Sending Balikbayan Box from Korea to Philippines

We are leaving Korea in less than five months but we already boxed the things we don’t use so we could send them home, I have already mailed one box few days ago through EMS and I still have three boxes need to be mail.

EMS Korea

The first box is souvenirs and travel magazines, second one are my clothes and the third box is mixed of everything from books, shampoo, lotions and etc.,

The other day I decided to call the hotline (1661-5899) of newly open LBC Korea, I have ordered two large boxes. I have decided to use their service rather than EMS, the last three boxes I have sent through EMS except the box I sent few days ago (which is still on delivery) were opened and some items are missing so I have thought to try a new courier and I am going to blog about my experience in LBC once I received the box I have ordered, my items were already shipped to the Philippines and my family received them completely.

Sending items through LBC (Korea Balikbayan Box) is a lot cheaper than sending through EMS where it is measured per kilo. Unlike in LBC it is per box and location, one large box (jumbo) will cost ₩120,000 for Manila and Luzon and ₩140,000 for Visayas and Mindanao no matter how heavy your box is.

LBC Korea branch is located at: 1F, 102-1 Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul Korea.

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14 Responses to “Sending Balikbayan Box from Korea to Philippines”

  1. Catherine says:

    Good day to you!
    I just want to ask if the box get there to the Philippines,Do my families need to pay for it?

  2. roy says:

    hi! would you know if balikbayan box is available for tourist and korean citizens sending balikbayan boxes from korea to manila? thank you

  3. yan etha dalton says:

    i am not pinoy ,,iam indonesia from denpasar bali ,,study in korea so i will send gif to my fiance in manila ,,for gold ring neacklace and gadget is there problem for that,,maybe like tax must pay later in manila,,thanks

    • admin says:

      Please contact LBC for that matter, I am not working nor affiliated with the company. I am just a satisfied customer 🙂

  4. Rehan says:

    Hello . I want know that can i bring box from phil to korea ? If can.. how its work .. waiting for the reply … thank you..

    • adminc says:

      Hi you can either send your box thru EMS (Postal Office) or bring it with you as check-in luggage. Try to visit a nearest LBC branch in your area and ask if they offer balikbayan box service to Korea.

  5. Jaja says:

    Hi i just want to know how long does it takes via LBC? I really need my parcel sooner :/

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