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Send a Parcel to Melbourne, Australia
The city of Melbourne is Australia's second largest and is the capital of the South East state of Victoria. It is also known as the countries cultural capital and its early architecture goes back to the Victorian age.
Melbourne is bustling with shopping malls, art galleries and museums. There are 4 million people living in the city many of whom are sports fanatics. Indeed the sport of horse racing is no bigger anywhere than in Melbourne whereby the whole of Australia comes to a standstill to watch the Melbourne Cup, which is hotly contested by the Worlds best horses. Aussie rules football is also huge in the city and 9 out of 10 Victorian Aussie Rules football teams are based in the city, ensuring it has a fanatical following.
The city also hosts one of tennis' four grand slam trophies in the form of the Australian Open, which is the circuits opener each January. It also holds the prestigious Formula One race in Albert Park. So if you love sport then Melbourne is the place to be!
Getting here is easy as Melbourne has an international airport.
The weather is known for its changing characteristics and it has been known to have had all four seasons in one day, as the Formula One race will testify to! This is due to the relatively hot land mass meeting the cold Southern ocean. It is colder than other cities in Winter but snow is rare. Frost and fog are common though.
Sites of note are the Docklands shopping/eating area by the waterside, the Queen Victoria market, Parliament House of Victoria – take a free tour. The Federation square is where you will find Melbourne’s Café culture at its best.
If you ship parcels to Melbourne do take care when sending foodstuffs particularly meat, which can be restricted, or plant material, as many plants are restricted to protect indigenous species. You can always check with us prior to sending your parcel.
Essentials when sending a parcel to Melbourne
It is important to bear in mind the following points when you send a parcel to Melbourne:
- Make sure the contents of your parcel(s) adhere to our prohibited and restricted items list.
- Ensure that you print and complete the necessary documents required when sending a parcel to Australia.
- Check for any customs charges or other surcharges that may apply to Australian shipments.
- Be sure that every parcel is securely packaged to avoid damage to the contents.
- Relax and rest assured that your parcel will arrive safe-and-sound in Australia when sending through !