Cost-effective international delivery

When speed isn’t the highest priority, and what you are sending is of low value so you don’t need tracking, choose our International Economy service.

Ideal for

Economy Air Letter: Non urgent letters and documents, printed material with no commercial value 

Economy Air Parcel: Non urgent low value parcels up to 2kg 

Estimated arrival in Overseas disruptions mean deliveries may take longer than usual. Some countries aren’t currently accepting deliveries due to COVID-19 restrictions. For the latest info on delivery times and disruptions,  please see our international updates
Send up to

500g letters

2kg parcels

Try adding

Optional extras like Signature on Delivery2 and Extra Cover.

Economy Air comes with up to $100 compensation for loss or damage. Extra Cover provides additional loss or damage3 cover up to $5,000.

If your item is lost or damaged while being carried by Australia Post and you haven't purchased Extra Cover, you may still be eligible for compensation.4

Fill out

CN22 or CN23 customs form when sending Economy Air Parcels

Post at

Post Office
Red street posting box

Prices from

$2.50 for letters and documents

$8.90 for parcels


International Economy is suitable for sending items up to $100 in value. If your item is valued over $100, you should purchase Extra Cover3 – it provides loss or damage cover from $100 up to $5,000. Subject to the Australian Consumer Law, if your parcel is lost or damaged, and you haven’t purchased Extra Cover, compensation of up to $100 and a postage refund may be payable.5

Packaging options

You can use what you've got, or grab an Economy Air envelope from the Post Office.

Economy Air small envelope

DL, 110 x 220mm
Up to 50g

Buy 1: $3.70
Buy 10: $3.52 each
Buy 50+: $3.33 each

Economy Air large envelope

C4, 229 x 324mm
Up to 250g

Buy 1: $10
Buy 10: $9.50 each
Buy 50+: $9 each