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Prêt-à-Expédier® From Overseas Territories to metropolitan France, regional Overseas and World.

Express (international) France FOD Europe World

Looking for an all-inclusive package for fast delivery of your parcels from Overseas?

Benefit from Chronopost Prêt-à-Expédier® for the express delivery of your documents and goods around the world and to metropolitan France and Overseas territories.

Detailed features


Maximum weight: 1 kg
- documents only -

(to metropolitan France and Monaco, regional Overseas, and internationally)




Padded envelopes: 2 kg
(to metropolitan France only and Monaco)

Chronopéi®/Chronopeyi® boxes adapted to the transport of perishable foodstuffs (fruit/vegetables)*: 3 kg, 6 kg and 12 kg
(to metropolitan France only and Monaco)     




Express delivery of your parcels is completed within a lead time of:
● 3 days to metropolitan France and Monaco
● 1 to 2 days to regional Overseas territories (for example, 1 day from Fort-de-France to Pointe-à-Pitre)
● 4 to 6 days to the rest of world
For deliveries from Mayotte, the lead time can be extended by one day.
For information on delivery times by destination, consult the country sheets.


Chronopost provides its service from Overseas territories (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Réunion, Guyana or Mayotte) for deliveries to metropolitan France, Corsica and Monaco, regional Overseas territories, and 230 countries and territories.


Prêt-à-Expédier® drop-off is available from Monday to Saturday morning at the post office or a 
Chronopost depot. Chronopost carries out its deliveries from Monday to Friday. Parcels dropped off on Saturday are processed the following Monday.


For delivery in metropolitan France or Overseas territories: 
In the event the recipient is absent, your parcel will be held for 14 days at the post office or Chronopost depot or 7 days at one of the 9,000 Pickup points in metropolitan France. 

For the rest of the world: 
Your parcel will be held 8 and 10 days at the local depot according to the destination country.


Ad Valorem Insurance

You can insure the transported goods up to €5,000 per parcel in the event of loss or damage, including cases of force majeure, upon presentation of receipts (insurance options: €500 - €1000 - €2000 - €5000). The insurance does not cover restricted goods and documents, wrongful conduct by the sender or consignee, defects affecting the item shipped, or improper packaging. For more information, please consult our General Terms and Conditions of Sale - Chronopéi.




Generally speaking, the following goods are prohibited:
- any goods covered by national or international regulations on hazardous products, such as, but not limited to, munitions, gases, flammable, radioactive, toxic, infectious or corrosive materials and all items which, due to their nature or packing, may be dangerous for drivers or handling staff, the environment or the safety of transport vehicles or could damage or harm the other parcels carried, vehicles or third parties;
- jewellery, watches and clocks, precious stones and metals, coins, currency, bank notes, financial stock, securities or payment instruments, bills of exchange, gift vouchers, telephone cards or equivalent and, generally, any paper document or document on another type of medium used to make a fungible payment and/or governed by cash transportation regulations,
- Animals or living persons or corpses, plants, goods under controlled temperatures or perishable foodstuffs and all excise goods under suspension of duties,
- Firearms, weapons of war or collector’s weapons, loaded or unloaded, drugs, psychotropics, works of art, antiques, publications or audio-visual materials prohibited by any applicable laws or regulations,
- Tender bids, pre-qualification files for the award of procurement contracts and exam sheets.