[Japan Post] Resumption and temporary suspension of acceptance, delivery delays of mail items destined to various countries/territories (Updated on June 30)

Our acceptance of various international mail items has been temporarily suspended due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Meanwhile, we will resume acceptance of mail items as noted below from July 1.

  • EMS and parcel-post/letter-post items by surface destined to China
  • EMS and parcel-post/letter-post items by air destined to Italy and New Zealand
  • Parcel- post/letter-post items by surface destined to Indonesia
  • For details on the countries and territories to which acceptance of mail is still temporarily suspended as of July 1, please see the appendix below (PDF).

    appendix (As of July 1, 2020) (PDF file)

    We continue to temporarily suspend acceptance of mail items destined to these countries and territories because their postal operators are still not accepting inbound postal items and/or our transportation performance remains significantly reduced due to reduction of flights from/to Japan.
    Meanwhile, although dispatch of United States-bound items that have already been accepted will be completed soon, we continue to temporarily suspend acceptance of various mail items to the United States because we are unable to make any prospect for securing sufficient transportation capability for the time being.
    In addition, because of the global reduction of flights, considerable delivery delays are expected for accepted outbound mail items.
    We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. It would be appreciated if you would kindly understand this situation in advance.

    Stereo Sound 1-Year Print Subscription / 海外:ステレオサウンド定期購読料

    Stereo Sound 1-Year Print Subscription / 海外:ステレオサウンド定期購読料

    Price: JPY9,000


    Item description

    1-Year (4 issues) Print Subscription.
    Usually released on 4th - 5th of March, June, and September, and 11th - 12th December.

    Shipping is not included with the price.
    Shipped via EMS or REGISTERED AIR Small PACKET.
    The shipping start number varies depending on the application date.
    - If you make an application by 20th of February, May, August, and November, shipping starts from the next month's issue number.
    - If you apply after the 21st of the previous month for the release date, shipping will start from the next issue.

    Application from 21st February to 20th May -> Shipment starts from June issue.
    Application from 21st May to 20th August -> Shipment starts from September issue.

    Midterm cancellation are not allowed.
    If you have unavoidable circumstances please contact the Sales Department.

    1-Year Total Shipping Cost

    You can chose shipping method from "EMS (Express Mail Service)" or "REGISTERED AIR Small PACKET (International ePacket)".

    EMS (Express Mail Service)
    ・EMS is the fastest international mail service for sending up to 30 kg of merchandise.
    ・There is a well-established Insurance Program.
    ・Delivery time is faster than REGISTERED AIR Small PACKET.

    REGISTERED AIR Small PACKET (International ePacket)
    ・Small items can be sent for a cheaper price comparing to EMS.
    ・The items are sent by airmail.
    ・Tracking service is available for some countries. There is also a maximum 6000 JPY insurance.
    ・Delivery time is slower than EMS (It takes around 10 days).

    Zone First Zone Second Zone Third Zone
    Shipping Method Asia Oceania, North America, Central America and the Middle East Europe South America and Africa
    EMS 9,600 JPY 13,200 JPY 14,600 JPY 19,600 JPY
    REGISTERED AIR Small PACKET 5,880 JPY 7,410 JPY 7,410 JPY 9,150 JPY



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