Balikbayan box is a term used for package that a Filipino eagerly awaits to receive from family members, relatives or friends working or living abroad. Balikbayan is a Filipino term which means return to homeland. It is usually referred to people who work and live overseas returning home in their own country.
So, a Balikbayan box is a actually a package that contains goods such as cosmetics, RTWs, housewares, canned goods and anything that are requested by a Filipino recipient that can fit inside a Balikbayan box, as long as it follows custom guidelines.
Nowadays, balikbayan boxes are mostly shipped by international freight forwarders by air cargo or sea cargo. There are many credible international freight forwarder some are LBC express, Manila forwarder, DHL, Forex Cargo.
If happen to be Pinoy working abroad or a non-Filipino with friends in the Philippines you can send balikbayan box to your loved ones anywhere in the Philippines. The whole family will surely be excited to receive a balikbayan box full of surprises.