About alcoholic beverages delivery

The delivery method of alcoholic beverage varies depending on the degree of alcohol of the content. 

In addition, there may be import restrictions depending on the destination country, please confirm before purchase. 

Drinks with 24% alcohol content or less are delivered by Japan Post

Wine / Japanese sake / Beer

Beverage less than 24% ABV

ex:Wine / Japanese sake / Beer

Japan postal (EMS/international parcel post etc.)

Deliver by Japan postal service (EMS/international parcel post etc.).

Drinks with 24.1% alcohol content or above are delivered by DHL

Whisky / Cognac / Brandy

Beverages more than 24.1% ABV

ex:Whisky / Cognac / Brandy


Send by DHL.

When sending alcoholic drink to China/Taiwan by DHL, please check the following details.

Delivery to China with DHL

Multiple bottles will be separated into several packages

Multiple bottles will be separated into several packages

DHL is unable to ship packages containing more than one bottle of alcoholic content to China.
If more than one bottle of alcohol beverage contained in 1 box, they will be distributed into different boxes separately.

Delivery to Taiwan with DHL

Adjusted and delivered within the range of personal limit

Adjusted and delivered within the range of personal limit

There is a limit to the quantity of alcoholic beverages per person when shipping to Taiwan by DHL.
If multiple products have been purchased, the shipping date may be adjusted to ensure each package adheres to the above rules and able to clear customs.

Other limitations

Please be aware that the following countries have special delivery restrictions.

  • ▶︎ Countries that can only be shipped via DHL

    DHL only (all alcoholic beverages below 60% ABV)

    Austria / Finland

    All alcoholic beverages
  • ▶︎ Countries that can only be shipped via Japan Post

    Alcohol at 24% ABV or below can only be delivered via Japan Post (Alcohol above 24% ABV cannot be shipped overseas)

    Belgium / Germany / Luxembourg / Vietnam

    Alcohol with 24% degree or less only
  • ▶︎ Countries where alcoholic beverages are not allowed to import

    The countries below prohibit the import of alcoholic beverages, therefore customers may need to send alcohol beverages domestically within Japan.

    [WARNING] If any Mercari items are included in a package, delivery within Japan will not be possible.

    Argentina / Belarus / Brazil / Brunei / Cambodia
    Canada / Guam / India / Italy / Philippines / Russia
    Saudi Arabia / United States of America / France / Sweden

    Import prohibited

About beverage packaging when shipping via DHL

Delivered in double packaging

DHL use unique packaging standards in order to avoid damage to other item during shipping. 
If packaging could not meet the following packaging standards, DHL will refuse to accept the item, therefore Buyee will follow the packaging standard when packing and shipping items. 

Shipping boxes will be piled up with buffer material, therefore the weight and size of packaging are heavier and larger than usual box. 

Appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

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  • Plan program fees in regard to insured delivery and inspection do not include optional service charges such as Consolidation fee, Protective Packaging fee, and Special Packaging fee, etc., which will be charged additionally.
  • There might be a domestic shipping fees charged by the seller/store. Please check each seller/store`s information page for more details.
  • If the consumption tax is already included, it will be charged when you win the bid/place the order.
  • Campaigns and other discounts are not applied to the estimated fee.