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Free Shipping to Australia for Online Shopping

Information verified correct on March 30th, 2017

Shopping online is that much better when you don’t have to pay for shipping.

Nothing completes an online sale faster than seeing the words ‘free shipping’. One of the biggest advantages of online shopping is the convenience, so it’s a bonus when that convenience doesn’t come with costs you wouldn’t have to pay while shopping at a store - namely delivery costs.

Free shipping with promo codes

Promo codes are a great way to score free shipping. Browse through our deals pages for the latest free shipping codes. If you always use a particular retailer not on our list it’s a good idea to sign up for their newsletter, as these regularly contain free shipping promotion codes.

Some sites, such as The Iconic, will only offer free shipping with purchases over a certain amount, while other sites, like ASOS, will offer free shipping on any purchase. You can often find coupon codes for free express shipping.

Rates last updated March 30th, 2017
Store Discount
Party Supplies Now FREE delivery for all orders over $299 or $12 shipping Australia-wide
Happy Socks Buy 1 Easter gift box and get FREE shipping on your whole order
Farfetch FREE global shipping + 10% off full price order
Canningvale FREE delivery on orders over $130
New Balance Shoes for $70 + FREE shipping: Lifestyle Sale
YOOX.com Up to 85% off sale styles + FREE shipping on all orders
Wordery FREE worldwide delivery on SATs books
Wordery FREE worldwide delivery with every order
Forever New FREE delivery on all orders over $50
Dissh FREE shipping on all orders over $70
Sportscraft FREE domestic delivery when you buy any 3 items: VIP Exclusive
Sportscraft FREE standard delivery on orders over $200
Topman FREE standard delivery on all orders over £50
Mr Porter FREE global delivery
ThinkGeek FREE shipping on orders over $75 within USA
Bendon Lingerie FREE delivery on orders over $100
The Body Shop FREE shipping on orders over $100
ozgameshop.com FREE insured delivery on orders over $50
GlassesUSA.com 55% off entire glasses collection + FREE shipping: Spring Flash Sale
Oroton FREE delivery on orders over $400
House FREE shipping on orders over $89
House 62% off Global Ikasu 7 piece knife block + FREE shipping
Bloomingdales FREE standard shipping to Australia on orders over $260
Boohoo - Deals FREE shipping on orders over $60
Sony Sign up and get FREE shipping on your first three orders
Styletread FREE delivery on orders over $65
Reid Cycles FREE delivery Australia-wide on all bikes and orders over $75
Tony Bianco Free shipping over $100
Wiggle FREE tracked delivery on all Australian orders over $80
Wordery FREE worldwide delivery on all gardening books
MOO.com FREE shipping when you buy 2 notebooks
Woolworths FREE delivery on Wednesdays
Williams-Sonoma Free shipping on orders over $49
Clearly Contacts FREE shipping on all contact lens: No minimum purchase
Real Smart FREE shipping
Oxfam Shop FREE shipping on orders over $50
Microsoft - Deals FREE shipping
4WD FREE shipping on orders over $50
Spanx FREE standard shipping within USA
Lovehoney FREE Bliss orgasm balm ($19.95 value) when you spend $50 + FREE delivery
Light in the box Up to 50% off women's lingerie + FREE shipping
Charlotte Tilbury FREE shipping on orders over $150
Lovehoney 15% off when you spend over $70 + FREE shipping
Lovehoney $10 off orders over $100 + FREE shipping
Lovehoney $5 off + FREE shipping when you spend $40
Lovehoney $10 off orders over $60 + FREE shipping
VisionDirect 10% discount on all glasses and sunglasses and free shipping live
Missguided - Deals Standard shipping for $4.95
Spares Box Free shipping over $50
Proboardshop FREE ground shipping orders over $50
Forzieri FREE shipping on all US orders of $150 or more
Aussie Farmers Direct $25 off orders of $64 or more: New customers only
Samantha Wills Free worldwide shipping
Sleeping Duck Free shipping with every order
365 games Free UK delivery
Staples FREE shipping
MINKPINK FREE shipping
Market HQ Free shipping
UGG Free shipping
Seafolly FREE shipping
Luxury Perfume Fast dispatch and trackable shipping

Retailers that offer free shipping

Below is a table which shows the featured retailers on finder.com.au which have free Australian shipping and any considerations with this.

