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Asendia is a joint venture between La Poste and Swiss Post offering economical international shipping options.

Asendia expedites international packages within the U.S. and partners with local carriers in the destination country for the final mile delivery.

Benefits

  • Save up to 80% on shipping
  • No additional customs forms required
  • Fully Tracked
  • Chit Chats Insurance

Asendia Priority Tracked is a fully tracked service to 45 countries. Depending on your destination country, Asendia is an economical choice to shipping overseas.

5 oz shirt Asendia Priority Tracked
France $5.21
UK $5.16
Australia $5.25
Japan $5.31
Max weight Up to 30 kgs
Delivery days 4-22 days

* Postage in USD

** Delivery estimated in business days

Prohibited and restricted items

Asendia shipments are regulated by the TSA in addition to items listed in the Declaration. It is the shipper's responsibility to comply with carrier restrictions.

The following items are not eligible to be shipped using this service:

  • Explosive, flammable or corrosive items
  • Oxidizers or compressed gases including aerosols (e.g. hairpsray, deodorant), household cleaning agents, nail polish and perfume.
  • Large quantities of magnets, strong or industrial magnets and magnetized materials
  • Dry ice
  • Lithium or rechargeable batteries and electronics/products containing them (e.g. cellphones, laptops and smartwatches)

How international shipping works

International shipping is handled by different carriers along its journey. Asendia utilizes its vast network within the U.S. to sort the packages to the destination country before handing off the package to the local post authority who handles the final mile of delivery.

Example of a package destined to London, UK

1


Drop off your package at a Chit Chats branch.

2


Chit Chats delivers packages to Asendia in the U.S. who sorts the package to the destination country.

3


Package is handed off to Royal Mail (the local postal authority in the UK).

4


Royal Mail delivers package to your customer in the final mile delivery.

Customs, duties and taxes

International packages may be subject to customs, duties and taxes which are determined by the destination country, the shipment value and the contents of the shipment.

We always recommend to advise your customers that duties and taxes may apply when shipping to international destinations and your customers may be required to pay them either before or upon delivery.

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