Parcel and Letter Postage to South Africa | Instant Prices

Posting parcels to South Africa locally and internationally

Book reliable door-to-door courier services to post important letters and parcels to South Africa. At Eurosender, we collaborate with a broad network of international couriers so that you always get the best postage rates to South Africa. Get an instant quote from our booking tool below and start shipping!

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Posting parcels and letters to South Africa

Depending on the dimensions and urgency of your shipment, you can choose from different solutions for postage to South Africa:
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International postage to South Africa

Eurosender offers postage services to South Africa from over 220 countries and territories around the globe. Thanks to our wide network of logistics providers, you will be able to find an instant shipping solution for almost any requirement. Our platform compares various postage rates to South Africa to automatically select the most cost-effective service for you.


Small parcel postage to South Africa

Compact packaging is a good way to save on costs when posting small packages to South Africa. Use a padded envelope or cardboard box that is slightly larger than the contents. If necessary, add cushioning materials to hold the items inside the package in place during transport.

Measure the dimensions to get the most accurate postage rate to South Africa and avoid potential issues or surcharges at a later stage.

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Posting large parcels to South Africa

Our package shipping services are suitable for posting large parcels of up to 70 kg to South Africa when choosing our Express or Priority services.

For those cases when package shipping is just not enough, we also offer a range of freight transport options. When posting larger packages to South Africa, you can choose between pallet delivery, groupage transport or a van dedicated to your load, depending on availability from your location. If you don’t know which service is the most suitable, you can contact our logistics experts via chat.

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Letter postage to South Africa with tracking included

Do you have an urgent but sensitive letter to post to South Africa? Look no further than Eurosender! When you choose our Document Service, you benefit from express transit times of 24-72h worldwide, because documents are transported by plane and delivered immediately without having to be cleared by customs.

Not only this, but you also get tracking a code via email so that you can check the status of your letter postage service to South Africa at every stage. This is included in the price. Simply insert the code in the tracker below to see where your envelope is.

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What is allowed when posting parcels to South Africa?

There is a long list of items allowed when using a postage service to South Africa, as long as you pack them appropriately. Here are a few examples of situations where you can post parcels to South Africa:


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FAQ on international parcel and letter postage to South Africa

How are postage rates to South Africa calculated?
Prices are calculated based on the size of the shipment, the type of item and the shipping distance:
For packages: You can get a postage rate for small or large parcels to South Africa instantly on our platform booking tool by inserting the weight and dimensions. Since the price usually depends on the truck space needed, the parcel postage rate to South Africa will be calculated accordingly.
For envelopes: Letter postage rates to South Africa vary based on the size of your envelope and on the urgency of the shipment. Like with parcels, you can use our platform to get an instant quote for a letter postage service to South Africa. When you choose Eurosender for posting letters and documents to South Africa, tracking and signed delivery are already included in the price. This is not the case with standard mailing services.
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What is the difference between regular and international stamps when posting to South Africa?
The difference between these stamps is whether you are posting letters domestically within South Africa or from abroad. You can get regular and international stamps at the post office. However, if you choose our Envelope postage service to South Africa, you will not need any stamps.
What is the delivery time of a package posted to South Africa?
This can range from 1 to 5 business days, depending on the shipping distance and on the service selected. For time-sensitive shipments, we recommend our Express parcel postage option to South Africa. Your package will be delivered in the shortest time possible because it will be transported by air.
We offer a standard postage service for non-urgent shipments within the EU. This can also be a convenient solution for domestic shipments because it costs less while also having a short transit time.
How can I track my letter posted to South Africa?
You can monitor the progress of the letter you posted to South Africa with the unique tracking code sent to you via email. Simply click on the click in the email to check the status of your shipment. If you need more information about how to track your letter postage to South Africa, you can check our page about shipment tracking.
How do I post a Christmas card to South Africa?
Cards and letters posted to South Africa with our Document Service will be delivered in 24-72h, depending on the distance from the pick-up address. We recommend posting your Christmas card to South Africa at least 5 business days in advance, since December is the busiest time of year for courier companies. Read more about shipping for Christmas.