When shipping a package, one of the first questions your recipient might ask is, "When will it get here?"

USPS offers a variety of service commitments for their shipping services, but it's important to note that many of these timeframes are only estimates 😉 For most services, USPS doesn't guarantee a delivery date, nor offer a refund for a late arrival.

We've broken down everything you need to know for each service below:

First Class Package

  • Estimated delivery within 1-3 business days
  • Subject to delays
  • No money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

Priority Mail (Weight-based, Cubic, Flat Rate, Regional Rate)

  • Estimated delivery within 1-3 business days
  • Subject to delays
  • No money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

Priority Mail Express

  • Guaranteed overnight delivery in urban areas
  • Guaranteed 2-day delivery in rural areas
  • Money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

Parcel Select Ground

  • Estimated delivery within 1-3 weeks
  • Subject to delays
  • No money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

Media Mail

  • Estimated delivery within 2-8 business days
  • Subject to delays
  • No money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

Simple Export Rate

  • Estimated delivery within 1-3 weeks, depending on the country
  • Subject to delays
  • Estimated delivery time does not include customs processing
  • No money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

First Class Package International

  • Estimated delivery within 1-3 weeks, depending on the country
  • Subject to delays
  • Estimated delivery time does not include customs processing
  • No money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

Priority Mail International

  • Estimated delivery within 6-10 business days, depending on the country
  • Subject to delays
  • Estimated delivery time does not include customs processing
  • No money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery

Priority Mail Express International

  • Estimated delivery within 3-5 business days, depending on the country
  • Money-back guarantee from USPS for late delivery to Australia, Canada, China, France (does not include Corsica and Monaco), Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Singapore, Spain (does not include Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Us pirates only have access to the same USPS tracking information as you, so we may not be able to provide the expected delivery date for your shipment 😅 You can check out the USPS Service Commitments tool to get the most accurate estimate!

Note: Due to COVID-19, all USPS shipping services (excluding domestic Priority Mail Express) are subject to extended service delays until further notice. Domestic USPS shipping services may take between 4-5 days (or longer) for delivery. International service commitments vary depending on the country, but you can review specific service disruptions here.

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