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How Much Does USPS Express Mail Cost for Packages
On January 24, 2021, USPS declared the cost for sending via Priority Mail Express to remain unchanged from that of 2020, that starts at $26.35 as a non-flat rate for shipping a .5 lb delivery - based on the Zone the package is being shipped *
Previously, an announcment made January 27, 2019, expressed that USPS will not offer the option of sending boxes at flat rate box via Express Mail - and whose status is still "discontinued" as of the January 24, 2021 announcement.
Up until the 2019 date, the rate stood at $44.95.
To be sendable by the USPS: the flat rate applies to packages that are up to 70 pounds in weight and that have contents that fit within the USPS provided box - a container openable from the side (13-5/8" x 11-7/8" x 3-3/8") or the top (11" x 8-1/2" x 5-1/2").
* Amount represents among the least expensive of destination Zones and the cost may be considerably more for other Zones being shipped. Fees for other, heavier parcels are graduated by increments of weight by Zone.