is our fastest service. It offers guaranteed delivery service 365
days a year. We also offer Express Mail International Service to nearly
200 countries and territories, and we are the only company to offer
Express Mail Military Service to select APO and FPO addresses at domestic
Express Mail is the only overnight service delivered 365 days a
year, including weekends and holidays. Important letters, documents
and merchandise may be sent Express Mail. A full postage refund
is made for all domestic shipments delivered later than the guaranteed
commitment for that particular service.
To use Express Mail Next Day Service, you can take your shipment
to any designated Express Mail post office, generally by 5 p.m.;
deposit it in an Express Mail collection box; call for on-demand
pickup; or hand it to your letter carrier. Your local post office
can give you specific Express Mail acceptance times for your area.
Depending upon the destination, your mailing will be delivered to
the addressee by noon or by 3 p.m. the next day. Express Mail can
also be picked up at the destination post office as early as 10
a.m. the next day. We may not be able to reach some destinations
overnight. In this case, we provide guaranteed second day delivery
service. You can get information on the delivery status of your
mailing by calling 1-800-222-1811.
Express Mail is convenient to use. There are more than 40,000 post
offices and 26,000 Express Mail boxes in which you can deposit your
shipments. Also, your mail carrier can accept prepaid Express Mail
when your mail is delivered. On-demand pickup service is available
by calling 1-800-222-1811. We even supply you with mailing containers
(envelopes, boxes, and tubes) and the necessary mailing labels at
no additional charge. Customers find our 2-pound flat rate envelope
very convenient to use. Any amount of material that fits in the
envelope may be mailed in this special flat rate envelope. The rate
of postage is the rate charged for a 2-pound piece of Express Mail,
regardless of the weight of the material in the envelope.
Merchandise is automatically insured up to $500 against loss or
damage, and for a nominal fee, additional insurance can be purchased
up to $5000. The Waiver of Signature option cannot be used when
additional insurance above $500 is purchased. Compensation for loss
of negotiable items such as currency or bullion is limited to $15.
Document reconstruction insurance is also available. Payment can
be considered for reasonable costs incurred to reconstruct an exact
duplicate of a lost or damaged nonnegotiable document. As with all
claims, there are specific procedures, time limits, and qualifying
conditions to be followed. Contact your local post office or your
local Postal Service Consumer Affairs and Claims Office for more
Express Mail services include Express Mail Custom Designed Service,
Express Mail International Service, Express Mail Military Service,
and Express Mail Drop Shipment and Reshipment Services. You can
pay for Express Mail with stamps or postage meter strips or through
an Express Mail Corporate Account, or credit and debit cards may
be used. Also, in some cities, credit and debit cards may be used.
Call or visit your post office for details and rate information.