Country-Specific News

China

Heavy rainfall in several Chinese provinces has caused massive flooding and dammed-up water. Roads have been closed, which results in delivery delays. The following provinces are affected: Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Guangxi, Anhui, Hubei, Hunan, Chongqing, Sichuan, Zhejiang and Guizhou.

Japan

Heavy rainfall has caused flooding in some regions of Japan. Roads have been closed, which results in delivery delays.

General information about COVID-19

For an updated list about posting restrictions in international letter mail, please visit:
German: post.at/p/c/liefereinschraenkungen-coronavirus 
English: post.at/en/p/c/delivery-delays-coronavirus
 
Please note that the following still applies:
• Given the current situation, delivery delays are possible for all destinations
• Additional restrictions and posting restrictions may be introduced any time

Mail delivery varies depending on the country. Many countries are currently limiting personal contact, which is why oftentimes no signature from the recipient is required as proof of receipt.

Brexit

Mail items can be sent to the United Kingdom even after this country left the EU on 31 January 2020. Given the transition agreement scheduled to last until December 2020, Great Britain will remain in the customs union, which is why no changes were required as of 31 January 2020.