The United States Postal Service (USPS) does not “use” Australia Post. If someone mails an item in the United States for delivery in Australia, the USPS transports the item to Australia and hands the item to the Customs Administration in Australia who then hands the item over to Australia Post for delivery.
Is there a USPS in Australia?
Australia Post’s offices of exchange in Brisbane and Melbourne continue to process mail. Australia Post advises that its daily operations are being affected by government measures aimed at preventing spread of COVID-19. There are impacts to processing and delivery of inbound and outbound mail items.
Why is my USPS package in Australia?
The U.S. Postal Service has TEMPORARILY suspended First Class Package International Service (as of September 3, 2021) and Priority Mail International (as of September 17, 2021) delivery to Australia due to carrier issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Does USPS have tracking to Australia?
USPS® international mail services go to more than 180 countries, including Great Britain, Canada, Japan, Mexico, and Australia. Global Express Guaranteed®, Priority Mail Express International®, and Priority Mail International® services include international tracking and some insurance.
Why is USPS not delivering to Australia?
The USPS is temporarily suspending deliveries across Australia, as its delivery service in the US begins to slow to keep up with the backlog. The temporary measure is a result of the pandemic and ‘other unrelated service disruptions’, the company said in a statement.
Does ups operate in Australia?
UPS in Australia operates in four airports with six weekly flights and picks up and delivers to all addresses in Australia. Partnering for maximum potential.
How do I track my USPS package internationally?
Senders can check delivery status by going to usps.com and clicking on Track & Confirm or https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction!input.action and use the package barcode tracking number.
How do I know if my package is in customs?
Check Your Mail for a Customs Detainment Letter
Check your company mail for a letter from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection department stating that your package has been detained. If the department is holding your item, officials will notify you usually within a few days but it can take as long as 30 to 45 days.
Why is my package still in transit USPS International?
For international shipments, it could be stuck with USPS or at customs. Your package could be stuck in transit for many reasons: loss, damage, or even a USPS tracking system failure. More likely, though, the short-staffed US Post Office has misplaced, mislabelled, or simply overlooked your package.
Can the US ship to Australia right now?
First Class Package International and Priority Mail International Shipments are Blocked to Australia. Right now, First Class Package International and Priority Mail International are the only international services that Australia isn’t currently accepting.