Priority Mail Express


Priority Mail Express™ is our fastest service, with limited exceptions, available 365 days a year, with a money-back guarantee and overnight scheduled delivery to most U.S. addresses, including PO Boxes™. And you’ll save even more when you buy Priority Mail Express service online.

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  • Overnight scheduled delivery to most U.S. locations1
  • Free Package Pickup2 service at your door
  • Money-back guarantee1
  • Price includes proof of delivery signature record (if requested at time of purchase), and tracking information with USPS Tracking™ and up to $100 in insurance coverage3
  • Flat Rate pricing available4
  • No surcharges for fuel or Saturday, residential, and rural delivery
  • Sunday, holiday, and 10:30 a.m. scheduled delivery service available for a small fee

You can also use Priority Mail Flat Rate Boxes
and Envelopes ›

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Downloadable Pricing File 
Priority Mail Express - Retail

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1 For many major markets. Average number of days based on origin and destination.
2 For details on free Package Pickup, visit
3 Some restrictions apply. Visit for details.
4 For mailable items up to 70 lbs.

With Priority Mail Express™ service, you already get …

Insurance coverage up to $100.
USPS Tracking™ to see tracking updates, including date and time of delivery or attempted delivery.
Package Pickup to have your carrier pick up the package at your door.
Optional Hold For Pickup so customers can pickup valuable and perishable merchandise at a Post Office™ at either 10:30 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. based on origin or destination ZIP Code™.
A delivery record with recipient's signature can be requested at the time of mailing. Once requested, the signature is available online after delivery. It's provided by email using USPS Tracking™ 



You can add the following option online…

Insurance to get additional coverage from $101 to $5,000.



You can add the following options at a Post Office™…

Insurance for additional coverage from $101 to $5,000.
Return Receipt provides a postcard with recipient's signature. Purchased at the time of mailing, Return Receipt (Form 3811, by mail only) shows to whom the mail was delivered and the date of delivery, along with information about the recipient's actual delivery address. 
Collect on Delivery (COD) Recipient pays for merchandise and shipping when they receive the package. Must meet additional requirements.

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