U. S. P. S. Domestic Shipping Methods
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Media Mail Parcel
This method may be selected if you order only reading or religious education items. These include all books, magazines, CDs, cassettes, videos, DVDs, slides, maps, charts, and flannel graphs. Media Mail cannot be used if you order even one of the following: bulletins, vials, note cards, certificates, or priesthood supplies.
Parcel Select Ground
This method may be selected if you order any non-book items such as bulletins, vials, note cards, certificates, or priesthood supplies.
Priority Mail (1-3 Days)
Priority Mail may be selected for any items. Items are usually delivered within 3 days. For Priority Mail over 1 pound, the postage rate is determined by how far the package travels to get to its destination: the farther it travels, the more you pay in postage. There is no minimum weight, and the maximum weight is 70 pounds.
Priority Mail Express (1-2 Days)
Priority Mail Express may be selected for any items. It is the fastest but most expensive mail service offered by the U. S. Postal Service. It provides guaranteed expedited service for any mailable matter. Priority Mail Express delivery is offered 365 days a year, including Sundays and holidays. If getting your mail there overnight is your highest priority, then Priority Mail Express is the best choice.
Priority Mail Express rates are based on the weight of the piece, without regard for how far the piece travels. There is no minimum weight, and the maximum weight is 70 pounds.
First-Class Mail may be selected for any items. There is no minimum weight and the maximum weight is 13 ounces. Over 13 ounces, First-Class Mail becomes Priority Mail.