International Economy

The low-cost overseas option for heavier parcels that don't need to arrive in a hurry.

If you’re in no particular rush, International Economy is the ideal solution for posting heavier items overseas. Affordable and easy to use, it lets you send parcels up to 2kg and includes compensation.

At a Glance 

  • Send parcels up to 2kg anywhere in the world
  • Delivery times from 2 weeks (to Western Europe) up to 12 weeks (to Australia)
  • Inclusive compensation up to £20

What can you send?


You can send parcels weighing up to 2kg(1) with a height, width, and depth no greater than 90cm, with no single side longer than 60cm.

Tubes and rolls

You can send tubes or rolls weighing up to 2kg(1) with a maximum length of 90cm. The length and two diameters combined should not total more than 104cm.

(1) Printed papers allowable up to 5kg

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 or damage?

In the unlikely event your parcel is lost or damaged, compensation cover up to £20 is included.

Because we rely on postal services around the world, we can’t offer a guaranteed delivery time, and we can’t compensate for delays.

Learn more about compensation for loss, damage or delay

Anything else you need to know?

For useful information about sending 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 parcel through customs


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