International Mail

There are a number of options available for shipping items outside the U.S. Costs and service times vary widely. It is difficult to estimate how long a letter or package will take to reach a certain destination. Some countries are equipped with very good postal systems, and others with very poor ones.

Since Mail Services must properly complete necessary export documents, please inform us concerning the contents of any large envelopes or boxes that contain more than just documents.

M-Bag

Description:
An Airmail M-Bag should be used if you are sending a large quantity of books or any other type of printed matter to a single destination.
Delivery Time:
These bags are shipped by air mail. Delivery times average between 4-8 weeks for airmail.
Cost:
The cost is based on a per pound basis. 
Restrictions:
For most countries, there is a 66-pound weight limit per sack.
Special Instructions:
Pack the material very securely in boxes, separate the books from the printed matter, and label the boxes. We will place the boxes in large bags and send them out.
IF THERE IS ANY TIME SENSITIVITY INVOLVED, WE ADVISE AGAINST USING M-BAG SERVICE, AS IT OFTEN TAKES MORE THAN 2 MONTHS TO REACH ITS DESTINATION.

Airmail

Description:
First Class Airmail provides fast and economical worldwide delivery for packages weighing up to 4 pounds.
Delivery Time:
Airmail deliveries usually arrive at their destination within 4-8 days.
Cost:
Cost varies depending on the country and weight of the mail piece. 
Restrictions:
Maximum weight limit of 4 pounds.

International Priority Mail

Description:
International Priority Mail is a level of service that lies between Airmail and Express Mail. It is an airmail service that provides customers with a reliable and economical means of sending packages of up to 70 pounds in weight to over 190 countries and territories worldwide.
Delivery Time:
3-5 days
Cost:
This service is good value for time sensitive items, as it costs only slightly more than Airmail, and arrives in 3-5 days.
Restrictions:
Maximum weight limit of 70 pounds.

Express Mail

Description:
Express Mail is the most expensive, but also the fastest service offered by USPS for international shipments.
Delivery Time:
2-3 days for most countries in the world.
Cost:
Cost varies depending on the weight of the mail piece and the country it is being sent to.
Restrictions:
There is a weight limit of 44 pounds for most countries.

 

 

 

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