Send A Parcel To Australia

Collection and Drop-Off services available - Extra Cover available for goods up to £2,500 - Always cheaper than the post office

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Send a Parcel to Australia

Home to kangaroos, Kylie Minogue and some of the nicest coastlines on the planet, Australia is loved all over the world. Often referred to as 'down under' because of how far it is from the United Kingdom, you might think sending parcels there would be difficult. In fact, we have made deliveries to Australia as quick and straightforward as they always should have been!

High quality, low-cost shipping to Australia

Our quick quote tool above will show you that sending a parcel to Australia doesn't have to be expensive. A lower fee shouldn't equal a lower quality of service, either. This is why we're happy to offer the same services of the huge companies you know and trust like Landmark, Collect Plus and more - but at a fraction of the price. These companies include:

We can do this because Postage Supermarket has a special partner status with those brands, meaning we can save you up to 80% on your delivery fees. Same process, same quality, lower price.

Delivery services you can trust

Our hands-on approach means that we can help with the paperwork when necessary, while our support team has years of experience to assist when answering any questions you may have about the process.

We've also worked hard to make a service this large as flexible as possible. This means that we can provide deliveries either straight to someone's door, or to a drop off point if they're often out of their home. To help you with that peace of mind even more, we even offer £50 cover for free with most of our deals.

Useful information about postage to Australia

Below, we have provided some information that may assist you with your deliveries.

Restricted items list

The following is a list of items that are either difficult to send or are completely restricted from sending to Australia:

  • - Meat products of any description
  • - Cosmetics with toxic materials
  • - Dog collars
  • - Cultural heritage goods
  • - Laser pointers
  • - Lighters
  • - Tobacco
  • - Wine and brandy

There are several more restricted items, so we would refer you to the official Australia Border Force website for further information.

How to address a package to Australia

Different countries have their own expectations for how their deliveries should be addressed, and Australia is no different. Below is a breakdown of how your package should be addressed:

- FIRST LINE: The name of the recipient (Ms Laura Clarke)

- SECOND LINE: Home number and street address (24 Surrey Road). If they live in a building complex, it would need to be addressed like: (Floor 5, 32 Surrey Road)

- THIRD LINE: The name of the town, city or suburb followed by their state name as an abbreviation and their four-digit postcode - all in capitals (BRISBANE QLD 4034)

- FOURTH LINE: The name of the country (AUSTRALIA)

The cheapest way to send a parcel to Australia

If delivery time is not a priority, then you can save a lot of money when sending a parcel to Australia. This means that if you plan ahead and book your delivery for two weeks before you want it to arrive as opposed to two days before, you can make massive savings. If speed is a priority, then several other services will get your delivery to Australia faster.

Details on specific couriers

Below, you can find courier-specific information that may relate to your package.

Please be aware that destinations outside the EU will require commercial invoices to be prepared to travel with the parcel(s).
We can help you with this but it is a legal requirement to allow the goods to pass through customs.

Landmark

  • With over ten years of experience delivering parcels worldwide, Landmark offer really cost-effective parcel delivery.
  • Landmark employ over 20,000 people worldwide - they have specialists in your delivery country.
  • Delivery times are significantly higher than express services, but at a much cheaper rate.
  • Drop your parcel off at a drop-off point or arrange for a courier to collect from your home or work.
  • You have £50 cover as standard, but you can cover the total cost of your postage and goods to a maxiumum of £2500 with our extra cover.
  • This is a two-legged service - we receive your parcel at our parcel hub in Kent, and then forward to it's destination using Landmark.
  • After your parcels arrive with us at our parcel hub in Kent, we check them, complete any customs paperwork and then forward to Landmark.
  • Send parcels up to 25Kg in actual weight - volumetric pricing is in force for all Landmark services.
  • Perfect for occasions that need a cheap delivery service and longer delivery times.
  • Online tracking available.

Parcelforce International

  • Quick, efficient and reliable air express parcel service to the majority of countries outside Europe and to P.O Boxes.  
  • Save time as well as money by using our drop off Parcelforce International serice - simply take your parcels to any Parcelforce depot or Post Office, at a time that is convenient to you.
  • Standard cover of £50 for your parcel is included as standard.
  • Extra Cover is available when you are booking your parcel. Fully protect your parcel and cost of postage up to a value of £2,500.
  • Collections are also available from your work or home address on a day that suits you.
  • Same day collection is normally available as long as your parcel(s) are booked before midday.

TNT Economy Express

  • This service delivers worldwide (and also imports worldwide) using road and air services.
  • Average transit times - most International destinations deliver within 7-10 working days.
  • Perfect solution for large or heavy items. 
  • If you need to import parcels from inside the EU or many other collection countries around the globe then this is the ideal service for you.
  • TNT deliver door-to-door.
  • Reliable, up-to-date online tracking.
  • TNT operate a air and road service - this means you get great value for your money. 
  • Extra Cover is available up to a value of £2,500.

DHL International Express

  • Gold standard air express service.
  • Reach your customers, colleagues, your familly and friends quickly with DHL Express.
  • Global coverage - Europe and Worldwide.
  • DHL parcels never leave the DHL network - this can make customs clearance quicker.
  • We tend to find that the majority of parcels arrive in Europe the next working day.
  • Online, real-time tracking.
  • Proof of delivery is aquired electronically to make sure your consignment ends up where is it meant to go, and to who it is destined for.
  • Extra Cover is available - protect your parcel and postage cost up to a value of £2,500.