Safe and reliable postage to S

Safe and reliable postage to SA no longer a shot in the dark

Ever wanted to send Great-Aunty Cheryl a little get-well-soon gift, but wondered how to safely, efficiently and affordably do that now that you live in Surrey, and she lives in Bloemfontein?

Safe and reliable postage to S

This post is sponsored by Postbox-Courier

The people at saw the need for the reliable transportation of goods to South Africa, and back in 2012, opened its doors in the UK. Since then, it has expanded its services to the US and China, and opened up offices in Cape Town and Jo’burg that directly address the South African need. offers local online shoppers and businesses looking to import goods into the country up to 70% off the normal cost of shipping. There are no monthly membership or joining fees, and your postbox address is yours for life. All customs clearing procedures are handled in-house by the office at OR Tambo International Airport.

All purchases are controlled and managed online, and a shipping calculator on the website allows the user to gauge how much their parcel will cost prior to making a purchase. Postbox-Courier handles the entire process itself, never needing to rely on external service providers.

In the ten months it has been running successfully in South Africa, Postbox-courier has enabled the safe passage of parcels within the country, and will shortly be offering a service in which ex-pats can shop at their favourite South African shops and have the purchases delivered securely to their home abroad.


Go to or watch the video on Facebook so that next time Aunty Cheryl is sick, you’ll be able to confirm your position as favourite-nephew.