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Who Pays Customs Fees, the Shipper or Recipient?
For international shipments, recipients are responsible for paying customs fees if the package contains items that qualify for that country's import taxes.
Can I Ship a Bowling Ball?
You can ship a bowling ball with any major carrier, but the US Postal Service is the cheapest option with their dimension-based Priority Mail Cubic service.
Can I Ship Aerosols with USPS?
You can ship aerosols with USPS! However, the type of service USPS allows you to purchase depends on whether your aerosols are flammable or non-flammable.
What Do I Do if USPS Lost My Package?
If you believe that USPS lost your package after waiting 7 days or more, you can file a missing mail search request and potentially file an insurance claim.
What are the USPS Maximum Weight Limits?
Check out our list of the USPS maximum weight limits for each domestic mail class, including First Class Package Service, Priority Mail, and Retail Ground.
Do I Need Customs Forms to Ship to Military Addresses?
No matter if you use shipping software or ship at the Post Office, USPS requires you to fill out customs forms when shipping to and from military addresses.
Does USPS Insurance Cover the Cost of Postage?
Your USPS insurance will cover your postage as well as the value of the contents in your package, as long as your claim doesn't exceed the maximum coverage.
Can I Use Package Services to Send Flats with USPS?
You are unable to ship flats with USPS in order to obtain a tracking number, since USPS treats flats as envelopes that can only be sent through the mail.
What Are the Days USPS Does Not Deliver?
USPS does not deliver regular mail on Sundays, and on the ten federal holidays such as New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Columbus Day, Christmas Day and more.
Can I Ship Lighters with USPS?
You can ship lighters with USPS as long as you obtain prior written approval first. You'll also be restricted to using ground transportation services only.
Does USPS Track Every Package and Envelope?
All USPS services come with free tracking included, and each package and envelope sent with USPS has a unique tracking number printed on the shipping label.
How Do I Ship the Scotch Flex and Seal Shipping Roll?
Have you ever heard of the Scotch Flex and Seal Shipping Roll? If you haven’t, you could be missing out on one of the coolest packaging innovations in recent memory...