How does Australia Post delivery work?

How does Australia Post delivery work?

You'll get an email when your parcel arrives, and SMS if requested. If you've got the Australia Post app, we'll also send an alert to your mobile. Just bring your photo ID like a driver's licence, and collect from the Post Office within 10 business days.

What courier does Australia Post use?

StarTrack Courier - Australia Post.

What is standard delivery Australia?

Standard Delivery (2 – 12 days) Australia Post Mail (2 – 12 days): This is the standard untracked mail service generally used for smaller items such as DVD's, games and Gift Cards.

Does Australia Post deliver to mailbox?

Australia Post recommends a separate aperture, box or tube to accommodate newspapers and non-mail articles. Australia Post delivers only into mail boxes in an approved location. Mail boxes must allow unhindered access to the delivery aperture.

Does Australia Post leave parcel at door?

Unless delivered directly into a letterbox, the driver or postie will also leave a card under the front door to advise where the parcel is located. If there is no safe place to leave the parcel, a notification card will be left at the delivery address advising that the parcel can be collected from a nearby Post Office.

Is pack and send better than Australia Post?

Consistent with our findings in 2017, Pack & Send was neither the cheapest nor the most expensive, although it was usually more expensive than Australia Post. Pack & Send's value is in its faster delivery. Prices are charged on whichever is greater – weight or volume.28-May-2021

Does Aus Post use FedEx?

FedEx does partner with Australia Post for its ecommerce deliveries, where customers are comfortable with their low value shipments being delivered without signature.05-Jul-2016

Does Australia Post use trucks or planes?

Australia Post delivered more than 52 million parcels during the peak of pre-Christmas shopping thanks largely to a fleet of aircraft dedicated to getting packages to doorsteps on time.24-Jan-2022

Is StarTrack Australia Post?

StarTrack is now a business of Australia Post and delivers some Australia Post parcels – which is why you see more of our blue delivery vans on the road today. You can rest assured StarTrack will continue to deliver the same great service.

What is the difference between standard and economy delivery?

Economy shipping services ship their goods in bulk to keep the prices low, while standard shipping takes place with lesser number of items which are delivered quicker, hence the higher price tag.

What is the difference between standard and priority delivery?

Items shipped via priority are shipped by air which results in faster delivery times. Once a parcel is shipped via priority it will take 1 – 3 business days to arrive. Standard shipping is more economically friendly and will take up to 3 – 5 business days to arrive.

What is the difference between standard delivery and express delivery?

In standard shipping, the regular delivery time ranges from two to eight days, while in express shipping it is around one day as the product is shipped via air couriers. In some cases, the shipment may even reach the recipient on the same day. Express shipping is apt for urgent and quick deliveries.16-Aug-2018

Does Australia Post deliver to apartments?

Delivery to each individual dwelling in a multi-dwelling residential property can only occur when access roadways to dwellings are trafficable, clearly named and signposted, and each dwelling is clearly numbered in consecutive order with an individual letterbox, so as to enable the delivery officer to easily deliver

Can I get something delivered to a Post Office?

You can opt to have your order sent directly to your local Post Office branch. Next time you're ordering on Amazon, look out for the Local Collect option when reviewing your order during the checkout process.

Can I have something shipped to the Post Office instead of my house?

When shipping packages, you can choose the Hold for Pickup option, and the recipients can collect their packages at their local Post Office. If you are expecting a package, you can redirect it to your local Post Office by selecting Hold for Pickup using Intercept a Package under Track & Manage on

What happens to my parcel if I'm not home?

Depending on your shipping method, and the carrier delivering your parcel, your order will either be left in a safe and secure place at your delivery address, or a notification card will be left with details on how to retrieve your parcel.

What time does Auspost usually deliver?

The arrival time of your Australia Post package, domestically, will range from 7 AM local time to 5 PM local time depending on where you are on your driver's delivery route. With the Australia Post Express option, your package is guaranteed to arrive before 1 PM local time.

Where do packages go when you're not home?

If no one is available to accept your shipment at the delivery address, your driver will leave a door tag. Check the door tag to see if we delivered your package to a neighbouring address or for the tracking information and the date of the next delivery attempt.

What is the difference between a packet and a parcel An post?

Heavier or larger items may be classed as a packet or parcel. Weighing no more than 2kg and within the dimensions shown. Heavier or larger items will be classed as a parcel.

Is it cheaper to ship boxes or envelopes?

Boxes: Boxes are more expensive to purchase as well as to ship, but they are more durable than envelopes or padded mailers. Boxes are ideal for fragile items that require more protection than an envelope can provide, as well as shipments containing multiple items, or heavy or large items.

What is the cheapest shipping method Australia?

USPS shipping to Australia will be the most affordable option in most cases, so it's a good option for merchants. Here are a few of the services offered by these couriers when shipping to Australia: UPS Worldwide Saver: 5-7 business days.

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