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Shipping rates

We offer you the best forwarding services at the lowest shipping charges!

Shipping rates in SGD:

Singapore (SGD) Base Charge Bundling Discounts
(2nd package onwards)
Weight Charge Per 100g
(based on chargeable weight)
Fuel Surcharge
Per 100g
USA STANDARD
13.40
100% off
base charge
0.72
0.19
SEA
39.90
0% off
base charge
0.39
0.00
*Europe STANDARD
23.00
100% off
base charge
1.05
0.20
Japan STANDARD
16.00
100% off
base charge
1.30
0.15
China STANDARD
12.00
100% off
base charge
0.90
0.10

 

Note:
Minimum chargeable weight for Air Freight is 0.5kg and an incremental weight break of 0.1kg thereafter.
Minimum chargeable weight for Sea Freight is 10kg and an incremental weight break of 0.1kg thereafter.
*For Europe, the chargeable weight will be the actual weight of the packages (effective from 19th September 2016)


Other costs to take note of:

Optional vCare Package

For a perfect peace of mind, select vCare and you will be compensated for your product and shipping costs in the event that your shipment is lost or damaged during shipping.

Holding Fees (applicable for packages held beyond 21 days)

Enjoy free storage for 21 days in our warehouses. A holding fee of USD 1.25 per day per package will be incurred if the period is beyond 21 days.

 
Determine the chargeable weight (applicable for vPost USA, Japan and China only).
 


Volumetric weight (kg) = [ length(cm) x breadth(cm) x height(cm) ] / 5,000cm

As per freight industry practice, the chargeable weight of a package is calculated based on Volumetric or Actual weight, whichever is higher.


Example of new actual weight billing for our vPost Europe packages:
 
Package Details
Package 1
Package 2
Value of Product
GBP 100
GBP 300
Actual Weight
1.4 kg
5.0 kg
Shipping Cost
SGD 40.50
SGD 62.50
CIF
$217.19
(exempted from Customs Tax)
$592.57
(Customs tax of SGD 41.48 payable to Singapore Customs)
Shipping Costs:

Package 1: $23.00 + (14 x 1.05) + (14 x 0.20) = $40.50
Package 2: FREE + (50 x 1.05) + (50 x 0.20) = $62.50


Total Shipping charges payable: SGD 103 + SGD 41.48 = SGD 144.48

Here are examples on how the shipping charges are calculated for vPost USA packages:

Example 1

Amy purchased from 2 different websites, Forever 21 and Victoria's Secret. The packages from Forever 21 arrived on 12th February and the package from Victoria’s Secret arrived on 22nd February. Amy paid for the 2 packages on 22nd February when they arrived at our warehouse. She did not purchase vCare nor did she use any shipping discounts.
 
Package Details
Forever 21
Victoria’s Secret
Value of Product
USD 200
USD 208
Chargeable Weight
2.1 kg
2.2 kg
Holding Period
10 days (FREE)
0 days (FREE)
CIF
$292.51
(exempted from Customs Tax)
$290.42
(exempted from Customs Tax)
Amy’s shipping cost for the 2 packages will be:

Forever 21 package: $13.40 + (21 x 0.72) + (21 x 0.19) = $32.51
Victoria’s Secret package: FREE + (22 x 0.72) + (22 x 0.19) = $20.02


Total shipping charges: SGD 52.53


Example 2

Bob purchased 2 items from different sellers on Amazon. Each package arrived on different days. Package 1 arrived on 4th March with a chargeable weight of 0.2kg. Package 2 arrived on 21st March with a chargeable weight of 1.2kg. Bob paid for the 2 packages on 21st March when they arrived at our warehouse. He did not purchase vCare nor did he use any shipping discounts.
 
Package Details
Package 1
Package 2
Value of Product
USD 109
USD 350
Chargeable Weight
0.5 kg (minimum chargeable weight is 0.5 kg)
1.2 kg
Holding Period
0 days (FREE)
17 days (FREE)
CIF
$159.65
(exempted from Customs Tax)
$465.92
(Customs Tax of SGD 32.62 payable to Singapore Customs)
Bob’s shipping cost for the 2 packages will be:

Package 1: $13.40 + (5 x 0.72) + (5 x 0.19) = $17.95
Package 2: FREE + (12 x 0.72) + (12 x 0.19) = $10.92
Customs Tax of SGD 32.62 for Package 2 is payable to Singapore Customs.


Total shipping charges: SGD 28.87 and SGD 32.62 for Customs Tax.

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