Does Temu Ship To New Zealand? Yes, Here’s How

Does Temu Ship To New Zealand? Yes, Here’s How

Does Temu deliver to New Zealand? Yes, but only if you follow a very specific process for getting Temu packages shipped to New Zealand with zero trouble and minimal fees.

This post will walk you through that process step-by-step so you can get any Temu order shipped to your doorstep safely and inexpensively.

Temu is a Chinese-owned online marketplace that offers a wide variety of products at extremely low prices. Temu is headquartered in Boston, USA, and it’s become incredibly popular worldwide. Temu is currently the most downloaded free app on both the App Store and the Google Play Store.

Does Temu Ship To New Zealand?

No, Temu does not ship to New Zealand, and has no plans to in the near future.

Here’s a full list of the countries Temu ships to, which you’ll see when you reach the checkout page on Temu.com:

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Australia

Estonia

Latvia

Romania

Austria

Finland

Lithuania

Slovakia

Belgium

France

Luxembourg

Slovenia

Bulgaria

Germany

Mexico

South Korea

Canada

Greece

Netherlands

Spain

Croatia

Hungary

New Zealand

Sweden

Cyprus

Ireland

Norway

Switzerland

Czech Republic

Italy

Poland

United Kingdom

Denmark

Japan

Portugal

United States

What this means is if you don’t live in one of the countries above, there’s only one way to get your Temu orders shipped to you: by using a package forwarder.

Here’s how to get any item sold on Temu.com shipped to New Zealand.

How To Get Temu Items Shipped To New Zealand

There’s only one way to get Temu orders shipped to New Zealand: by using a package forwarder. A package forwarder is a company that will accept your Temu order in the United States and forward it on to your address in New Zealand. Here’s exactly how to do it.

Step 1: Choose A Package Forwarder

Choosing the right package forwarder is important, because the package forwarder you use determines how quickly you’ll receive your order and how expensive the shipping is. I spent hours researching fourteen of the best package forwarders and scored each of them on a variety of metrics. Here are the five primary metrics I looked at:

  1. Service Fees: How much they charge to accept and ship packages, including additional services like long-term storage, re-packing, package consolidation, and more.
  2. Monthly Fees: How much they charge in monthly fees, if anything.
  3. Pricing Transparency: How much they share about their shipping prices before I send my order to their warehouse.
  4. Speed: How quickly they process and ship out packages.
  5. Customer Service: How satisfied other users are with their service, and how quickly/thoroughly they respond to questions.

After reviewing the data, it was clear that Planet Express was the best package forwarder for my needs. Their customer service team responded to my questions quickly, they have thousands of 5-star reviews online, and their fees were consistently lower than the other package forwarders I researched.

To learn more about Planet Express—including a walkthrough of the Planet Express dashboard—watch the video below.

Here are a few other things I like about Planet Express:

  • Planet Express has a tax-free warehouse in Oregon, so you can avoid paying sales tax on your purchases.
  • Planet Express will consolidate multiple packages into a single shipment, significantly reducing shipping costs when you make multiple purchases.
  • Planet Express sends you free photos of your package as soon as it arrives at their warehouse.
  • Planet Express offers extremely cheap storage for your packages. Every package receives 10 days of free storage, but after that, Planet Express only charges one cent per pound per day. That means storing a 1-lb package in their warehouse for a month only costs $0.30!

Step 2: Ship Your Order To Planet Express 

After you sign up with Planet Express, you’ll receive a unique mailing address at their warehouse. When you go to make your purchase, then, you can just enter your Planet Express address instead of your home address as the shipping address.

If you’re not able to enter your home address as your credit card billing address, you should also be able to use your Planet Express warehouse address without any issues.

Step 3: Forward Your Package

As soon as your package arrives at Planet Express’ warehouse, they’ll send you photos of it to let you know it’s arrived. You’ll also be given a series of shipping options to choose from.

I find that there’s generally at least 4 shipping options corresponding to 4 different price-speed combinations. Sometimes there can be as many as 10+ shipping options—it just depends on the weight, size and value of your package.

You can choose whichever option you prefer and have your package sent out the same day.

Planet Express Shipping Options Canada
Four of the shipping options I was presented with for my order. There were much faster shipping options available as well, but I chose a slower, cheaper option, since I wasn’t in a rush.

My Personal Experience With Planet Express

I’ve used Planet Express more than a dozen times to ship packages to different parts of the world, and the experience has always been very smooth. Here’s how things went the last time I did it.

First, I placed my order and had it sent to my unique address at the Planet Express warehouse. Less than 48 hours later, I received an email from Planet Express letting me know that my order had arrived.

