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Compare prices for shipping to Oman from the US
If you want to post a package from the US to Oman, you can compare shipping prices from international couriers like DHL and FedEx using our shipping calculator. We can provide you with a choice of services so if your package is urgent or you need the cheapest delivery service, you can book it in just a few clicks.
Book Shipping with DHL Oman
DHL is known as a global shipping expert and with good reason. We offer DHL eCommerce, a tracked mail service designed for the eCommerce market and often used by those selling on eBay and who need cheap shipping to send items to their buyer.
You can book this DHL service online, print the label and shipping documents, attach to the box and drop off at any USPS Post Office. It will then be sent to a sorting depot, DHL will label the box with the correct international delivery address and ship it to Oman. The final delivery will be made by Oman Post Office, but please provide a working contact number for the recipient as often it is more convenient for them to go and pick up the package.
FedEx Oman Shipping
Packages that require a fast delivery or that contain important or time-sensitive items should be sent using a fully tracked express courier like FedEx. You can get a shipping price for FedEx to ship your package to Oman using our shipping calculator and choose International Drop Off or Pickup. FedEx will then come and collect your package either from your home or work address, or the FedEx store you have dropped into.
Transit times to Oman are quicker with FedEx as the package will be delivered in just 2-5 working days.
Oman Online Shopping and eCommerce
The population of Oman sits at approximately 4.6 million of which about 2.1 million of them are expatriates. Expats often drive the numbers of packages being shipped from overseas by businesses and relatives as does online shopping.
Oman is a middle-income country, but with a relatively small population and there is no high-value consumer market beyond the capital area Muscat. The educated and largely bilingual workforce are familiar with buying goods from international suppliers and have their products delivered by premium couriers such as DHL and FedEx.
The money spent on online shopping in the Middle East is growing and by 2020 Oman is expected to have 12% share of the market in the region, which is understandable as 75% of the population are internet users. YouTube is the most preferred social media channel at 63% ahead of Instagram and Facebook.
Consumers in Oman use the internet to shop for clothes and beauty products and use websites such as eBay and Aliexpress to order products. Vehicle-related websites are often bought from by consumers in Oman looking to purchase auto spares from the United States
Customs advice for shipping to Oman
The Royal Oman Police (ROP) - Directorate General of Customs provides a convenient and fast clearance of goods for trading communities & various stakeholders. For more details, visit the website of the Royal Oman Police.
You should provide a detailed overview of your package contents and the correct value of each item. You should also provide a local working number so that the recipient can be contacted if any Customs Duty is owed or the package needs to be picked up from a Post Office for tracked mail services.
All items offensive to the Muslim culture or sensitive to the Middle East security situation are prohibited. These include pork products, religious publications/figures, imitation firearms/paraphernalia, and military uniforms.