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Can I Get a Priority Mail Express International Refund?
Can I Buy Shipping Labels for Multiple Addresses?
Who Pays Customs Fees, the Shipper or Recipient?
Can I Ship a Bowling Ball?
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Does USPS Ship to Every Country in the World?
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How to Ship Snakes and Other Reptiles
If you want to ship snakes and certain reptiles, your choices are sparse—you’ll be limited to shipping with a third-party carrier that partners with FedEx.
How to Ship Live Birds and Poultry with USPS
You can ship live birds and poultry with the USPS, but there are certain boxes you'll need to use, items to include, and guidelines you'll need to follow.
How to Ship Ammunition
USPS prohibits the shipment of ammo, so you'll need to use another carrier like UPS or FedEx to do it. Learn how to ship ammunition and the restrictions.
USPS Media Mail: What It Is and When to Use It
USPS Media Mail is the most cost-effective way to send items such as books, vinyl records, videos, and other educational materials with US Postal Service.
How to Properly Pack Firearms for Shipment
To ensure safety and security, there are several regulations you'll need to follow whenever you package firearms. Learn how to properly pack firearms today!
How to Ship Firearms
You can ship firearms in the United States, but different carriers have different regulations, and you need to comply with local, state, and federal laws.
How to Ship Lithium Ion Batteries
Lithium ion batteries are categorized in Class 9 of Hazardous Materials. Learn how to ship lithium ion batteries and the regulations you'll need to follow.
The Fastest Way to Ship with Each Major Carrier
USPS, UPS, and FedEx all offer expedited shipping services. Learn about the fastest way to ship with each carrier and which will save you the most money!
How to Ship Coffee
When you ship coffee, the key is to fit as much in your package as possible and ship it quickly. Priority Mail Cubic is the answer...but should you wait?
How to Ship to Puerto Rico
It's not too different to ship to Puerto Rico as it is to ship anywhere else in the United States, but you'll need to properly fill out urbanization codes.
What are the Different USPS Zones?
The different USPS zones are determined by the number of miles a package travels from its origin point, not one area's physical location in the country.
The Cheapest Way to Ship to the US Virgin Islands
Like other US Territories, USPS will be the cheapest way to ship to the US Virgin Islands, with the best mix of affordable rates and quick delivery times.