Generally, people think that shipping from China to Austria may take a long time since both countries are located on different continents, very far from each other.
Today, big courier companies are able to propose express shipping which is unfortunately most of the time very expensive.
The service “Ship from China” of Ship24 can be a good alternative if you need to send a light parcel from China to Austria (under or equal to 2 kilos) because it delivers on 8 days on average for fair prices.
Besides, the company proposes a free pick-up service allowing its customers to save time. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Ship24 was one of the companies proposing the shortest shipping time from China to Austria, especially thanks to this pick-up service since people had to stay confined.
When unpredictable events happen (floods, meteorological issues…) or during certain periods of the year (National Holidays), the shipping from China to Austria time can be extended by a few days, but it is very occasional. On the opposite, when nothing special happens and when the controls at the Austrian borders are fast, the shipping delay can be reduced to 5 or 6 days.
People think that shipping to Austria from China may be long and expensive too. However, it is possible today to find a service that better suits your needs and that can match the type of package you want to send. For example, if you need to send a parcel weighing less than 2 kilos (with packaging and labels included), The service “Ship from China” of Ship24 will probably be the best solution for you. This service provides cheap shipping from China to Austria and works with 4 fixed price bands:
Shipping a package from China to Austria can be easier than it seems at the first look. With Ship24 for example, you can order your delivery from China to Austria online and an agent will come to pick-up your package. You now have the possibility to do everything from home, it has never been so easy to send a parcel from China to Austria.
You just need to follow these easy steps:
For your international shipping from China to Austria, you will have the possibility to pay with different credit cards on the Ship24 website:
You will pay with one of these credit cards through “Stripe”, a secure payment processing software offering the most secure payment experience possible. Ship24 plans to propose a payment through Alipay and WeChat too very soon.
It is always reassuring to have the possibility to track a package, especially when it comes to international shipping. Besides ordering your package delivery on Ship24, you can track your parcel on this universal tracking platform too. It doesn’t matter if you ship from China to Austria with UPS, with DHL, or with another courier company, Ship24 is able to track any parcel. To track your package, you need to:
You will then be able to see all the tracking details related to your package:
Sometimes, it can happen that you get the sentence “not found” instead of receiving the tracking details. It can be due to two different things:
The import tax is the amount of money you will have to pay to the Austrian authorities if the total value of your parcel exceeds the threshold fixed by the European authorities. For Austria and for all European countries, this threshold is fixed at 22 euros, a small amount in order to favor exchanges between European countries.
Please always check the threshold before sending your package because the courier company is not responsible in case of any tax modification that could arise.
A lot of shipping companies propose today a pick-up service, yet, most of the time, this service is very expensive and customers don’t really enjoy this service. Ship24 proposes a pick-up service free of charge. While making your purchase, you will need to select the city and the district in which you want to have the parcel pick-up. This service is available in more than 120 Chinese cities, you should easily find your city.
Once you have made your purchase online, you will receive an email confirmation and an agent will call you by phone in Chinese to schedule a date and a convenient pick-up time.
You don’t need to bring your package to an office or relay point anymore, one agent will come directly to your place to pick-up your parcel at the agreed date and hour.
The delivery system of Ship24 has been especially fast compared to other companies during the Covid-19 pandemic thanks to this pick-up service. It was a big advantage of the company which allowed customers to send their parcel internationally by staying confined at home.
Before sending your package from China to Austria, you will need to check all conditions, what type of items can’t be shipped by the company and the limited size for your package.
Ship24 scans all the parcels before sending them, to avoid any bad surprises and if one of the items present in the prohibited list is found in your package, this one will be returned at your own expense.
Please find below a shortlist of different prohibited goods:
You can find the full list by clicking here.
Once you are sure your parcel is not present on the prohibited list, you will have to check the size and weight of your package.
To ship your parcel from China to Austria, the longest side of your package should not exceed 50 cm. The size of the package should be at least 9 * 14 cm and if the package’s shape is a cylinder, the length should not exceed 50 cm and the length plus twice the diameter should not exceed 100 cm.