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International SAL Parcels​​
  
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​Surface Air Lifted (SAL) is one more premium mailing service from India Post where international mail is handled as surface mail in both India and the destination country  and as airmail between the two countries. The service is faster than surface mail while the cost is lower than airmail.

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​       Booking​ 

       SAL mail can be booked from all departmental post offices at present.​

​       Internet based Track & Trace System

       India Post provides online Track & Trace facility for SAL. 

​       SAL Network

      SAL service is available for 39 destinations across the globe.

​       ​Weight and Size Restrictions

​       The general maximum limit of weight for SAL Parcel is 20 kgs​​.​​

       Maximum:

       The length should not exceed 1.5 meter. The sum of the length and the greatest circumference measured in a direction other than the length should not              exceed 2 me​ter.​

​      Minimum:

      A parcel should have a surface measuring not less than 90mmX 140mm.​           

​      Compensation policy for SAL ​

       The compensation to be paid in respect of International SAL booked in Post Offices in India in case of loss / total theft / total damage are as under:

       For loss / total theft / total damage – Up to 40 SDR* per parcel and 4.50 SDR* per kg.                                                                         

       *at prevailing rates ​

       ​Click here to know more on International Mails​ ​
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​ ​ ​       The following items​ are not accepted under SAL:​
  • Anything which is sent​ in contravention of any enactment for the time being in force.
  • Any indecent or obscene printing, painting, photograph, lithograph, engraving, book or card, or any other indecent or obscene articles.
  • Any letter, postcard, newspaper, packet or parcel having on it or on the cover thereof, any words, marks or design of an indecent, obscene, seditious, scurrilous threatening, or grossly offensive nature.
  • Any explosive, inflammable, dangerous, filthy, noxious or deleterious substance.
  • Any Living creatures or other thing which is either noxious or likely to injure postal article in course of transmission by post or any officer.
  • ​Tickets proposal or advertisement or any other matter relating to a lottery except to the lottery organized or authorized by Government.

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Country wise Price List
​​​​ Sl. No.​​​​​​​​ Country​ Upto 250 gms​​​ ​​Additional 250 gms​​
​1Australia​​50175
2Austria62850
3Brazil562112
4Botswana65570
​​5Canada620101
6China45542
7Denmark64050
8Egypt52356
9Finland84154
10France70256
11Germany86458
12Great Britain82081
​13Greese51854
14Iran 54340
​15Italy59457
16Isreal59545
17Japan55556
18Kenya52656
19Malaysia43437
20Mauritius42954
21Mexico45796
22Morocco45572
23Netherlands60457
24New Zealand69094
25Norway86761
26Portugal75164
27Russia71048
28Saudi Arabia34542
29Spain65258
30Sweden79553
31Switzerland60552
32Seychelles33439
33Singapore43939
34South Africa51771
35Thailand42933
36USA465101
37UAE39934
38Uzbekhistan74666
​39Zimbabwe60671
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