Sending Parcels to Oceania
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Australia and New Zealand are two hugely popular shipping destinations in Oceania, with packages being sent there in abundance despite the fact it can be costly to have an item shipped over such a vast distance. If you utilise our global shipping marketplace, you will find a whole range of parcel delivery services to ship goods for less, without any compromise in quality.
With over 23.5 million residents, Australia is the second largest eCommerce market in the Asia-Pacific region. Australian eCommerce sales topped $10 Billion in 2015, so if you need to send a package to a customer or relative, compare the best delivery prices from some of the biggest couriers all in one place, using our shipping calculator.
Shipping times to Australia and Oceania
Parcel Monkey are able to offer shipping services to Oceania from destinations across the world and for discounted rates. If you need to send a package to most locations in the Oceania region you can have your item delivered in as little as 2-5 days using some of premium express delivery services such as:
- International Pickup service provided by FedEx.
- International Drop Off service provided by FedEx.
- DHL Express
The shipping times are to major destinations such as Sydney and Auckland, whereas more remote islands in the region may take longer to deliver to. Be sure to share the tracking number with the recipient so they can follow the package in transit to and see when their package is due to arrive.
Some items do not require Express delivery and finding a more economical service more important to reduce shipping costs. We offer tracked global mail delivery with DHL eCommerce which allows you to ship packages to Oceania from the US for a hugely reduced cost.
Oceania - Customs Advice
If you are shipping packages to Oceania, be prepared that your items are likely to be checked by Customs. Australia is well known to be strict so ensure you read up on the prohibited and restricted items before shipping.
When shipping to Oceania make sure you are clear when completing the customs documents. Give a detailed description of the items you are shipping and a break down of each item. Always provide a local contact number of the recipient so the courier or customs can contact them if required.
eCommerce shipping advice for Oceania
Oceania is an exciting area for eCommerce as many of the online shoppers have similar buying habits as the West, plus they often look online for better value items. However, delivery expectations are high so be sure to use a reliable courier.
- 17 million active online shoppers in the region
- Brand aware and technologically savvy - shoppers in the region are price sensitive and do look to overseas markets when purchasing
- Fast and often free delivery is expected
- There are numerous cultural similarities in terms of buyer potential making them excellent markets for online retailers in the US and Europe