Quick Answer: How much does it cost to send a parcel in Australia?

How much does postage cost in Australia?

On 1 August 2019, Australia Post provided the ACCC with a draft price notification proposing to increase prices of ordinary letters delivered at the regular timetable by 10 per cent. This includes an increase of the basic postage rate for ordinary small letters delivered at the regular timetable from $1.00 to $1.10.

How much does it cost to post a parcel?

1st and 2nd Class prices

Format and max measurements Max Weight 1st Class
Medium parcel 61cm long 46cm wide 46cm thick 1kg £6.00
2kg £9.02
5kg £15.85
10kg £21.90

What is the cheapest way to send a 2kg parcel?

Thanks to the introduction of the myHermes Small and Medium services, Parcel2Go now boast the UK’s cheapest 2 kg parcel delivery at just £2.19 exc VAT. The new price on 2 kg Small means that Parcel2Go beats Royal Mail’s previously leading price of £2.85 by 22p per parcel.

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How much does it cost to send a small parcel in Australia?

Flat-rate postage within Australia for small parcels (eg DVDs, books and cosmetics) costs $7.15. For medium boxes of shoes and small electronics it’s $11.70. Large items such as toys, clothing and larger electronics cost $15.05.

Why is sending parcels so expensive?

Why is international shipping so expensive? International shipping tends to cost more than domestic delivery because of the extra steps the parcel needs to take before arriving at its destination. Deliveries that stay within the UK generally get taken by road to a depot, where parcels are sorted by destination.

How much does it cost to post 1kg parcel?

For business parcels, customers will have to pay in the range of ₹ 45 to ₹ 115 for items weighing up to 2 kg, ₹ 12 to ₹ 30 for additional 1 kg up to 5 kg and ₹ 14 to ₹ 32 thereafter for every 1 kg.

How do I send a large parcel to Australia?

Examples of large items to send

  1. Fold it down.
  2. Secure loose parts.
  3. Wrap all parts in protective material.
  4. Place inside a cardboard box.
  5. Fill space inside the box with protective materials.
  6. Tape to secure the box closed.

How much does it cost to send a small package?

Shipping Small Items: Available Shipping Solutions

Service Cost
USPS Priority Mail $11.85
USPS Parcel Select $19.50
USPS Small Flat Rate Box $8.30
UPS Surepost $10.52

Can I use my own packaging for Australia Post?

Using your own packaging? When you use your own packaging to send up to 5kg within Australia, your flat rate postage is based on the weight tier your packed item fits into. Parcels sent using own packaging up to 5kg are charged according to their actual weight or cubic weight equivalent, whichever is greater.

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Are postal rates going up in 2021?

The PRC (Postal Regulatory Commission) has approved the requested changes for postal rates. The biggest change in this rate change is the cost to send a metered letter will increase by two cents, while stamp users will see a three-cent increase.

Is it cheaper to send one large parcel or two smaller ones?

The weight-related costs are the same in each case. So, generally, or perhaps often, unless particular circumstances make it different, it is cheaper for you to send one large box than to send 3 small boxes.

How much does it cost to send a 10kg parcel?

How much to send a parcel?

Parcel weight ParcelShop or Locker drop off
5kg to 10kg ParcelShop or Locker drop off Next Day: £9.08 £7.58 (£6.32 + VAT)** Standard: £6.98 (£5.82 + VAT)
10kg to 15kg ParcelShop or Locker drop off Next Day: £10.70 £9.20 (£7.67 + VAT)** Standard: £8.60 (£7.17 + VAT)

How big can a Hermes parcel be?

Sending large parcels has never been easier

Here at Hermes, we can handle parcels with a maximum weight of 15kg, maximum length of 120cm and with a combined length and circumference of no more than 245cm as standard.