Send non-urgent items with International Economy

Delivery in 15+ business days with International Economy Air1, and 2-3 months with International Economy Sea Mail1. International Economy Sea Mail is only available to destinations in zones 3, 4 and 5.

Tracking is not available with these services. For important documents we recommend using our International Courier or International Express service.


Non-urgent, low value parcels  

Delivery time

15+ business days1

View international delivery times and service updates for more information


Up to 2kg

Sizes Your own packaging - check size and weight guidelines
Optional extras

Add Signature on Delivery.2

If your item is valued over $100, we recommend you purchase Extra Cover.3

Required forms

CN22 or CN23 customs form


Any Post Office


International Economy Air prices


Calculate the cost and time to send your item

Use our online calculator to estimate the postage price and delivery time to send your parcel overseas. Choose ‘Overseas’ and enter the ‘from and to’ postcode or country, then choose 'Parcels’. If you need more assistance, visit your local Post office and talk to our friendly team.

Service conditions apply. See the Australia Post Terms & Conditions for details.

1 Estimated delivery time between metro area of major cities, for items that are classified as low value and low risk that are pre-cleared through customs. Excludes time in customs if applicable and may be subject to delay due to causes outside of Australia Post’s control. For more information, check our International post guide and International delivery times and destination guide. 

2 Additional charges apply for some services. Signature on Delivery not available all countries. For more information, check our International post guide.

3 Our services generally come with up to $100 compensation included. Additional charges apply for Extra Cover. Extra Cover provides you with cover for the specified value of your item (up to $5,000 or part thereof except for Economy Air letters and Economy Air parcels, which can have a maximum cover of up to $500) if your item is lost or damaged while being carried by Australia Post. Visit optional extras for more information. Subject to the Australian Consumer Law, 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 service nor the purchase of Extra Cover limits any rights or remedies you may have under the Australian Consumer Law. Extra Cover not available all countries. Cover restrictions may vary depending on country. For more details, see our International post guide.