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Rates for international letter mail

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In this section, you will find the most favourable rates for your international letter mail items.

To see all rates at the click of your mouse, use our rate calculator.

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To benefit froum our discount rates for S and M letter mail items, all items must be machine processable and addresses must be machine readable. The criteria for machine processability are listed in the brochure “Addressing: Getting it Right”.

If S or M letter mail items do not meet the criteria of machine processability, the rate of the next higher product will be charged. This rule does not apply to hand-written letters as long as the total volume does not exceed 300 items and the letters meet the other criteria.

INTERNATIONAL LETTER MAIL

Product Max. format Weight EU and rest of Europe World
Priority Eco. Priority Eco.
L 235 × 
W 162 × 
H 5 mm
up to 20 g 0.90 - 1.80 -
L 235 × 
W 162 × 
H 5 mm
> 20 to 75 g 2.10 1.75 2.75 2.55
L 353 × 
W 250 × 
H 30 mm
up to 2 kg 6.90 5.50 12.25 10.15
L × W × 
= 900 mm
largest dimension 500 mm
up to 2 kg 12.90 9.90 24.20 21.80
All indicated rates are in EUR; exempt from VAT as part of universal services. All indicated rates exclude statutory taxes and duties, especially VAT. Minimum dimensions L 140 x W 90 mm.

Priority means that your items will be shipped by air or whichever means of transportation is fastest. Priority items are given preferential treatment both in the country of posting and in the country of destination. The average delivery time is 2 to 4 days within Europe and 3 to 7 days for other countries. Use our free priority stickers on the address side of your items. These stickers are available free of charge at all Austrian Post locations.

Economy is an inexpensive shipping option for international items that are not time-sensitive. Delivery times can vary depending on the country of destination.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL LETTER MAIL PLUS

Product Max. format Weight EU and rest of Europe1)
Priority Eco.
Unit Kilo Unit Kilo
L 235 × 
W 162 × 
H 5 mm
up to 75 g 0.55 10.00 0.52 8.00
L 235 × 
W 162 × 
H 5 mm
> 75 to 100 g 0.58 10.00 0.55 8.00
L 353 × 
W 250 × 
H 30 mm
up to 2 kg 1.55 2.35 1.45 2.00
L × W × 
= 900 mm
largest dimension 500 mm
up to 2 kg 2.65 4.50 2.35 3.30
Product Max. format Weight World1)
Priority Economy
Unit Kilo Unit Kilo
L 235 × 
W 162 × 
H 5 mm
up to 75 g 0.85 12.50 0.82 11.00
L 235 × 
W 162 × 
H 5 mm
> 75 to 100 g 0.88 12.50 0.85 11.00
L 335 × 
W 250 × 
H 30 mm
up to 2 kg 2.30 4.90 2.20 3.90
L × W × 
= 900 mm
maximum dimension 500 mm
up to 2 kg 3.90 9.00 3.00 8.30
1) Exempt from VAT as part of universal services. All indicated rates exclude statutory taxes and duties, especially VAT.
Total price = (unit x rate per unit) + (total weight in kg x rate per kilo).


Priority means that your items will be shipped by mail or whichever means of transportation is fastest. Priority items are given preferential treatment both in the country of posting and in the country of destination. The average delivery time is 2 to 4 days within Europe and 3 to 7 days for other countries. Use our free priority stickers on the address side of your items. These stickers are available free of charge at all Austrian Post locations.

Economy is an inexpensive shipping option for international items that are not time-sensitive. Delivery times can vary depending on the country of destination.

M-Bag (subject to VAT if sent to destinations in the EU)

in EUR EU1 Rest of Europe International
Priority Economy Priority Economy Priority Economy
up to 5 kg 30.00
(net 25.00)
18.00
(net 15.00)
25.00 15.00 45.00 25.00
every additional kg 6.00
(net 5.00)
4.20
(net 3.50)
5.00 3.50 7.50 5.00

1) Indicated rates include 20% VAT if sent to destinations in the EU.

Additional services are supplementary services for which the value added tax depends on the main service. If the main service is subject to VAT then the total service including the additional service is subject to VAT as well.

Additional services for letter mail In EUR
Registered mail
- per correspondence
2.85
Advice of delivery 1) 2.85
Deliver to addressee in person 1)
(only in combination with registered mail)
2.85
Insured letter
1% of the specified amount (rounded up to the full hundred), but at least at a specified amount of 1,500 euro
36.00
Cash-on-delivery
(only in combination with registered mail)

Repatriation fee
(to be paid by the recipient of the cash-on-delivery amount depending on the repatriation of the cash-on-delivery amount)

Handling fee of the P.S.K.
(to be paid by the recipient of the cash-on-delivery amount depending on incoming foreign cash-on-delivery amount)

- via advice of credit
- via cash payment

 4.50

 

9.70

 

 

 

4.00
6.80

 

 Additional services for M-Bag International1)  In EUR
 Registered mail
- per M-Bag
 10.20
(net 8.50)
 Advice of delivery 2)  3.42
(net 2.85)
 Deliver to addressee in person  3.42
(net 2.85)

1) Gross Prices including VAT, net prices in parentheses.

2) Available only in combination with "registered mail".

Other services Rate in EUR

International reply coupon
- Retail price

1.80

Collection fee1(in addition to missing postage)
- per reply item

0.12
(net 0.10)

Inquiry 4.00

Vacation redirection (all zones)

Redirection fee, private clients
- up to three calender months (all zones)
- additional three months or parts thereof (all zones)

11.90


16.50
16.50

Customs handling fee
- per item or M-Bag subject to customs fees

10.00

Poste restante2 1.00

1) Rates including 20% VAT if sent in the EU. Net rates are in parantheses. 
2) Charged at the time of posting in Austria.

Postal rate zones:

European Union1)
Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark (excluding Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Germany (excluding Helgoland and Büsingen), Estonia, Finland (excluding the Aland Islands), France (excluding Guadeloupe, Guayana, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, St.Pierre et Miquelon), Greece (excluding Mount Athos), Great Britain and Northern Ireland (including Island Man, excluding Guernsey and Jersey), Ireland, Italy (exluding Livigno, Campione d’Italia, Lake Lugano), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands (excluding the Dutch Antilles), Poland, Portugal (including the Azores, Madeira), Romania, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (excluding the Canary Islands, Melilla, Ceuta), Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Cyprus (excluding the Turkish Northern Cyprus)

1) Also applicable for future member states of the European Union once they join the European Union.


Rest of Europe
Aland Islands (Finland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Mount Athos (Greece), Bosnia-Herzegovina, Büsingen (Germany), Campione d’Italia (Italy), Ceuta (Spain), Faroe Islands (Denmark), Georgia, Gibraltar, Greenland (Denmark) Guernsey (Great Britain), Helgoland (Germany), Jersey (Great Britain). Iceland, Canary Islands (Spain), Kazakhstan, Kosovo, iechtenstein, Livigno(Italy), Lake Lugano (Italy), Macedonia, Melilla (Spain), Montenegro, Moldova, Norway, Russian Federation, San Marino, Switzerland, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Belarus, Vatican City, Cyprus (Turkish Northern Cyprus)


World

All countries and regions not listed in the other zones

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