RetailerFree Shipping Offer
4WD PartsFree shipping on most products
Ambrosia CandlesFree shipping for orders over $120
AminoZFree shipping on orders over $100
AppleFree shipping available on all orders
Artist GuitarsFree shipping on all Australian orders
ASOSFree shipping on all Australian orders
Austin ReedFree worldwide shipping on orders over £150 (approximately AUD $254)
Autograph FashionFree shipping on orders over $80
AyurdaFree shipping on orders of over $99
Babi BelloFree shipping on all orders
Beginning BoutiqueFree express shipping on all orders
Better BrandsFree shipping on all orders
Bollywood FashionFree shipping on orders over $200
Bonds OutletFree shipping on orders over $30
Book DepositoryFree worldwide shipping on all orders
Catwalk88Free shipping on orders over $75
Changing HabitsFree shipping on orders over $500
City BeachFree shipping on orders over $75.
ColesRegister as a new customer with Coles online and receive free home delivery on your first order ($100 or more).
CostumeboxFree express shipping on all orders over $10
Dorothy PerkinsFree worldwide shipping on orders over £50 (approximately AUD $84)
DuggFree worldwide shipping on all orders
Ennia LingerieFree shipping on all orders over $50
FreezFree shipping on all orders over $150
Glue StoreFree shipping on all orders over $50
Hello FreshFree shipping on all orders
JASUFree express shipping on all orders
KatiesFree shipping on all orders over $100
Kitchen StyleFree shipping on all orders over $150
Kitchenware SuperstoreFree shipping on all orders over $150
Le DomaineDepends on the retailer, but free shipping available on many items
MicrosoftFree shipping on all orders
MidasFree shipping on all orders
MillersFree shipping on all orders over $60
MothersloveFree shipping on all orders over $150
OakleyFree shipping on all orders over $50 (excluding oversize or overweight items such as board bags and luggage)
Recreate YourselfFree shipping on all orders over $99
ShaverHutFree shipping on all orders over $40
ShopBopFree worldwide shipping on all orders over $100
StaplesFree shipping on orders over $55
StrawberryNETFree worldwide shipping on all orders
Stride ShoesFree shipping on all orders over
StyleTreadFree shipping on all orders over $65
SurfstitchFree express shipping on all orders over $25
The IconicFree shipping on all orders over $50
The Mens ShopFree shipping on all orders over $60
Urban OutfittersFree shipping on all orders over $50
VisionDirectFree shipping on all orders
WayfairFree shipping on some products
WarcomFree shipping on some products
WorkwearHubFree shipping on all orders

What is free shipping?

Sending anything comes with a cost, especially when you’re sending something overseas and especially if that something is travelling to Australia. Usually, a retailer won’t offer free shipping or won’t be able to absorb the associated costs, so you’ll need to pay the delivery fee. Delivery fees can vary according to how heavy the item is, where it’s coming from and how quickly you need it.

Many online retailers now offer free shipping on items bought through their stores. These can be offered in a range of different ways, some designed to encourage you to spend more and others designed to get you coming back. Read on to learn more about the most common ways you’ll find free shipping online.

How does it work?

Free shipping

Below are the most commonly found free shipping offers on the internet.

Free shipping on all orders

These retailers offer free shipping on all orders made through them. Generally speaking this will be through regular couriers or mail services, with optional express postage services attracting fees.

Retailers like Book Depository, ASOS, Beginning Boutique and SurfStitch offer free shipping to Australian locations on most orders.

Free shipping on orders over a certain value

Many retailers employ a free shipping offer when you spend over a certain amount of money. Retailers like The Iconic will give you free shipping for purchases of over $50, whereas other retailers may set a higher purchase value of $100.

Free shipping on selected products

As part of temporary promotions some online stores will give you free shipping on a specific range of items. This is offered as an incentive for increased sales.

Considerations for free shipping

Free shipping considerations

One key thing to remember here is that shipping is never free to retailers. They may try to raise the price of the item to cover the cost of including free shipping, so ensure that the price of the item you’re buying isn’t inflated and carry out a comparison on similar sites first.

Ask why a certain range of products has free shipping offered on it. Is it an inferior product which isn’t selling well? Do some research on any products you’re not sure about before you buy them.

If you log online to buy something don’t be lured into extra purchases just to get free shipping unless your order would cost more without qualifying for free shipping.

For example if a store has free shipping for purchases of over $100 and you have an order of $85, do some maths. If shipping is $20, this will come to a total cost of $105. If you instead find some items and add them to your cart until it reaches $100 worth of value you’ll not only save $5 but get an extra or better item.

Last but not least, know that many websites that offer free shipping may not in fact offer this to Australian buyers. Australia is an expensive place to ship to, so the retailers who offer free shipping usually include only the country they’re located in. There are some exceptions to this, so seek them out.

Pros and cons of free shipping

Pros

  • You don’t pay extra for your item, so you get a further saving especially when buying items from overseas
  • Some retailers offer free express shipping, so you’ll get your items for free and quickly

Cons

  • Items may be inflated in price because of the free shipping
  • Conditional free shipping may encourage you to spend more

FAQ on free shipping

How long does free shipping take?

This depends on where the item is being shipping from and the shipping service used. Items being sent from Australia using Australia Post shouldn’t take more than a week, but will usually arrive earlier. For items coming from overseas check the estimated time from your retailer.

Will I get tracking with my order?

Again this depends on the retailer. Some retailers will offer tracking on their free shipping, whereas others will require you to pay extra for registering your order first.

What if I’m not home when my parcel arrives?

Depending on the shipping service they may either leave the package at your door or leave a card. If you receive a card you’ll either have to pick up the package from your nearest post office or organise another time for the courier to bring the package to your home. One way to get around this is by having the package delivered to your work, or alternatively some retailers allow you to specify that you want the package delivered and left at your doorstep.

Will my order be delivered on public holidays?

Generally speaking no packages will be delivered on weekends or public holidays. Take into account too that the number of days a retailer will quote to send an item to you will not take into account weekends or public holidays.

Jeremy Cabral

Jeremy is a publisher for finder.com.au, he is also a personal finance all-rounder specialising in: Credit Cards, Savings Accounts, Personal Loans, Home Loans & Online Shopping.

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    eSavings | February 11, 2016

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    Jannie | February 13, 2015

    With the good which does post to Australia, is ther any other ways that I can buy it ?

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      Shirley | February 16, 2015

      Hi Jannie,

      Thanks for your question.

      Some of our retailers offer a pick-up option where you can visit their store and pick up your items. Otherwise, the items will be sent to your selected address.

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