER EXPRESS on Shippers or Receivers behalf. Payment of Customs Duties may be requested prior to delivery.

3.1 PREMIER EXPRESS liability in respect of any one Shipment transported by air (including ancillary road transport or stops en route) is limited by the Montreal Convention or the Warsaw Convention as applicable, or in the absence of such Convention, to the lower of.
(i) The declared value, or
(ii) 19 Special Drawing Rights per kilogram (approximately US$ 20.00 per kilogram). PREMIER EXPRESS liability is strictly limited to direct loss and damage to a Shipment only and to the per kilogram limits in this Section 3. All other types of loss or damage are excluded (including but not limited to lost profits, income, interest, future business), whether such loss or damage is special or indirect, and even if the risk of such loss or damage was brought to AIRMAILs attention.

3.2 PREMIER EXPRESS will make every reasonable effort to deliver the Shipment according to AIRMAILs regular delivery schedules, but these schedules are not binding and do not form part of the contract. PREMIER EXPRESS is not liable for any damages or loss caused by delay.

4. Claims
All claims must be submitted in writing to PREMIER EXPRESS within thirty (30) days from the date that PREMIER EXPRESS accepted the Shipment, failing which PREMIER EXPRESS shall have no liability whatsoever. Claims are limited to one claim per Shipment, settlement of which will be full and final settlement for all loss or damage in connection therewith.

5. Shipment Insurance
PREMIER EXPRESS may be able to arrange insurance covering the value in respect of loss of or damage to the Shipment, provided that the Shipper so instructs PREMIER EXPRESS in writing. Shipment insurance does not cover indirect loss or damage, or loss or damage caused by delays.

6. Circumstances Beyond PREMIER EXPRESS Control
PREMIER EXPRESS is not liable for any loss or damage arising out of circumstances beyond PREMIER EXPRESS control. These include but are not limited to electrical or magnetic damage to, or erasure of, electronic or photographic images, data or recordings; any defect or characteristic related to the nature of the Shipment, even if known to PREMIER EXPRESS; any act or omission by a person not employed or contracted by PREMIER EXPRESS - e.g. Shipper, Receiver, third party, customs or other government official; Force Majeure - e.g. earthquake, cyclone, storm, flood, fog, war, plane crash, embargo, riot, civil commotion, or industrial action.