The United States Postal Service (USPS) has the largest delivery network in the US and offers reliable and affordable delivery services, both for individuals and businesses.
Get a USPS quote
Getting a USPS quote with Parcel Monkey is quick and easy. Simply enter your package details and the destination into our shipping calculator and you’ll see the cheapest USPS shipping rates available.
With four times the drop off locations of FedEx and UPS combined, there could not be a more convenient way to send a package and with our discounted USPS shipping rates you’ll pay less than you would at the Post Office.
USPS shipping costs
USPS shipping costs will vary depending on the weight and dimensions of your package, the destination and how quickly it needs to get there, but you can get a USPS quote and compare USPS shipping costs to other carries using our shipping calculator.
Whether you need the cheapest USPS shipping or the fastest, we’ll help you find a service that suits your budget and timescale.
To get started, simply enter the weight and dimensions of your package into our shipping calculator for an instant quote.
USPS international shipping
When you book with Parcel Monkey, you’ll receive exactly the same service as you would if you took your package to the Post Office, you’ll just pay less! Book your USPS international shipping service online and drop off your package at your local Post Office.
USPS shipping services
Here are some of the USPS shipping services you can choose from when you get a USPS quote with Parcel Monkey:
USPS domestic shipping
- USPS Priority Domestic – Provides fully tracked delivery to US domestic destinations in 1-3 business days.
- USPS Priority Express – For packages that require a slightly faster transit time, this service will deliver in 1-2 business days.
USPS international shipping
- First Class Package International – The cheapest USPS shipping service for international packages. Longer transit times, but fully tracked.
- USPS Priority Mail International – This is a mid-range USPS shipping service, offering faster transit times than First Class Package, but cheaper than Priority Mail Express.
- USPS Priority Mail Express International - The fastest USPS international shipping service available through our shipping calculator. Offering fully tracked delivery to destinations in Europe in 3 to 6 business days.
Please note that the transit times listed are estimates supplied by our carrier partner and are based on major destinations only. Remote areas could take a day or two longer.
When you book a USPS service through Parcel Monkey, you can follow the package in transit to delivery with USPS tracking. Find out more about USPS tracking here.
USPS delivery times
USPS delivery times depend on the level of service you book, but generally, USPS will deliver Monday-Friday before 5 pm (excluding public holidays). If you require a morning delivery, USPS Priority Express guarantees delivery by 10.30am.
Does USPS deliver on Saturdays?
USPS will offer Saturday deliveries for Priority Mail services.
USPS delivery times - US holidays
The USPS is closed for a number of US public holidays. To find out if USPS delivers on Presidents' Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day and other US public holidays see our table below.
USPS postal holidays 2020:
Below is a list of the 2020 post office holidays. Mail will not be delivered or sent on these days so please plan accordingly.
|New Year's Day||Wednesday, January 1 2020|
|Martin Luther King Day||Monday, January 20 2020|
|Washington's Birthday||Monday, February 17 2020|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 25 2020|
|Independence Day||Saturday, July 4 2020|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 7 2020|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 12 2020|
|Veterans Day||Wednesday, November 11 2020|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 26 2020|
|Christmas Day||Friday, December 25 2020|