Airmail

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Overview

Send letters and parcels up to 20kg to virtually anywhere in the world.

Benefits

  • Reliable delivery to more than 190 countries in 3 to 10 business days*
  • Less expensive than courier services
  • Choose from a range of prepaid envelopes and padded postpaks

International shipping for businesses

Grow your business in the global market with our international delivery services and logistics solutions. Find out more  

Need help?

To learn more about our Airmail service, visit your local Post Office. If you're overseas, simply call +61 3 8847 9980.

 * Check our International Postal Guide for country-specific information and regulations

Service prices

Pricing

The cost of sending your item depends on what is is, its weight and where it's going. To estimate your postage costs, use our postage calculator

Alternatively, try our prepaid aerogrammes or envelopes, available at Post Offices.

Airmail letters and cards Click to expand Click to collapse

Letter type Maximum size New Zealand Asia/Pacific Rest of the World

Postcard (non-prepaid) up to 20g

130 x 240 x 5mm

$1.85

$1.95

$2.75

Small greeting card up to 20g

130 x 240 x 5mm

$1.85

$1.95

$2.75

Small Christmas greeting card up to 20g
(Nov/Dec only)*

130 x 240 x 5mm

$1.70

$1.80

$2.55

Aerogramme up to 125g

130 x 240 x 5mm

$2.30

$2.30

$2.30

Small letter up to 50g

130 x 240 x 5mm

$1.85

$1.95

$2.75

Large letter up to 250g

260 x 360 x 20mm

$5.00

$5.35

$7.40

Large letter over 250g up to 500g

260 x 360 x 20mm

$10.00

$12.00

$16.50

Prepaid envelopes Click to expand Click to collapse

Description Price Qty
DL up to 50g $3.05 Each
DL 1-4 packs $28.95 Pack 10
DL 5+ packs $27.45 Pack 10
C4 up to 250g $8.20 Each
C4 1-4 packs $77.90 Pack 10
C4 5+ packs $73.80 Pack 10

How to pack and post your item

Sending your item

The below sections detail how to lodge your Airmail item.

Packing and documentation Click to expand Click to collapse

Packaging

It's important to pack your item properly, as we may refuse goods that aren't likely to withstand climate extremes.

Visit a Post Office to select from our prepaid packaging or Postpak range.

For hints on packing your item, check our packaging guidelines.

Documentation

You'll need to complete a customs form (available from Post Offices) if your parcel:

  • contains anything other than written correspondence
  • contains items valued over $500
  • weighs more than 500g

Posting your item Click to expand Click to collapse

How you lodge your item depends on what it contains and how much it weighs.
Item How to lodge
  • Only contains written correspondence
  • Weighs less than 500g
Lodge at a Post Office or in a street-posting box
  • Contains anything other than written correspondence
  • Weighs more than 500g
Lodge at a Post Office, showing appropriate identification

Samples of appropriate dentification

  • Driver licence
  • Passport
  • Other licence
  • Government ID
  • Bank/Credit card
  • Social security card
  • Tertiary student card

Need more assistance?

Support & FAQs

To find out more about our Airmail service, visit your local Post Office. If you're overseas, simply call us on +61 3 8847 9980.

Frequently Asked Questions

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