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Work out the cost of international postage for your YouShop parcel and how volumetric weight is calculated.

International postage

International postage is calculated as NZD$12.50 per parcel, plus NZD$4.75 per 500g. The minimum chargeable weight is 500g and is charged in 500g increments thereafter. The chargeable weight of your parcel will be based on the greater of its actual weight or volumetric weight (charged in 500g increments).

International postage excludes any GST, duty and customs clearance costs that may be payable on arrival in New Zealand.

Find out about our additional YouShop feesmultiple parcel discount and consolidation.

Weight of your YouShop parcel

The chargeable weight of your parcel will be based on the greater of its actual weight or volumetric weight (charged in 500g increments).

Example

For a parcel with an actual weight of 500g and a volumetric weight of 250g, the chargeable weight is 500g the YouShop international postage charge would be NZD$12.50 + NZD$4.75 = NZD$17.25.

If you were sending something with an actual weight of 300g and a volumetric weight of 800g the chargeable weight is 800g and the YouShop international postage would be NZD$12.50 + NZD$9.50 = NZD$22.00.  (Due to the weight charges being in 500g increments).

How to calculate volumetric weight

Volumetric weight (kg) = [length(cm) x breadth(cm) x height(cm)] / 5,000cm

Example
A parcel with dimensions 30cm x 15cm x 10cm has the volumetric weight of 900g (30 x 15 x 10 / 5000).

 

YouShop international postage calculator

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