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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.


  • 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 a number of international destinations. Depending on your destination country, Asendia is an economical choice for shipping overseas.

5 oz shirt Asendia Priority Tracked
Australia $15.03
France $11.65
Germany $11.91
New Zealand $11.51
Max weight Up to 30 kg
Delivery time 4-22 business days*

Prices are in CAD and subject to change.

* Delivery times are estimated. Exceptions apply.

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 Berlin, Germany

Step 1

Drop off your package at a Chit Chats branch.

Step 2

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

Step 3

Package is handed off to Deutsche Post (the local postal authority in Germany).

Step 4

Deutsche Post delivers the 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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