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On July 14, 2024 - USPS fees for Express Mail REMAIN AT;
  • flat rate envelope (12-1/2" x 9-1/2") is $30.45
  • padded envelope (12-1/2" x 9-1/2") is $31.20 and...
  • legal envelope (15" x 9-1/2") costs $30.65

Express Mail - Price History
January 21, 2024 set costs at $30.45, $31.20 and $30.65 respectively
July 9, 2023 pricing strategy was at $28.75, $29.45 and $28.95
July 10, 2022 was at $26.95, $27.10, $27.50
Jan 9, 2022 then $26.95, $27.50 and $27.10
Jan 24, 2021 stood at $26.35, $26.95 and $26.50
Jan 21, 2018, these cost $24.70, $25.40 and $24.90
Jan 22, 2017 amounts were $23.75, $24.95 and $23.95 respectively.

Pre-dating this, all three were the same $22.95 set January 17, 2016.
Prior to January, 2016 an amount of $19.99 went into effect January `014.
Before which, there was an increase to $19.95 during January `013.
And reaching further rearward, consumers paid $18.95 for the service.

Express is just about the quickest way to send mail through the United States Post Office. And the USPS does claim overnight delivery for the service, offering a money back guarantee. Noting that weekend delivery may be an option with Sunday/Holiday delivery at an added charge.

To be sendable by the USPS: since Priority Mail Express envelopes are available freely at the Post Office, size restrictions are by what may fit in their standard issue sleeve.

Back in 1860, was the year the Pony Express began. Since then, the last half of the name has had its indelibly influence - spreading to other realms, however some customers even today might equate the two; even though, 'Priority Express Mail' is simply the re-monikering of what was formerly 'Domestic Express Mail' by the Post Office.

Since overnight delivery does not always take place on schedule, for various reasons, it is always a great idea to be as generous as possible with the expected delivery date and definitely have the package scanned before the delivery cut-off time.

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