This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in South Africa. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to South Africa and beyond.
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Get helpful South Africa shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.
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Top courier services when shipping to South Africa include, Aramex - Parcel, USPS First Class International & Hong Kong Post - AirMailTracking.
When shipping to South Africa, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide.
Payment methods used by South Africa are Debit card & credit card
Some merchants in South Africa provide free shipping to consumers.
Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.
Public holidays are also considered as non-working days. Please refer to the country's official Public Holiday page for specific holiday dates.
The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.
South Africa calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs. Click here to learn how to calculate customs charges or use our calculator to see fees.
Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs
Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate
Health & Beauty
Dry Food & Supplements
Books & Collectibles
We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.
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