La Poste, the national French postal service, manages letters and postage in France and offers transport and parcel deliveries through Colissimo and Chronopost in metropolitan France and abroad. Learn more about shipping with La Poste, the Colissimo courier services and prices and how to track and trace any La Poste shipment. Compare La Poste’s offer with our instant quotes and ship in France with the best alternative shipping services.
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La Poste offers international shipping for letters and parcels. The letter and envelope shipping services are fulfilled by La Poste itself. For parcel delivery, clients can choose between Colissimo and Chronopost, the two carriers responsible for all of La Poste’s parcel shipping services. Both Colissimo and Chronopost are part of the DPD Group.
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The prices for shipping parcels with La Poste, either via Colissimo or Chronopost, depend on three main factors: the weight and size of the parcel, the country of destination and the type of service you have booked. In general, customers can ship parcels up to 30 kg, but small weight limitations may apply to specific services and routes. Colissimo and Chronopost deliveries can be scheduled to a personal address or a pick-up point, but only the latter offers express solutions.
Colissimo home deliveries are available to mainland France, Andorra and Monaco. Deliveries to pick-up points are only possible in mainland France. Deliveries to French overseas territories have different prices since they are considered as locations abroad.
|Parcel weight||Home delivery||Delivery to a pick-up point|
|Up to 1 kg||€ 8.10||€ 7.40|
|Up to 5 kg||€ 14.35||€ 13.65|
|Up to 10 kg||€ 20.85||N / A|
|Up to 30 kg||€ 32.70||N / A|
The La Poste international shipping prices vary depending on the country of destination and the service selected. To give you a general overview, we have gathered La Poste price examples for shipping a 5 kg package in the EU, to French overseas territories and globally. The options below include international shipping services offered by Colissimo and Chronopost.
|Service||to the European Union||to French overseas territories||to global destinations|
|Colissimo international||€ 23.45||€ 37.15 - 53.45||€ 32.70 - 63.90|
|Colissimo Ready-to-Send||€ 28.00||N/A||€ 49.00|
|Chronopost Ready-to-Ship||€ 69.00||€ 99.00||€ 99.00|
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