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What is Parcel Monkey?
Parcel Monkey is the easy to use price comparison website for sending packages in the US and overseas.
Our clever shipping calculator will give you an instant quote to ship your package, help you find discounted rates with top couriers and compare prices to find the best deals.
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What is UPS Ground?
UPS ground is a domestic shipping service for sending packages and boxes in the US and Canada. It offers generous size and weight limits and is particularly cost-effective for shipping large and heavy items.
If you’re sending a large box from one state to another, UPS Ground is likely to be your cheapest option.
Delivery times are generally 2-5 business days, so it's not an express shipping service, but you won't pay express prices either.
Your package will be fully tracked to delivery and you'll have the option to have it collected or you can drop it off at a local UPS drop off point.
Your questions about UPS Ground answered:
What’s the max weight for UPS Ground?
Packages/boxes can be up to 130lbs in weight, 165 inches in length and girth combined and 108 inches in length.
How long does UPS Ground take?
UPS Ground is not an express service, however, delivery times can be as quick as 2 days, depending on where you’re shipping from and to. Generally, when you book UPS Ground, you should allow 2-5 business days for your package to be delivered.
What is faster than UPS Ground?
If you’re looking for a service that’s faster than UPS Ground, USPS Priority Mail may be a bit quicker, but the weight limit only goes up to 70lbs, so if you’re sending a box that’s heavier than that, you’ll need to consider an express service with UPS or FedEx. Both of these shipping companies offer overnight shipping services which can cater for large packages.
How much is UPS ground shipping?
The cost of sending a package with UPS ground will depend on the size and weight of the item you're sending and where you're sending it from and to. However, if you put your package details into our shipping calculator, you'll get an instant price for ground shipping and be able to compare prices from different couriers.
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UPS Ground alternatives
If you’re looking for an alternative to UPS Ground, then the following US ground services are similar.
Service availability may vary depending on where you're shipping from and to. Use our shipping calculator to check which services ship to your destination.Get a quote