Everything you need to know about buying clothes from Amazon Australia – based on countries that already have Amazon
Amazon is not only handy when it comes to media, electronics and toys. It also sells clothing! Whether you’re after the perfect pyjamas, a dazzling dress or a comfy cardi, Amazon stocks it all. And, Amazon Australia will be no different.
Online shopping has never been so easy, and with Australia about to join the Amazon train we’ve compiled some need-to-know info to help ease the transition.
Does Amazon Australia sell clothes?
No. At the moment Amazon Australia does not sell clothing. However, once it’s fully up and running it will.
Does Amazon UK/US ship clothes to Australia?
Yes, both Amazon UK and Amazon US do offer shipping of clothing to Australia.
How long will shipping take?
There are several shipping options on offer to Australia from both Amazon US and Amazon UK.
Amazon US shipment times:
Standard: 9–12 working days
Expedited: 7–11 working days
Priority: 2–5 working days
Amazon UK shipment times:
Standard: 5–10 working days
Priority: 4–6 working days
How much will shipping cost?
The shipping options available are charged at standard rates plus additional costs charges per kg (UK) or lb (US). Pricing is outlined below.
Amazon US shipping:
Standard: US$6.99 + US$2.99/lb – approximately $8.62 + $3.70/lb
Expedited: US$7.99 + US$3.49/lb – approximately $9.88 + $4.31/lb
Priority: US$29.99 + US$3.99/lb – approximately $37.07 + $4.93/lb
Amazon UK shipping:
Standard: GBP10.99 + GBP3.99/kg – approximately $17.86 + $6.48/kg
Priority: GBP19.99 + GBP3.99/kg – approximately $32.49 + $6.48/kg
What types of clothes does Amazon sell?
Amazon sells both designer and high street branded clothing. It is pretty much unrestricted in what clothing it can sell, so whether you’re looking for something cosy and comfy or flashy and fancy, Amazon will have a great deal of choice.
Does Amazon sell baby and children’s clothes?
Yes. Amazon sells children’s and babies’ pyjamas, socks, t-shirts and denims, as well as all the other daily essential clothing you can think of.
Will clothes be cheaper on Amazon?
When Amazon Australia launches, buying clothes from Amazon will be a convenient and comfortable way to bag a bargain. At the moment, international shipping fees from the US and UK are preventing Amazon from being a competitor price-wise, but once the international shipping fees are no longer an issue, it will be strongly competing for cheapest retailer. That’s not to say there won’t still be bargains to be had from local sales.
What are some popular clothes items on Amazon UK/US?
Socks, underwear and single-coloured t-shirts are amongst the Amazon UK bestselling clothing items. Ladies swing dresses, tunics and oversized cardies are storming the Amazon US bestseller list. Leggings are popular too!