Japan Post has advised that the country is experiencing heavy rains and massive flooding. Economy parcels 1. If a parcel has a dutiable value (the total amount obtained by adding the postage and insurance charge to the value of the contents) in excess of 200,000 yen (JPY), recipients are requested to pay special fees on customs clearance to Japan Post as of 1 October 2016. Bare in mind, this was on the 23rd when the package was given to the post office. International Mail Service Suspensions (other than GXG®) Updated: December 18, 2020. Temporary suspension of acceptance and delivery delays of mail items destined to various countries/territories April 1, 2020 The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused many countries/territories to take measures such as stopping acceptance of inbound postal items as well as considerable suspension and reduction of flights from/to Japan. Yamato Transport started the service in the 1970s and remains the market leader with their Takkyubin service. It's just slower and some countries aren't accepting right now. if (document.MAX_used != ',') document.write ("&exclude=" + document.MAX_used); Postal Services to Japan subject to delay: 2018.09.05: Postal Services to Japan subject to delay: 2018.07.13: Postal Services to Japan subject to delay: 2018.06.01: Change of Official Web Addresses of Thematic Websites of Hongkong Post: 2018.05.18: Postal services to United States subject to delay… [CDATA[ The Postal Service™ is temporarily suspending international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The estimated delivery time is the total transit time of your packages. Japan's postal service is suspending mail to the US as of Friday, April 24, 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and the USPS put "air to sea diversion" in effect. For destinations in the western United States or in remote regions, the transit time may be considerably longer.