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Whether you’re planning a night out or just adding to your everyday wardrobe, ASOS has something for everyone.

ASOS is the one of the best global fast-fashion online clothing clothing shops to consider.

ASOS is a fun, ultra-affordable online shopping platform based in the UK featuring styles for women, men, kids, curve, plus over 20,000+ styles including dresses, tops, swimwear, shoes and accessories.

Think of ASOS as your one-stop destination for everything trendy.

Shop new-season styles from ASOS – from plus-size summer dresses to standout party dresses.

ASOS features both women and men clothing.

On ASOS you can browse over 1000+ daily new arrivals, plus styling tips, livestreams, reviews and more to inspire you!

In this post, we will explore how can shop on ASOS and ship to Kenya affordably with Vitu Za

To start shopping on ASOS and ship to Kenya, you will need to follow the steps below for an easy and smooth experience.


1. Create an account with ASOS

Log on to on your browser or google search “ASOS“.

Hover to the top left corner of the website, on the human icon and click on Join.

You will be required to enter:

*your name
*email address and,
*desired password for your account.

You can also register by signing up through your social accounts like Facebook or Gmail accounts.

This is a good thing as it saves time and you don’t have to remember passwords for all accounts you have.

Tip: Opening an account first helps you save items in your shopping cart for future access in the event you’re not buying immediately. (window shopping)

Additionally, ASOS may ask you to choose the type of marketing information based on the different style preferences available.

If you wish to received updates on Discounts and Sales, New Stuff, Your Exclusives or from Asos Partners , you can opt it to get updates on your email account.

2. Scroll through the product category or search product via the search box

The next step is to find your desired item that you would like to buy.

You can do this by either browsing through the product categories on the menu bar, Shop By Category or typing the item/product name on the search box.

For example, if you are looking to buy a dress, you will browse through the DRESSES category or simply search “dresses ” on the search box.

3. Use product filters to find your desired product match

Searching for your desired product through the product category or the search box can quickly become an overwhelming task, not to mention time consuming, as you will be presented with so many products or results.

We recommend using the product filter options to narrow down your search in order to find the best match based on present options.

You can filter by size, price, type, style, material, color or product specifications.

4. Select your desired product

Find the product from the filtered product results that meets your desired specifications.

5. Read through the product listing description, customer reviews and seller feedback/product rating

It’s always a good idea to read through the product listing description provided by the seller to check if it meets your specifications/requirements and also to get general information about the product.

Pay attention to any special notes given by ASOS in the listing, if the product is new, used, package contents, size guide or any other relevant information that may be important to help you make a good decision on your purchase.

Be sure to check what other customers say about the product or their experience with the seller online. A rating of 95% and above or 4 star rating, demonstrates fairly good product or service by the ASOS.

6.  Buy your desired product

Once you are satisfied with the product reviews and all other relevant information provided by the ASOS, you can proceed to Add to Bag the item.

If you have several items that you intended to buy, you can repeat steps above to continue shopping on and add more items to your shopping cart.

7. Enter your shipping address

Once you’re ready to place your order on, you will begin the checkout process.

You will be required to enter your shipping address, that is, where you would like your package to delivered.

To ship to Kenya from ASOS, you can either ship to:

  1. Our UK or USA address and use our package forwarding service, Vitu Za (best option)
  2. Your Kenyan postal or home address (only if the seller ships to Kenya)

With our package forwarding service, we provide you with your own USA or UK address that use to ship your packages from to Kenya.

Note: To be able to ship to our UK address, you will need to shop on (The UK version) similarly ASOS US (The USA version) to ship to our USA address.

Why use Vitu Za package forward service instead of shipping directly to your postal or home address?

Read on to see why delivery via post may not be your best option. I will tell you why in a bit.

8. Enter your payment details

ASOS accepts several payment modes from major credit/debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express or PayPal.

Most Kenyan issued debit cards from your local bank like Visa, MasterCard will work.

If you wondering which card is the best to use, you can read our post on the best prepaid cards that you can use to shop online in Kenya.

ASOS is a safe website to shop from, however, we do not recommend attaching your bank ATM Visa or MasterCard debit card.

Instead do consider getting a prepaid Visa or MasterCard debit card or using PayPal.

