International Economy

The low-cost overseas option for letters up to 100g

International Economy Letters is the ideal solution for posting non-urgent letters to destinations outside Europe. It’s affordable, straightforward to use, and includes compensation.

At a Glance 

  • Delivery to North America in up to 6 weeks
  • Delivery to South America, Africa and Asia in up to 8 weeks
  • Up to £20 inclusive compensation cover

What can you send?

Maximum weights and lengths
Examples Greetings cards, personal letters, bills
Max weight 100g
Max length 240mm
Max width 165mm
Max thickness 5mm

How much will it cost?

You can calculate the price for International Standard delivery using our Get a price tool

Is there compensation for loss, damage or delay?

In the unlikely event your letter is lost or damaged, compensation cover up to £20 is included. However, because we rely on postal services around the world, we can’t offer a guaranteed delivery time or compensate for delays.

Anything else you need to know?

For useful information about sending things abroad, including advice on restricted or prohibited items, take a look at Help with international sending

Sending something outside the EU? Find out what’s needed to get your item through customs