USPS News & Information


Understanding Your Priority Mail® Options

Priority Mail offers multiple options for differing needs; know which one is right for you by downloading the “Understanding Your Priority Mail Options” brochure.

All Priority Mail options offer:

  • Delivery in 1 to 3 business days
  • No surcharges for fuel or residential, rural and Saturday delivery
  • Free Package Pickup
  • Free USPS Tracking® when you ship online and at retail locations
  • Includes up to $50 of insurance with most shipments
  • Free packaging from the USPS®
  • Access to USPS Commercial Base Pricing when using Endicia services

Priority Mail, Zone-based Service

  • Ideal for shipping lightweight packages
  • Priced by weight, size and distance

Priority Mail Flat Rate®

  • Ideal for shipping dense packages long distances
  • Priced by predefined package type

Priority Mail Regional Rate®

  • Ideal for shipping dense packages short distances
  • Priced by box size and destination

 To find out more about your Priority Mail Options download the “Understanding Your Priority Mail Options” brochure now.