Duty & Tax Information

If you are shipping a package to Australia with a total declared value LESS than the amount listed below, then duties and taxes will not apply. However, please be aware that certain items may be subject to other types of fees or taxes according to Australian law.


Minimum Value for Duty:     1,000 AUD*

Minimum Value for Tax:       1,000 AUD*

*excluding alcohol and tobacco where duty/tax apply


Duties and taxes are not included in your BuyShipUSA shipping costs. You are responsible for paying any duties or taxes due upon delivery in Australia.



Transit Times


How long will it take to ship my package from the USA to Australia? The average transit times from the BuyShipUSA warehouse to Australia is:

  • Express: 2 to 4 business days

  • Economy: 5 to 10 business days

The BuyShipUSA warehouse is located in Miami, Florida, USA.



The Advantage of BuyShipUSA

BuyShipUSA customers have the option of choosing the shipping method that is most important to them. BuyShipUSA offers its customers different discounted shipping rates and options, so they can choose the fastest or cheapest delivery rate that best serves their needs.



Shipping Restrictions to Australia

Most countries have restrictions on certain items being shipped into the country. There are import restrictions on what you can ship from the US to Australia. See the link below to determine each carrier's restrictions when shipping internationally to Oz.

The US also has restrictions on which items can be shipped out of the USA without special licenses or permissions. https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/regulations/commerce-control-list-ccl

How much does it cost to ship packages from the USA to Australia?

The cost of shipping a package internationally is often very expensive. As a BuyShipUSA customer you have access to our comprehensive, state of the art shipping cost module that will allow you to determine your shipping cost before you ship. In addition, it will allow you to compare the different shipping methods and delivery times so that you can make the best decision for your shipping needs.


Of course, BuyShipUSA’s shipping calculator is always available if you just need a quick estimate of your shipping rates.



Use BuyShipUSA for All of Your International Shipping Needs and SAVE!


BuyShipUSA offers you big savings when you are shipping packages from the USA to Australia.  Here’s how:

  1. BuyShipUSA has secured deeply discounted shipping rates with our exclusive partners at UPS and DHL.

  2. Use our exclusive package consolidation service to save even MORE. If you have multiple packages that you want to ship to Australia, even if they are coming from different retailers, BuyShipUSA can combine these packages into ONE shipment allowing you to save BIG. Consolidating three shipments into one can save you a bundle!

  3. FREE INSURANCE! Remember all packages shipped with BuyShipUSA are insured for the first $100 USD of value per shipment! Your purchase is worth more than $100 USD? No problem. You can purchase additional insurance before you ship your package at a very low cost. Refer to our pricing page for up to date rates.


Shipping from the USA to Australia has Never Been Easier

Let BuyShipUSA be your shipping partner.  Go shopping online in the USA and have your retailer ship it to our warehouse.  We take over from there, and help you ship your purchase home.

BuyShipUSA makes international shipping easy, simple and affordable!



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BuyShipUSA - Your Solution to your International Shipping Needs!

Going on a holiday shopping spree?  Buying more than one item at a time? No Problem!

With BuyShipUSA, the more you ship, the more you will save. Thanks to our package consolidation program, you can save as much as 80% on your international shipping costs by shipping multiple items in one box instead of separately. Here’s how it works:

  1. Go shopping in the USA at your favorite online stores and buy multiple items from different retailers.

  2. When you have finished shopping and are checking out, simply enter your BuyShipUSA address as your shipping address.

  3. Make sure you have requested that the consolidation service be turned on in your free BuyShipUSA account. You will receive notifications when your packages arrive. 

  4. Suppose that you are waiting on three boxes. When all three boxes have arrived and you are ready to ship your packages, simply issue a shipping request and we will re-pack your purchases into one box. Your three packages will now be shipped to you as one box, resulting in a dramatic reduction of your international shipping charges!

Make BuyShipUSA your international shipping partner today!  With our trusted couriers, UPS and DHL, BuyShipUSA is changing the way people shop and ship around the world.



2. Shipping Restrictions in Australia


Australia has its own import and customs laws, and some items are restricted or banned from entering AU. BuyShipUSA will not ship any banned items to Australia, including, but not limited to:

  • Chewing tobacco and snuff
  • Cigarette lighters
  • Daggers and knives
  • Live animals, including fish and birds
  • Banderols/tax stickers
  • Working and/or replica firearms, ammunition and explosives
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Toy guns
  • Pepper spray
  • Tear gas
  • Body armor
  • Laser pointers
  • Batons
  • Electric shock devices (e.g., tasers)
  • Handheld insect zappers
  • Human remains, including ashes
  • Perishable foods - any items requiring refrigeration
  • All meat products
  • Pornography
  • Protrusion dog collars
  • Pharmaceutical drugs
  • Counterfeit goods (fake designer purses, for example)
  • Fresh fruit
  • Un-popped popcorn
  • Filament light globes
  • Incandescent lamps
  • Erasers that look or smell like food products
  • Milk (except from New Zealand)
  • Products made in Iran

Please note, this short list doesn’t include every item that is prohibited or restricted from shipping to AUS.

If you are unsure if you can legally ship an item from the United States to Australia, please visit the Australian Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s website or view the UPS Australian shipping guides, linked near the top of this page.



Are you Ready to Shop in the USA & Ship to Australia?

All you have to do is sign up for your FREE BuyShipUSA account today!