Shipping to the Netherlands? Surface Air Lift, better known as SAL is a shipping service only available to the Netherlands. This service provides extra economical delivery at a less moderate speed. Send any item via SAL as long as they meet the size and weight requirements, are properly packaged, and are not considered a dangerous good or a prohibited in the country of destination.


The Netherlands only

Physical characteristics
Maximum Dimensions

  • Length: no dimensions may exceed 1.5 m
  • Girth: must not exceed 3 m
  • Weight: must not exceed 30 kilos

Minimum dimensions

  • Must not be smaller than the minimum size prescribed for letters (9 x 14 cm). The length shall be at least equal to the width multiplied by 1.4


  • Goods (commercial value)
  • NO Correspondence allowed in the package

Delivery standard

Within two weeks


All parcels leaving the country require three copies of a Customs Declaration form (CN23) and one copy of a Dispatch Note (CP71).


Insurance is available upon request.

Dangerous goods

  • Explosives
  • Toxic substances
  • Infectious substances
  • Biological samples
  • Radioactive materials
  • Flammable materials
  • Corrosives
  • Oxidizers
  • Organic Peroxides
  • Illegal substances
  • Gases

Prohibited items

  • Cash money

Rates Surface Air Lifted Parcels (SAL)*
Calculate costs for all Surface Air Lifted Parcels services provided by Cpost International.All prices are target prices and subject to change* Only available for the Netherlands.
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