If you don’t have a PayPal account, learn how you can open a PayPal account in Kenya.

They have a money back guarantee in case you have a problem in the event you don’t receive the item, has damage or it’s not as described by ASOS. See their refund and returns policy.

See the photo below on how to correctly enter your debit card details or read how you can use prepaid card or bank ATM debit card to shop online.

9. Place your order

After you enter the required shipping and payment details, you will now be ready to place order and make payment to ASOS.

10. Order confirmation and delivery from ASOS

If your payment is successful, ASOS will confirm your order through a message on the screen and a copy to your registered email address. (the email address you used to open an account with).

ASOS will prepare your order to ship to Kenya.

The processing time will vary with the size of your order and/or availability of the items ordered.

But most of time it takes about 1 – 3 working days for them to post your package as per their shipping policy.

ASOS will also provide a tracking number for you to follow the journey of your package depending on the shipping option selected.

A notification is normally sent to your email account once shipped.

You can also check the same from your ASOS account. may sometimes offer free shipping to Kenya or any address in the the world or expedited (fast shipping) via couriers like DHL or FedEx but this comes with a minimum purchase order of £55 (approx. KES 8,250).

Delivery from ASOS directly to Kenya via local post with free shipping may take between 20 days to 30 days.

11. Shipping to Kenya from ASOS via Post or Courier (Not Recommended)

As I mentioned earlier, delivery by post or other couriers like DHL, FedEx may not be your best option.

And here are the reasons why:

  • Couriers like DHL or FedEx may deliver your package in 7 days or less but it will definitely be quite expensive. Small packages of less than a kilo or orders below £55 (Kes 8,250) on ASOS can cost you from Kes 3,500 ($30) upwards and not mention that the customs duties and taxes to be paid on arrival in Kenya. ASOS offers free shipping to Kenya for orders over £55 ( KES 8,250)
  • Delivery by post may seem like a good option at first since ASOS offers free shipping to Kenya for orders over £55 ( KES 8,250) on some items but due to millions of parcels being handled by the post, it can be a slow process with chances of loss likely and not mention customs duties and taxes too.

12. Shipping to Kenya from ASOS with Vitu Za (Recommended).

Here are some of the reasons why to use Vitu Za to ship from ASOS to Kenya.

  • Limited access or choice on what you can buy. Even if ASOS says that they ship to Kenya, this will not apply to most of the products on their website. ASOS will choose not to ship to certain regions so restrictions are still there.
  • We can help you buy and ship from ASOS to Kenya. That is if you do not know how to shop online or just want us to handle everything for you. You can read how we do it here.
  • ASOS ships faster to UK and USA addresses. From our experience, most packages are delivered within a week. This in turn helps us deliver to you faster. From the UK, we deliver within 2 weeks and US within 3 weeks. Meaning that you will get your package within a month when you ship with us compared to almost two months if you ship directly to Kenya via post.
  • Friendly shipping rates. One of the best thing about shipping with us is our low rates which also include customs and taxes. That’s all you will pay to your doorstep. No need to worry or stress about clearing with customs. We do that for you 

Takes from shopping on ASOS

Shopping on ASOS can be a good experience and you get to enjoy some of the best prices on many items. What I particularly like about shopping on ASOS is their Sales section.

Every day they have some deep discounts on many items on Men’s Sale and Women’s Sale.

(The best ones across the internet, in my opinion)

You can’t miss a good bargain on any given day and let me warn you, it can be quite addictive! 

It’s definitely worth checking it out. See the latest Sales Event.

As I conclude, ASOS has literally millions of products available which they have categorized to make it easy for you to navigate the site and find the products that you love.

Select any of the categories below that we think might interest you to start shopping on ASOS.

Go ahead and open an ASOS account. Get 20% off your first order here.

I hope that this post has given you some insights on how can shop on ASOS and ship to Kenya.

If you have any questions or additions to this, feel free to leave a comment below.

Have you shopped on ASOS and shipped to Kenya before? What was your experience like? Leave a comment below and let’s talk.

Don’t forget to share this post on WhatsApp with a friend or two or any of the social platform you’re on, if you like it! 

And if you’d like a buy and ship quote for an item you would like to buy from ASOS, get one here or contact us.

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