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Sea Freight

S$3.5/Per 500g

By Actual Weight*

  • Shipping Duration 12 - 21 Days
  • Storage Free for 30 days
  • vPost Care 2% of declared Value + Shipping Fee
  • Bundling 5% discount
  • Multiple Delivery
  • Repacking Service Free

*All goods imported via vPost sea freight are not granted GST relief. Should you need more information on GST, please visit Singapore Customs’ website. For more information, click here.

 

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What is Chargeable weight?

Chargeable Weight is the Actual Gross Weight or the Volumetric Weight of the shipment – whichever is the greater


For Air & Sea Freight, *chargeable weight is Every 0.5kg Per Package and thereafter. Invoice will be based on the chargeable weight.

Shipping Tip: As per freight industry practice, the chargeable weight of a package is calculated based on Volumetric or Actual weight, whichever is higher.
Volumetric weight of a package is a calculation that reveals the density of a package and we use the below formula to derive the volumetric weight of a package:
Volumetric weight = [length(cm) x width(cm) x height(cm) ] / 5,000cm
You can advise your merchant to ensure proper packaging or pack your purchase into a smallest possible box.

#Bundling discount applies to 2nd and subsequent packages onwards in one invoice. The lowest price package will be selected as the first by default, providing the maximum value.
^Business days do not include Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, this applies to both Singapore or product source countries (Click here for various countries you can ship from via vPost).

What is Chargeable weight?

Chargeable Weight is the Actual Gross Weight or the Volumetric Weight of the shipment – whichever is the greater

For Air & Sea Freight, *chargeable weight is Every 0.5kg Per Package and thereafter. Invoice will be based on the chargeable weight.

Shipping Tip: As per freight industry practice, the chargeable weight of a package is calculated based on Volumetric or Actual weight, whichever is higher.
Volumetric weight of a package is a calculation that reveals the density of a package and we use the below formula to derive the volumetric weight of a package:
Volumetric weight = [length(cm) x width(cm) x height(cm) ] / 5,000cm
You can advise your merchant to ensure proper packaging or pack your purchase into a smallest possible box.

#Bundling discount applies to 2nd and subsequent packages onwards in one invoice. The lowest price package will be selected as the first by default, providing the maximum value.
^Business days do not include Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, this applies to both Singapore or product source countries (Click here for various countries you can ship from via vPost).

Sea Freight Service

1Why should I send my packages via Sea Freight mode?

Sea Freight shipping option is a value added service provided by vPost, another option to send your items from China to Singapore without paying high air freight rates.

Allowing customers to bring in bulky items, also allowing customer to ship electronic items which includes batteries, portable charges, speakers, hair sprays, hand creams, sanitizers, scissors, etc.

However, do expect a longer delivery time of the items as the entire journey takes about 9 to 12 working days from the date of payment.

2What are the minimum and maximum package size that I can ship via Sea Freight using vPost Services?
Any size of small packages. For large packages, the maximum length is 150cm; and Length + Weight + Height must not exceed 350cm; and the weight up to 100kg to Singapore.

Maximum Length
=150cm

Total Dimension
Length + Width + Height = Must not exceed 350cm


Check Items Before Purchase

Make sure to check out our list of shipping restrictions before you start purchasing online.

Items such as alcohol, products consisting of alcohol, living animals, plants, compressed air, chargeable battery and food containing meat, all are considered as prohibited items.
Click link and view the items that vPost does not ship.
If you have any further queries or need any assistance, please check vPost FAQs or Contact Us.