Similar to China Post Small Packet and Singapore Post Packet, Hong Kong Post International Small Packet (also called Hong Kong packet in short or Hong Kong Post Air Mail) is an economic way to deliver items less than 2kg. Its service area covers over 200 countries and districts in the world. To most of the destination countries, it only takes about 7 to 20 days to reach. Because of its high efficiency, convenience, low cost and safety, it’s now greatly used by e-commerce sellers in China and Hong Kong on eBay, Amazon, AliExpress and more.
Hong Kong Post Small Packet
There are two service products for Hong Kong Post packet: HK Post Air Normal Mail Service (also called the Bulk Air Mail Service) and Hong Kong Post Registered Air Mail Service（iMail Service）. The former belongs to theordinary mail with a comparatively low cost but couldn’t be tracked. The latter is registered that can be tracked online. In general, most international e-commerce sellers use the latter way to deliver the electronic products, accessories, handicraft articles, clothing and more they sell online.
For a normal Hong Kong Post packet, the tracking number should be composed of 13 digits starting with the letter "R" and ending with "HK".'
Tracking Number Format
For example: RC987654321HK
Delivery Time (Average Shipping Time)
Hong Kong is the one of cities owing the most developed logistics. Each day, there are direct flights to reach any of the world cities. Because of this advantage, the small packet of Hong Kong can be delivered in almost every day. Counting from the day that the packets are on board, they could reach to most of the counties within 5-12 days. To some countries like US, UK, Canada, and Ireland, only 3 days are needed to reach in sometime. Following are some of the estimated shipping time to major countries or regions for your reference.
Asia Countries: 3 – 7 working days (e.g. South Korea: 6 Days)
England and Ireland: 3 – 10 working days
Unites States, Canada and Australia: 5 – 12 Working Days
Western European countries： 7 – 21 Working Days
Size and Weight Limits
Weight Limit: 2kg
Maximum and Minimum Size Limit for a Rectangular Packet:
Length, width and depth combined should be no more than 90cm. And the greatest dimension should not exceed 60cm.
The smallest dimension should longer than 9cm.
Maximum and Minimum Size Limit for a Cylindrical Packet:
Length plus twice the diameter should be no more than 104cm. Greatest dimension should not exceed 90cm.
Length plus twice the diameter should be more than 17cm, and the greatest dimension longer than 10cm.
Hong Kong Post international packet is charged with a definite fee for each kilogram. For different countries, the basic cost is different. The countries are divided into three Zones. Please find your zone and check the corresponding rate from the following table.Please note the rate is just for you reference as different courier agents usually charge under different stands. The price made by them may be higher than the following ones and some may lower.
|Zone||Destination countries / regions||Per-Kg Rate (RMB)|
|Bulk Air Mail||iMail|
||90||98 (Additional registration fee RMB 13 or 15 and service fee RMB 1 or 2 are charged per registered item)|
||108||112(Additional registration fee RMB 13 or 15 and service fee RMB 1 or 2 are charged per registered item)|
||115||118(Additional registration fee RMB 13 or 15 and service fee RMB 1 or 2 are charged per registered item)|
Note: If you are not sure which zone your country belongs to, please refer to the Destination and Zone Chart.
Where to Post in China
If you want to deliver your packet through Hong Kong Post Air Mail in China, you should find a reliable agents authorized by Hong Kong Post. In case you live near to the agent, you could take your packets there to send or if your delivering amount is large, you could require them to collect at your door. If you are not in the same city, you can choose to deliver the packets to them by using one of the reliable China domestic express companies, like Shun Feng Express, Shen Tong Express, Yun Da Express, Zhong Tong Express, Yuantong Express and more.
Following are listed some of the reliable and large agents that offer Hong Kong Post small packet service:
|Company Name||Location||Contact Number|
|Shenzhen Inter Connected Easy Ecommerce Service Co.Ltd.||Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Yiwu||400-0755-556|
|4PX Express (“4PX”)||Shenzhen， Guangzhou, Dongguan, Foshan, Zhongshan, Shantou, Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Dalian…||86-755-23508000|
|JC Logistics Group Co., Ltd.||Harbin, Dalian, Beijing, Tianjin, Xi'an, Shijiazhuang, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Wuhan…||0086 10 4000205556|