USPS Shipping Prices, Tracking & Arrival Notified by Email

USPS – United States Postal Service is one of the service which is used by millions for sending or receiving Letters, Parcels, Posts etc all around the world and the main reason for which everyone goes with this service is the backup of United States Postal Inspection Service which secures the whole Nations mailing system. Another good reason why most people opt for this service is the cost value offered when compared to other similar service providers like UPS, Fedex, BlueDart etc.

USPS Express MailUSPS offers mainly 4 different types of services for people who are looking to send something as listed below :

  • Express Mail
  • Priority Mail
  • First-Class Mail
  • International Shipping

Each of this above listed services offer different features at different rates along with different delivery times. Now lets have a look at the prices.

USPS Prices

  • The Express Mail Service offers a Average Delivery Time of Overnight, most locations with a starting Price From $13.65.
  • The Priority Mail Service offers a Average Delivery Time of 1 – 3 days with a starting Price From $4.90.
  • The First-Class Mail offers a Average Delivery Time of 1 – 3 days with a starting Price From $0.44.
  • The Parcel Post offers a Average Delivery Time of 2 – 8 days with a starting Price From $4.90.
  • The Media Mail Service offers a Average Delivery Time of 2 – 8 days with a starting Price From $2.38.
  • The Library Mail Service offers a Average Delivery Time of 2 – 8 days with a starting Price From $2.26.
  • The Global Express Guaranteed Service offers a Average Delivery Time of 1-3 days with a starting Price From $33.95.
  • The Express Mail International Service offers a Average Delivery Time of 3 – 5 days with a starting Price From $26.95.
  • The Priority Mail International Service offers a Average Delivery Time of 6-10 days with a starting Price From $11.45.
  • The First-Class Mail International Service comes at a starting Price From $0.75.

How to Track USPS Parcel

In order to track the delivery or arrival or your package you have sent to someone through the USPS you need to check out the official website. Once your mail is shipped through the USPS office, it takes somewhere around 24-48 Business Hours for them to update the tracking system initially. The initial update has the Mail Class, Services opted along with the package like Insurance & the current status of the shipment as shown below.

Label/Receipt Number: EG04 3095 495U S
Class: Express Mail International®
Service(s): Insured
Status: Into Foreign Customs

The Tracking Code is the Receipt Number which is given to the consignee when the order is confirmed and you can directly search in Google with the 11 digit Alpha-Numeric Code and it will give you a link to the tracking code which will display you all the results directly as shown below.

Google Track USPS Package

Alternatively you can directly visit this tracking link at USPS.com, which can be used to find the current status of your shipment. On the very same page you will find a link to ‘Track & Confirm by email – Get current event information or updates for your item sent to you or others by email.’ Click on this link which will redirect to a new page where you will be asked to Enter your First Name, Last Name & your email address for Receiving Automatic email notification with details for item number.

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Comments

  1. Hi,
    Indeed i checked a lot of times while i purchased some items in amazon
    They have very good update option in tracking
    They made every movement where my item is available :)

    Thats too good!

    Thanks

  2. @Amit

    Do all the USPS mail packages(especially priority mail) provide tracking(step by step)?

  3. Is the USPS price same for sending the parcel to anywhere around the world?

  4. hi, i send a gift to my sister on feb 2nd from US to punjab (india). as its a first class mail from usps. they don’t give any tracking number but i have a date on my receipt that estimated delivery is at 10th…she still didn’t received it yet. im so worried that she has to wait for months to get it. is there any chance i can know how to get information about my parcel.

  5. Piyush Bothra says:

    I am ordering a blackberry torch via ebay.com from USA. I am located in India. They are giving me USPS First Class Mail International service. all i want to know is the courier charges and the landed cost of same at my door including custom duty and other expenses.

    Please guide
    its urgent.

    Thanks and regards
    Piyush Bothra

  6. K.Praveen says:

    Hi,

    My friend sent some stuff from USA , ILLINOIS on march-19 still it is not reached to me , can i know how to trace this one.

    There is chance to struck in custome’s office?

  7. kishore kumar says:

    i want to take 20000 pcs botton & total usd 1000 from china so please tell me , how can pay the duty

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