Domestic letter mail rates for business clients

In this section, you will find all rates for sending letter mail in Austria. The format, weight, delivery time as well as machine proessability will determine the rate.

General information about letter mail rates

Choose from three different letter mail products:

  • PRIO (part of universal services): for swift posting and delivery in the E+1 scheme (delivery on the following business day) 
  • ECO (new, part of universal services): inexpensive rate for items that are not time-sensitive (delivery withtin 2 to 3 business days)
  • ECO BUSINESS (not part of universal services): an especially attractive contractual product for business clients, available for minimum volumes of 1,000 items and up (delivery within 4 to 5 business days)

Letter mail

 Product Max. format  Weight PRIO1)4) ECO2)4) ECO BUSINESS3)
S

L 235 mm x
W 162 mm x
H 5 mm

up to 20 g  1.00 0.81 0.78
M L 235 mm x
W 162 mm x
H 5 mm 
20 to 75 g 1.50 1.30 1.28 

Packets*

Product  Max. format  Weight PRIO1)4) ECO2)4) ECO BUSINESS3)

L 353 mm x
W 250 mm x
H 30 mm

up to 2 kg  3.00 2.70  2.68
M5) L 1.000 mm x
W 600 mm x
H 600 mm
up to 2 kg  4.50 4,25  -

 * Track and trace only available in connection with our basic products packet S and packet M.

1) PRIO (E+1) delivery time: E = day of posting, +1 means delivery on the following business day (except Saturday) for a minimum of  95% of all items.
2) ECO (E+2/3) delivery time: E = day of posting, delivery: 2/3 business days (except Saturday) after the day of posting; no additional services available (e.g., registered mail).
3) ECO BUSINESS (E+4/5) delivery time: E = day pof posting, delivery: 4/5 business days (except Saturday) after the day of posting. Requirements for ECO BUSINESS: postage paid as ECO BUSINESS letters, minimum posting volume 1,000 units, machine processability, may be posted at distribution centres only. No universal service, i.e., subject to VAT, no additional services (e.g., registered mail) available.
4) When posted at our branch network, in Österreichische Post letterboxes or with rural delivery staff as defined in our GTC, this service is part of universal services and as such exempt from VAT.
5) Packets M with L+W+H > 900 mm (or with any dimension larger than 500 mm) can only be posted with our item tracking option and as PRIO items.

Use the sizing template available in our download area as additional assistance for finding the correct format for your item.
 
Undeliverable letter mail items will be returned free of charge. For items that are not machine processable, we will charge the next higher rate. For information about machine processability, please see our brochure “Addressing: getting it right” available in the download area. You can also contact your customer advisor or our business hotline by calling 0800 212 212.

Registered mail and other additional services are available for our PRIO shipping option only.

Additional service Euro *
Item tracking1) 0.25
Registered mail  2.50 
Deliver to addressee only2) 2.20 
Advice of receipt2) 2.20 
Do not deliver to persons authorised to receive mail3) 1.50 
Sender information via text message or e-mail2)  0.10 

*) Rates for additional letter mail services exclude postage. VAT will be charged or not independently of the main service (associated peripheral services).
1) Track and trace available for all PRIO packets. However, no additional services are available when you choose track and trace. Item tracking is not available for items posted in tubes.
2) Available in combination with the additional service "registered mail" only
3) Available in combination with the additional services "registered mail" and "deliver to addressee only" only.

Other letter mail services Euro *
Poste restante (charged at the time of pickup)  1.00 
Item inquiry per item 4.00 

*) Rates for other letter mail services exclude postage. VAT will be charged or not independently of the main service.

If you post more than 2,500 items, you will benefit from the very best rates for your PRIO and ECO letter mail items by using preparatory services and discounts. The requirement is to post a minimum of 2,500 machine-processable letter-mail items (without additional services) at a distribution centre or postal branch for large volumes (see download area). The preparatory services listed below are available; you can combine them as needed.

  
No.  Preparatory service PRIO / ECO 
Notice of posting location/ time/volume 0.50 % 
2 (replaces no.1) Notice, distribution plan including posting location and volume 1.00 % 
Sorting by internal/external distribution centre 0.50 % 
4 (replaces no.3) Sorting by destination distribution centre (100,000 items and up)  1.50 % 
Exact weight information  0.50 % 
Early posting by 2:00 p.m. 0.50 % 
7 (replaces no.6) Early posting by 11:00 a.m. 0.75 % 

In addition to discounts for preparatory services, the following volume discounts are available: to benefit from them, use the documents provided in the download area below (special posting lists, notice templates and label templates). Please read the comprehensive information provided in the document "FAQ preparatory services".

Volume PRIO / ECO 
20,001 and up 0.50 % 
50,001 and up 1.50 % 
100,001 and up 2.50 % 
For services not considered universal services, a separate agreement is required. Please contact your customer advisor or call our business hotline at 0800 212 212.
Go to GTC

All relevant information is available under "GTC domestic letter mail", "product and rate overview - domestic PRIO letter mail items", "GTC - domestic ECO business letter mail" and "Product and rate overview - domestic ECO letter mail items".


Posting list downloads

PRIO letter posting list (available in German only)

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ECO letter posting list (available in German only)

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Letter mail rates downloads

Product information, additional letter mail services (available in German only)

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Brochure "Correct addressing" (available in German only)

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Letter mail sizing template (available in German only)

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Downloads discounts - detailed information and legal basis

FAQ preparatory services (available in German only)

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User information for labelling (available in German only)

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Set of 4, label for letter-mail dollies (available in German only)

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Set of 12, label template for A containers (available in German only)

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Label template for A containers (available in German only)

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Label template for letter-mail dollies (available in German only)

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Österreichische Post service locations for posting large volumes (available in German only)

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Mapping table, distribution areas (available in German only)

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Downloads discounts - documents required for posting

Posting list for machine-processable letters from the authorities with preparatory services (available in German only)

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Posting list for hybrid letters from the authorities with preparatory services (available in German only)

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Posting list for ECO letters with preparatory services (available in German only)

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Posting list for ECO BUSINESS letters with preparatory services (available in German only)

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Posting list for PRIO letters with preparatory services (available in German only)

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