Global Express Guaranteed®(GXG™) service is an international expedited delivery service provided through an alliance with FedEx Corporation. It provides reliable, high–speed, guaranteed, and time–definite service from selected Post Office facilities in the United States to a large number of international destinations. (See Countries and Cities Served Section of Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide, for destination service commitments.) Global Express Guaranteed delivery service is guaranteed to meet the specified service standards or the postage paid may be refunded. For almost all network destinations, liability insurance is provided for lost or damaged shipments. See 215.5.
Documents and general correspondence (non–dutiable items) and non–documents (all dutiable items including merchandise) may be shipped using Global Express Guaranteed service. See 212 for classification and rate treatment of specific shipments based on content. The allowable contents for Global Express Guaranteed shipments may also be restricted by the destinating country. Refer to Publication 141 for the definition of allowable contents for each destinating country. Senders are responsible for determining if their item is allowable despite any statement made in Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Website, or by a Postal Service employee or the Postal Service’s agents.
Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service may be used for shipments that contain documents and general correspondence for which no duty is assessed by the customs authority of the destinating country, or for shipments that contain non-documents, or other merchandise for which duty may be assessed by the customs authority of the destinating country. Document packages are sealed against inspection by the Postal Service or other U.S. agencies and authorities. Shipments that contain non-documents or other merchandise for which duty may be assessed by the customs authority of the destinating country are not sealed against inspection under 39 U.S.C. 3623(d). These shipments are also subject to inspection by the Postal Service and its designated agents for purposes of aviation (air) security, and to determine that the contents are eligible for mailing and that the contents are adequately declared on the Global Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice to permit expedited customs clearance. All shipments (documents and non-documents) may also be subject to inspection in the destinating country for purposes of compliance with the customs requirements of the destinating country. See the listing of destinating countries in 213 for specific availability.