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Announcement: Hong Kong Postal Services Temporarily Offline

Hong Kong postal services are experiencing delays. Check out this blog post to see the full breakdown.
Announcement: Hong Kong Postal Services Temporarily Offline
Alexandra Ortolani

By Alexandra Ortolani

 

March 2, 2022

Hongkong Post announced that they will be temporarily offline from February 28. Due to Covid-19, HKPost offices are closed due to the rising cases. Labels generated before services were offline may experience delays too.

Here's a breakdown of the affected Easyship HKPost services:

  • HK Post Local Parcel
  • HK Post E-Express
  • HK Post Speedpost
  • HK Post AirParcel P
  • HK Post AirParcel XP
  • HK Post AirMailTracking
  • HK Post Vantage Packet

In addition to the HKPost suspension, please note that Easyship's Hong Kong warehouse partners will be subject to Covid-19 related delays due to the new anti-epidemic measures.

Air Mail Shipments

Shipments shipped via air are experiencing delays anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks. Here’s the breakdown of the countries affected.

Destination Extra Time
Asia 3 weeks for Mainland China, 1 week for Singapore
Europe 1 week for the UK, 1 week for Switzerland, and 1 week for most other destinations
North America 1 week for the US and Canada

Surface Mail Destinations

Shipments shipped via ocean freight are experiencing delays anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks. Here’s the breakdown of the countries affected.

Destination Extra Time
Asia 2 weeks for Mainland China and 3 weeks for Japan
Europe 2 weeks for the UK, 2 weeks for the Netherlands, 1 week for France, 2 weeks for Germany, 2 weeks for Italy, and 2 weeks for Switzerland
North America 3 weeks for the US and Canada
Australia 3 weeks

For more information, visit Hong Kong Post’s website. As always, Easyship saves users up to 89% off discounted shipping rates, including Hong Kong Post. Get an instant quote using our Free Shipping Rates Calculator.


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