How much does shipping to Australia cost?
To find some of the cheapest ways of shipping to Australia use our simple shipping calculator. We compare the international shipping rates to Australia with well known couriers like DHL, USPS and Aramex. You can also choose if you want a courier to come to your home address and pick up the package, or you can choose to book a Drop Off service so you don't have to wait for the courier to come and collect your box.
Some of the cheapest services we have are Parcel Monkey branded services like GEPS Light Packet, which is ideal for smaller items such as clothing.
The USA Express International service is also very popular and great value for money as you can enjoy an Express shipping time of 2-4 days with a reliable courier, who will come and collect from your home or work and deliver the package quickly. This service is unbeatable on price when it comes to heavier goods, so if you package is over 30lbs maybe containing a car part, or personal belongings for somebody relocating - then this safe and trusted service will help you ship those big boxes on a budget.
We also offer the cost effect parcel post service to Australia with EMS.
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Shipping overseas to Australia doesn't have to be as daunting as it may initially appear. You can buy cheap shipping services with brands you know to Australia with Parcel Monkey. We help you find an overseas delivery quote in seconds based on the size and weight of your parcel and where you want to ship from. There is a whole host of reasons why you might want to send a parcel to Australia, whether you have a family member in Sydney and want to send a birthday package, or you have sold an Amazon or eBay item and need to ship a parcel to Perth, you can find a shipping solution with us.
Australia is ranked in the middle in terms of percentage of total eCommerce sales when compared to other Asia-Pacific countries, just behind China, Japan and South Korea but ahead of India and Indonesia. eBay, Amazon and Gumtree are major players in the Australian eCommerce market, whilst parcels are also sent from around the world for business purposes or to expats who now reside in sunny Oz. In terms of imports, the 23.3 million population regularly have goods shipped in from destinations such as Japan, China and the US. Australia boasts one of the highest uptakes of the internet in the world, with 89.8% of the population online, totalling 19.5 million internet users, whilst the average Australian consumer spending an impressive $1350 AUD per year online, meaning if you run an online marketplace, it may be time to take a look at this market.
The trip between the USA and Australia is a long one and your package will likely change carriers in transit, so secure packaging, correct labelling and accurate customs documents are important. The country is very strict about valuation and customs declarations, so never ship anything without carefully and correctly filling out all applicable paperwork; neglecting to do this can delay delivery significantly. Your shipment may also be subject to the Goods and Service Tax.