Second, I filled in Planet Express’ super-easy customs declaration form with the four pieces of information required:

  1. The item being shipped
  2. The number of items being shipped
  3. The value of the item
  4. Whether the item contains batteries
Planet Express Customs Declaration Canada

Third, I chose the shipping option I wanted from a list of eight options. Prices ranged from $6-$35 USD, plus insurance at an additional $2 USD, so I chose the cheapest option ($8 USD, including the insurance), and I was done. My package was shipped out the same day, and when it arrived, everything was in perfect shape.

The Costs (Customs & Duties)

In my experience, the price I paid ($6 USD + $2 USD in insurance) is pretty standard for shipping Temu packages from Planet Express to New Zealand. All import fees, taxes and duties will be included upfront in your Planet Express shipping fees, so you won’t need to pay anything when you receive your Temu package in New Zealand.

If you’re uneasy about how much you’ll have to pay to have your order shipped to New Zealand, I suggest using Planet Express’ shipping calculator to help you estimate the cost.

In Summary

Overall, shipping Temu items to New Zealand using Planet Express is surprisingly easy and smooth. The costs are low, and in my experience you’ll actually end up saving money, since Temu’s prices are often much lower than those of local retailers in New Zealand.

If you’re shopping on Temu.com, or any other retailer that doesn’t ship to New Zealand, I strongly recommend Planet Express.

Temu New Zealand FAQs

Is Temu available in New Zealand?

No, Temu does not deliver to New Zealand. To receive your Temu orders in New Zealand, you’ll need to use the package forwarder method described above.

Does Temu deliver to New Zealand?

No, Temu does not ship to New Zealand. Temu only ships to 36 countries around the world, which are listed in the table above. If you want to buy from Temu in New Zealand, you’ll need to place your order on Temu.com and get your items forwarded to you using Planet Express.

Does Temu ship to New Zealand for free?

No, Temu does not offer free shipping to New Zealand, since it doesn’t ship to New Zealand at all. Whether you’re in Wellington, Auckland or Christchurch, you’ll need to use the method described above to get your Temu orders shipped to New Zealand.

How does Temu deliver to New Zealand?

Temu doesn’t ship to New Zealand directly, but if you use Planet Express, they’ll ship your package with international couriers like UPS, DHL, and FedEx. Local couriers in New Zealand generally handle the final leg of the shipment, ensuring your package reaches your address safely.

How much does Temu shipping to New Zealand cost?

Temu doesn’t ship directly to New Zealand, but if you follow the process above and use Planet Express to get your Temu items shipped to New Zealand, you can expect the cost to be about $10 – $30 (including insurance), depending on the items you buy and how quickly you want them delivered.

How long does Temu take to ship to New Zealand?

Once Planet Express receives your items from Temu, they’ll ship them out within 24 hours, though it will normally take your package at least 5-7 business days to reach you in New Zealand. Planet Express will always offer you several different shipping options to choose from, with faster shipping methods being more expensive.

What items will Temu ship to New Zealand?

When you’re using a package forwarder like Planet Express, you can get virtually any Temu item shipped to New Zealand, including consumer electronics, clothing, home decor, beauty products, books, sports equipment, toys and games, jewelry, furniture, kitchen appliances, health and wellness products, automotive accessories, arts and craft supplies, musical instruments, pet supplies, gardening tools, collectibles, office supplies, fitness equipment, baby products, and more.

How can I pay for my Temu order from New Zealand?

You can pay for your Temu order with a credit card (Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Maestro, JCB, Discover, Diners Club), PayPal, Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm, Google Pay, Cash App Pay, and Temu gift cards.

If you’re not able to use any of those methods, you can take advantage of Planet Express’ Shop For Me service, where Planet Express will buy the product you want using their credit card, and you’ll pay them directly instead of paying Temu.

Can I buy Temu gift cards from New Zealand?

Yes, you can buy Temu gift cards from New Zealand using the same payment methods you would use to buy any other Temu product.

Where should I get my Temu order shipped to?

If you want to get your Temu order shipped to you in New Zealand, the easiest and cheapest way to do that is to have it shipped to Planet Express in the United States and have them forward it on to you in New Zealand. It may be tempting to get your order shipped somewhere else first, but Planet Express is the cheapest, safest method for ensuring you receive your items in perfect condition.

How do I contact Temu New Zealand?

Temu New Zealand does not have a direct telephone number, though you can reach them through their Contact Us page in the footer of Temu.com. You can also click the Messages button in the bottom-right of any page to get in touch with Temu New Zealand through live chat.



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