AmazonGlobal now ships free to India and Singapore

Amazon Global, the international shipping arm of the US web giant Amazon.com now has included some extra Asian countries to its list of places it delivers globally to, notably Singapore and India.

Does Amazon Ship to India and Singapore?

Yes. Amazon has an international site called Amazon Global. Here it is possible to find all the products that will ship to India and Singapore, as well as all the other countries in the world that they do.

Can I get free shipping from Amazon Global?

Amazon do offer free international delivery if your purchase meets certain requirements. Usually these requirements are the amount you spend, a minimum spend, but free shipping can also be available at the choice of the individual seller.

One condition is, as with all free worldwide shipping on Amazon.com, that you have to purchase over $125 USD for Saver Shipping, although free shipping order minimums vary by country and are quoted in USD, US Dollars. As ever, you have to search or find the product that you wish to shop for through AmazonGlobal, otherwise it might be ineligible.

If it is available remember to choose the Free AmazonGlobal Standard Shipping option at checkout, this will become automatically available if the purchase qualifies.

Shipping costs.

AmazonGlobal shipping costs to India can be found in the table below.

India Standard Shipping

Product Category Per Shipment Per Item
Books, VHS videotapes $3.99 $3.50*
CDs, DVDs, Music Cassettes, Vinyl $3.99 $3.50*
**Jewelry, Watches $3.99 $4.50/lb
**Automotive, Baby, Computers, Electronics, Home, Personal Care, Kitchen, Outdoor Living, Sports, Tools, Toys, Clothing Items, Shoes $3.99 $4.50/lb
Any combination of the above items $3.99 As above

Singapore expedited shipping

Standard shipping is not available for purchases from Singapore. So the shipping costs are below. 

Product Category Per Shipment Per Item
Books, VHS videotapes $13.99 $5.99*
CDs, DVDs, Music Cassettes, Vinyl $13.99 $3.99*
**Jewelry, Watches, Clothing Items, Shoes $13.99 $4.99
Kindle or Kindle Accessories $8.99 $2.99
**Automotive, Baby, Computers, Electronics, Home, Personal Care, Kitchen, Outdoor Living, Sports, Tools, Toys $13.99 $2.49/lb
Any combination of the above items $13.99 As above

Note: ** Expedited Shipping is available for addresses in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan.

How do I find items that ship to my overseas address?

  1. Visit AmazonGlobal
  2. Select your home country from the choose your location option.
  3. Search Amazon for the products you wish to buy (Only those eligible for delivery to your address will appear)
  4. Select, add to cart and proceed through checkout in the usual way.

You may still be required to pay import duties and taxes.

Remember that you may still be eligible to pay import duty, although they will estimate the import fee at checkout and provide customs clearance on your behalf, and it is your responsibility to ensure that the items can be exported to your destination of choice.

Amazon will now ship to over 120 countries worldwide.

Is it safe to order from Amazon to India and Singapore?

  • Yes, Amazon offer safe and secure payments, so they protect your personal and payment details.
  • They have a returns process and you can take up any issue with customer service and get a refund if you are not happy.

Amazon Global say:

"With FREE AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping, you receive free shipping to India and Singapore if your order includes at least $125 of qualifying merchandise, excluding the Import Fees Deposit, gift-wrap charges, duties, and taxes. Most products shipped using the AmazonGlobal Program that are sold by Amazon.com are eligible for AmazonGlobal Saver. Items 20 lb. or more, certain oversize items, e-documents, software downloads, music downloads, Kindle devices and accessories, and gift cards don't qualify."

You can also shop AmazonGlobal to Asia Pacific countries using the Amazon App, this is available for download through your smartphone's app store.

This article was updated 13/02/2020 to include new information and up to date prices.