The affordable way to send your mail to 220 destinations worldwide, with a three to ten working day delivery target.
You have the flexibility of four envelope size options, up to a maximum weight of 200g.
The cost to send by International Air depends on the destination, weight and size of documents.
|Size||Max dimensions per letter (height x length)||Max weight per letter||Max thickness per letter||Required postage per letter for Australia and South Pacific||Required postage per letter for Rest of the World|
|Aerogrammes and postcards||130mm x 235mm||10g||-||$1.90||$1.90|
|Medium||130mm x 235mm||200g||10mm||$1.90||$2.40|
|Large||165mm x 235mm||200g||10mm||$2.40||$2.90|
|Extra large||230mm x 325mm||200g||10mm||$2.90||$3.40|
|Oversize||260mm x 385mm||200g||10mm||$3.60||$5.10|
All prices include GST. Items larger than 260mm x 385mm, thicker than 10mm or heavier than 200g are classified as parcels
Sending by International Air
Your mail needs to be in an envelope with an International Air sticker in the top left hand corner and the correct postage, or in an International Air Postage Included Envelope. Envelopes can contain any paper based written or printed documents only.
Lodge your mail at your local PostShop
Things you need to know
- For the latest updates on affected delivery times or items we temporarily cannot accept, check our international mail service announcements.
Compensation, high risk & prohibited items
Ensure your item is safe to send and find out if you’ll be compensated if it goes missing or gets damaged.
Terms and conditions
The standard terms and conditions of the products and services offered by New Zealand Post Limited, including information on the extent of our liability, are set out in the Public Contract and the Postal Users' Guide. They are also available for reference at PostShop stores and selected New Zealand Post retail outlets.
You can expect that items will usually arrive at their destination within the delivery target specified. Because New Zealand Post does not directly control all parts of the delivery chain, we cannot guarantee that your item will always reach its destination within the delivery target. Delivery to areas outside major cities, or where your item is dutiable or held in Customs, may take longer. For information on our delivery targets for international destinations, view our guide to World Zones.
The required postage is the value of postage required for New Zealand Post to carry the item. Actual price paid may vary instore. The required postage and specifications are subject to change.
Compensation, prohibited & high risk items
Before sending mail items, make sure your item is safe to send and will be covered if it goes missing or is damaged. Make sure you read about Compensation, high risk & prohibited items for more information.
International Air and International Economy are trade marks of New Zealand Post Limited.