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220 Priority Mail Express International

221 Description and Physical Characteristics

221.1 General

Priority Mail Express International service is a reliable high-speed mail service available to certain countries (see the Individual Country Listings for service availability). Priority Mail Express International service is available at designated Postal Service facilities authorized to accept domestic Priority Mail Express shipments.

221.2 Priority Mail Express International With Money-Back Guarantee Service

Priority Mail Express International With Money-Back Guarantee service offers a date-certain, postage-refund guarantee. This service is available only to the following countries:

  1. Australia.
  2. Canada.
  3. China.
  4. France (does not include Corsica and Monaco).
  5. Germany.
  6. Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  7. Hong Kong.
  8. Israel.
  9. Japan.
  10. New Zealand.
  11. Republic of Korea (South Korea).
  12. Singapore.
  13. Spain (does not include Canary Islands).
  14. Sweden.
  15. Switzerland.
  16. Thailand.

221.3 Priority Mail Express International Flat Rate Envelopes

Only USPS-produced Priority Mail Express International Flat Rate Envelopes are eligible for the Flat Rate price and are charged a flat rate regardless of destination. The maximum weight is 4 pounds. See the Individual Country Listings for countries that offer Priority Mail Express International service.

221.4 Priority Mail Express International Flat Rate Boxes

Only USPS-produced Priority Mail Express International Flat Rate Boxes are eligible for the Flat Rate price and are charged a flat rate regardless of destination. The maximum weight is 20 pounds. See the Individual Country Listings for countries that offer Priority Mail Express International service.

221.5 Physical Characteristics

221.51 Weight Limits

The maximum weight limit for Priority Mail Express International service is 70 pounds, but lower country-specific weight limits might apply. To determine the maximum weight limit for each country, see the Individual Country Listings.

221.52 Dimensions — Priority Mail Express International Parcels

Maximum size dimensions for Priority Mail Express International service vary by country and are noted in the Individual Country Listings. See Exhibit 231.23 for determining length or length and girth combined for rectangular and nonrectangular parcels.