How to send Australian food and wine overseas? Carefully, is the first response that comes to mind.
Sending foodstuffs overseas is an intricate and specialised business.
Don’t attempt to package and courier an exquisite bottle of Australian wine internationally without reading this guide first.
Otherwise, your Australian wine probably won’t make it to its destination—though there might be a tipsy customs official somewhere along the route that’ll appreciate your efforts.
Okay, jokes aside.
Let’s answer your important questions.
Sending Aussie care packages overseas is what we do.
Getting your favourite Tim Tams sent to your family in the US for a special occasion is one way to send homegrown Aussie love worldwide.
We’ll give you the lowdown on how to courier Australian food and wine overseas speedily while avoiding any customs delays.
When considering how to send Australian food and wine overseas as a gift, keep in mind our team at I Still Call Australia Home does this daily—we’re here to help you.
When you want to send gift hampers to the USA, or any other international countries, there are a few crucial dos and don'ts to consider.
When you courier Australian wine overseas in gift baskets, customs will charge you import taxes and duties in the receiving country.
You'll also need additional permits.
See more detailed information on shipping below.
Gift baskets with wine to the USA or Canada via regular mail might not be delivered. Extremely strict customs regulations make it near impossible. Fortunately, at I Still Call Australia Home we only use approved couriers and can get gift baskets with non-perishable foods to the USA delivered effortlessly.
When you send food and wine to other countries outside Australia, you need customs documentation.
It’s best to talk to a local courier about international customs requirements. You can also check the Australia Post International Guide as they are very clear about what needs to be marked on your parcel if you send food gift hampers.
Other countries will charge you regardless, so it’s best to check.
The most convenient way to send food and wine overseas as gifts is to pick one of our carefully combined hampers and let us do all the heavy international customs lifting for you.
I Still Call Australia Home is your best option for various reasons on top of our world-class service and competitive prices.
Australia Post will not transport food or wine overseas. Your best bet is to use couriers like FedEx that specialise in such logistics.
There’s a massive difference between sending gift baskets via a courier, Australia Post or I Still Call Australia Home:
Certain countries have additional local requirements for a sanitation certificate could cause difficulty and delays. We recommend you avoid sending any type of food, wine, or body products (e.g. hand creams and soaps) to these countries if possible.
If you’re eager to get some much-needed Aussie treats to the USA or other international destinations, let our friendly experts help.
Sending gifts to your loved ones is what we’re all about.
All you have to do is choose any of our top-class Australian collections, and we’ll do the rest.