Is it possible to ship packages containing alcoholic beverages?
Alcoholic beverages can be purchased on Buyee.
Beverages exceeding 24% alcohol by volume (ABV) must be shipped via DHL.
Please check DHL's shipping fees here.
Examples of alcohol exceeding a 24% ABV include whisky, brandy, and shochu.
A bottle containing more than 5 liters of an alcoholic beverage cannot be shipped. (Please note that shipping to China falls under different regulations).
Please be aware that DHL will be unable to ship alcoholic beverages to China in the following situations:
・If the package contains more than 2 bottles of alcoholic beverages and the total value exceeds 145 USD.
・If the package contains 1 bottle of an alcoholic beverage and more than 1 other item (i.e. glass etc) and the total value exceeds 145 USD.
Please be aware that the following countries have special delivery restrictions:
・DHL only (all alcoholic beverages below 60% ABV)
・Alcohol below 24% ABV can only be shipped via Japan Post (Alcohol above 24% ABV cannot be shipped overseas)
The countries below prohibit the import of alcoholic beverages, therefore customers may need to send alcohol beverages domestically within Japan.
United States of America