Cost-effective international delivery

When speed isn’t the highest priority, and what you are sending is of low value so you don’t need tracking, choose our International Economy service.

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Ideal for

Non-urgent letters and documents, and non-urgent, low-value parcels up to 2kg

Estimated arrival in Overseas disruptions mean deliveries may take longer than usual. Some countries aren’t currently accepting deliveries due to COVID-19 restrictions. For the latest info on delivery times and disruptions, please see our international updates.
Send up to

2kg parcels
500g letters

Try adding

Optional extras like Signature on Deliveryand Extra Cover.

 

Economy Air comes with up to $100 compensation for loss or damage. Extra Cover provides additional loss or damagecover up to $5,000.

 

If your item is lost or damaged while being carried by Australia Post and you haven't purchased Extra Cover, you may still be eligible for compensation.4

Fill out

CN22 or CN23 customs form

Post at

Post Office
Red street posting box

Prices from

$2.50 for letters and documents
$11.20 for parcels

 

International Economy is suitable for sending items up to $100 in value. If your item is valued over $100, you should purchase Extra Cover3 – it provides loss or damage cover from $100 up to $5,000. Subject to the Australian Consumer Law, if your parcel is lost or damaged, and you haven’t purchased Extra Cover, compensation of up to $100 and a postage refund may be payable.5

Packaging options

You can use what you've got, or grab an Economy Air envelope from the Post Office.

Economy Air small envelope

DL, 110 x 220mm
Up to 50g

Buy 1: $3.70
Buy 10: $3.52 each
Buy 50+: $3.33 each

Economy Air large envelope

C4, 229 x 324mm
Up to 250g

Buy 1: $10
Buy 10: $9.50 each
Buy 50+: $9 each

Use your own packaging

Add a stamp or postage label to your envelope or package.

Prices

Print your own Economy labels

Pay for postage online, prepare customs forms, print shipping labels and book parcel pickupswith MyPost Business. You could even save up to 25% on International Economy, depending on how many parcels you send. Eligibility criteria apply.7

1 Estimated delivery time between metro areas of major cities. Excludes time in customs if applicable and may be subject to delay due to causes outside of Australia Post's control. For more information, calculate postage and delivery times or check our international post guide.

2 Additional charges apply. Signature on delivery is only available to certain countries.

3 Additional charges apply. Extra Cover is only available to certain countries. Cover restrictions may vary depending on country. For more information, check our postage assessment calculator.

4 Neither the compensation included with our service nor the purchase of Extra Cover limits any rights you may have under the Australian Consumer Law.

5 Australia Post does not accept liability for any consequential or indirect loss or damage arising due to any failure related to our service. Neither the compensation included with our International Economy [insert service name] service nor the purchase of Extra Cover limits any rights you may have under the Australian Consumer Law. Extra Cover is only available to certain countries. Cover restrictions may vary depending on country. For more information, check our postage assessment calculator.

6 Additional charges apply for pickup services. Not available in all localities.

7 Savings are subject to a number of eligibility criteria. Savings are calculated based on how many qualifying parcels you send over a rolling 8-week and 12-month periods. To be eligible, you must have a MyPost Business account and use your account when purchasing qualifying parcels and you must meet the volume requirements over the relevant period to get discounts on certain products. Please refer to the terms and conditions for further details on the eligibility criteria.