Express Post parcels

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Next business day delivery within Australia

Overview

 

Need your parcel to arrive tomorrow? Send it with Express Post for simple and cost-effective next business day delivery.*

Grab your Express Post prepaid satchels online or in-store, or print your own postage labels using Click and Send.

Buy satchels in bulk and save

500g satchel

220 x 355mm

Buy 1: $10.55^
Buy 10: $10.03 each
Buy 100+: $9.24 each

1kg satchel

265 x 385mm

Buy 1: Not available
Buy 10: $12.78 each
Buy 100+: $11.77 each

3kg satchel

310 x 405mm

Buy 1: $14.80^
Buy 10: $14.06 each
Buy 100+: $12.95 each

5kg satchel

435 x 510mm

Buy 1: $24.15^
Buy 10: $22.95 each
Buy 100+: $21.14 each

See if your parcel's eligible for next business day delivery* or get a price for using your own packaging.

Benefits

  • Next business day delivery* within the Express Post delivery network and fastest possible delivery for other areas
  • Extra Cover, Signature on Delivery and Email Track Advice available
  • Choose from small, medium and large prepaid satchels, or add a postage label to your own packaging
  • Convenient lodgement in a yellow street-posting box or over the counter at a Post Office if you require proof of posting
  • Tracking included
  • Saturday delivery available for Express Post parcels sent on Fridays within Saturday delivery areas#.

Optional extras

Sending something valuable? Add Extra Cover and Signature on Delivery for peace of mind. You can also opt in to receive free Email Track Advice

Find out more 

Size and weight limits

Your parcel's dimensions shouldn't exceed 0.25 cubic metres, with no single dimension more than 105cm. Maximum weight is 22kg. Check our size and weight guidelines for details. 

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Save time on sending - and get the support you need - with MyPost Business.

  • Print your own postage labels for sending within Australia.
  • Scan parcel barcodes using the iPhone app, so your customers get an email letting them know their order's on the way.
  • Keep track of all your parcels online.
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* Next business day delivery is only available within the Express Post next business day delivery network, when lodged over the counter at a Post Office, or in a yellow street posting box.

Check your local Post Office opening hours. You can generally post items in yellow street posting boxes until 6pm Monday to Friday. However, other times may apply in many areas. Please check posting times displayed on individual street posting boxes.

The national next business day delivery network operates between capital cities (excluding Darwin; and for Perth between CBDs only) and some major centres. Express Post still offers the fastest possible service if posted outside the network.

^ Single satchels can only be purchased at Post Offices. Our online shop sells satchels in packs of 10.

# Saturday delivery is only available if you post your item on a Friday to, and from, an address within the same state in our Express Post delivery network and meet the Express Post Saturday delivery service conditions. For more information, visit Express Post Saturday delivery.

Express Post delivery prices

Pricing

We offer Express Post prepaid satchels in small, medium or large sizes, as well as labels based on your item's weight that you can affix to your own packaging. 

Express Post satchels

Prepaid satchels are the easiest way to send your item. You can buy single satchels from Post Offices or buy in bulk - online or in-store - and save up to 12.5%*. 

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Satchel size 500g satchel 1kg satchel 3kg satchel 5kg satchel
Dimensions 220 x 355mm 265 x 385mm 310 x 405mm 435 x 510mm
Single satchel $10.55 N/A $14.80 $24.15
10 pack
(1-9 packs)
$100.25 $127.78
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$140.60
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$229.45
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10 pack
(10+ packs)
$92.35 $117.69
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$129.50
$211.35
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Express Post labels

Sending something bigger or prefer to use your own packaging? Simply buy an Express Post parcel label from a Post Office to attach to your item. 

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Parcel weight Price
Up to 500g $10.20
Over 500g up to 22kg

Prices vary depending on the weight of your item and its destination. Calculate postage

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Need to package your item?

Check out our wide range of packaging options and packing tips and guidelines.

*12.5% saving based on purchase of 10 or more Express Post 10-pack satchels. 5% saving based on purchase of 1-9 Express Post 10-pack satchels.

Using our Express Post delivery service

How to

To make sure you're eligible for the next business day guarantee, please check the Express Post delivery network to see if your intended postcodes are covered.

Sending your item

1. Pack your item Click to expand Click to collapse

Pack your item securely using one of the following:

Please note: Maximum parcel size and weight is 22kg, 0.25m3 in size and 105cm in length.

2. Pay and add your features Click to expand Click to collapse

Pay for your postage at a Post Office or online via Click and Send. If using a prepaid satchel, the postage is included in the price of the satchel.

When you pay, you have the choice of adding the following features:

3. Post your parcel Click to expand Click to collapse

If it's small enough to fit, you can post your parcel in any yellow street-posting box. Alternatively, take your parcel into a Post Office.

Parcels posted at a yellow street-posting box may not receive an acceptance scan. If you'd like proof of posting, please lodge your parcel over the counter at a Post Office.

Please check collection cut-off times at your nearest Post Office or the street-posting box to ensure you can receive next-day delivery* within the Express Post network.

Important note: Do not post in a red street-posting box, as this will delay your delivery and void the next business day guarantee.

Find a yellow street posting box or check opening hours now.

Use our locations and hours tool.

Tracking your Express Post item

Visit our track tool and enter the tracking number (Article ID) found on the barcode of your satchel or receipt^.

If the sender has opted you in to our free Track Advice service, you may also receive email notifications regarding the progress of your parcel.

* Next business day delivery is only available within the Express Post next business day delivery network, when lodged over the counter at a Post Office, or in a yellow street posting box.

Check your local Post Office opening hours. You can generally post items in yellow street posting boxes until 6pm Monday to Friday. However, other times may apply in many areas. Please check posting times displayed on individual street posting boxes.

The national next business day delivery network operates between capital cities (excluding Darwin; and for Perth between CBDs only) and some major centres. Express Post still offers the fastest possible service if posted outside the network.

^ Tracking number on barcode is only available if you've used a satchel or have lodged your parcel in-store and have been provided with a receipt. Track advice will only be shown when a scan has occurred. Find out more about our tracking service.

 

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