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All USPS Shipping Rate Discounts For 2021

Saving you money on USPS shipping rates is what Easyship does. Here's the secret behind the savings.
All USPS Shipping Rate Discounts For 2021
Ian Heinig

By Ian Heinig

 

June 11, 2021

Ever wonder if you’re overpaying for USPS shipping? If you buy shipping labels from USPS.com or the local Post Office, you unfortunately are.

Shipping rates are like shopping at CostCo. You always get better prices from wholesalers than retailers. This is why the cheapest rates for USPS are available only from USPS partners like Easyship.

Yes, when you ship with Easyship you get instant access to our 'wholesale' discount. As the favorite shipping solution for 10,000+ happy merchants, Easyship brings USPS a ton of business. As a reward, USPS gives Easyship Commercial Plus Pricing (CPP) which are pre-negotiated rates that are up to 89% off retail. Most importantly, these are the lowest possible rates for USPS, anywhere. We pass these discounts on to you without any markup, surcharges, or minimum order amounts.

You might ask yourself: exactly how much do you save on USPS shipping rates with Easyship?

Today we show you all the USPS services offered with Easyship, plus your exact discount amount. And if you’re ready to start saving, here’s where you can create your free Easyship account.

Domestic USPS Shipping Services & Rate Discounts

With a reliable network and market-low prices, USPS is the go-to for many small businesses when it comes to both domestic and international shipping. Here’s the rundown of every domestic USPS shipping service available on Easyship.

Plus, here are exact rate discounts for each USPS shipping service with Easyship.

First Class Mail

Economy basic shipping for items weighing less than one pound (16oz). This is the cheapest but slowest USPS shipping service. Learn more about First Class Mail.

  • Cheapest USPS service for small items
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Insurance of $50 included
  • Free tracking
  • Save 24% on First Class with Easyship

First Class Signature

For lightweight shipments (1 pound or less) with delivery confirmation included. The shipment is only released once signed for by the recipient.

  • Cheapest shipping with signature confirmation
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Insurance up to $50/1000 included
  • Free tracking with signature updates
  • Save 20% on First Class Signature with Easyship

Priority Mail

A faster premium shipping service for items weighing half a pound or more. Shipment rate is determined by package weight, size, and distance to delivery. Learn more about Priority Mail.

  • Rarely the cheapest option
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Insurance up to $100 included
  • Free tracking
  • Save 18% on Priority Mail with Easyship

Priority Mail Signature

For faster delivery with signature confirmation. Useful for shipping high-ticket or precious items. USPS only releases packages to the recipient once signed for. Learn more about Priority Mail Signature.

  • Rarely the cheapest option
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Insurance of $100 included
  • Free tracking
  • Save 17% on Priority Mail with Easyship

Priority Mail Express

The fastest USPS delivery service available. Guaranteed “overnight” 1-day delivery to urban areas. Guaranteed 2-day delivery to rural areas. Learn more about Priority Mail Express.

  • Fastest USPS service available
  • Guaranteed delivery in 1-2 business days, location depending
  • Insurance of $100 included
  • Free tracking
  • Money-back guarantee for late deliveries
  • Save 13% on Priority Mail Express with Easyship

Priority Mail Flat Rate

The cheapest way to ship large, heavy items over great distances. Flat Rate services charge a fixed fee for any shipment under 70 pounds. Rate determined by size of box/envelope size. Learn more about USPS Flat Rate.

  • Cheapest for large, heavy items under 70 pounds
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Insurance of $100 included
  • Free tracking
  • Choose the Flat Rate box/envelope that fits your item
  • Save 6-13% on Flat Rate with Easyship, size depending

Priority Mail Express Flat Rate

Faster delivery for Flat Rate shipments. Available for all packages under 70 pounds for a fixed price. Rate determined by box size.

  • Cheapest expedited delivery service for large, heavy items under 70 pounds
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Insurance of $100 included
  • Free tracking
  • Choose the Flat Rate box/envelope that fits your item
  • Save 13% on Express Flat Rate with Easyship

International USPS Shipping Services & Rate Discounts

What’s the cheapest way to ship internationally? USPS is often the cheapest way to send packages outside the US. Here are the international shipping services and savings USPS offers.

First Class Mail International

The cheapest way to ship internationally. Items must weigh 4 pounds (64oz) or less. Learn more about First Class International.

  • Cheapest international USPS service
  • Delivery in 1-4 weeks
  • Insurance available for purchase
  • Tracking included to developed countries
  • Save 5% on First Class International with Easyship

Priority Mail International

Faster premium delivery service for items weighing 1 pound (16oz) or less. Shipments to Canada receive specialty zone-based pricing.

  • Cheapest for packages 1 pound or less
  • Delivery in 6-10 business days
  • Insurance of $200 included
  • Free tracking
  • Save 5% on Priority Mail International with Easyship

Priority Mail Express International

Fastest delivery for international shipments over 1 pound or more.

  • Fastest delivery for items 1 pound or more
  • Delivery in 3-5 business days
  • Insurance of $200 included
  • Free tracking
  • Save 6% on Priority Mail Express International with Easyship

Priority Mail Flat Rate International

The cheapest way to ship large, heavy items to faraway countries. Flat Rate charges a fixed fee for any shipment under 70 pounds. Rate set by size of box/envelope used.

  • Cheapest for items under 70 pounds
  • Delivery in 6-10 business days
  • Insurance of $200 included
  • Free tracking
  • Save 5% on Flat Rate International with Easyship

Priority Mail Express Flat Rate International

The cheapest way to expedite delivery for large, heavy items. Fixed fee for any shipment under 70 pounds.

  • Cheapest rush delivery for items under 70 pounds
  • Delivery in 3-5 business days
  • Insurance of $200 included
  • Free tracking
  • Save 7% on Flat Rate International with Easyship

Specialty USPS Services

Some USPS shipping services are limited to shipments of a certain category, or for high-volume shippers. Here are the few USPS shipping services that aren’t available to all merchants.

Priority Mail Cubic (Domestic)

Are you a high volume shipper with items of 20 pounds or less? This service charges by package dimension instead of weight, making it a cheap way to send heavier, compact items. Learn more about Priority Mail Cubic.

  • Cost-effective for small packages under 20 pounds
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Insurance of $100 included
  • Free tracking
  • Available only for high-volume shippers
  • Save 18% on Priority Mail Cubic with Easyship

Parcel Select (Domestic)

Available only to medium and large shippers. Cost-effective for shipping large boxes because rates are based on dimensions, not weight. Slow deliveries.

  • Cheapest for large, light boxes
  • Delivery in 1-2 weeks
  • Tracking include
  • Save up to 70% on Parcel Select with Easyship

Parcel Select Signature (Domestic)

Available only to medium and large shippers. Cheap for shipping large boxes with signature confirmation, but slow.

  • Cheapest for large, lighter boxes with signature confirmation
  • Delivery in 1-2 weeks
  • Tracking include
  • Save up to 70% on Parcel Select with Easyship

Media Mail

Also known as book weight, Media Mail only accepts educational materials. Cheapest for sending books, lecture notes, etc. Learn more about Media Mail.

  • Cheapest for educational materials
  • Delivery in 4-8 days
  • Insurance available for purchase
  • Tracking included
  • Save up to 70% on Media Mail with Easyship

USPS Savings with Easyship

If you’re looking to save a few bucks on every USPS shipment, Easyship can help. It’s super simple to create shipments and manage all shipping activity with our straightforward shopping dashboard. And you get all your USPS discounts automatically when you create a shipping label. There’s no markup, no fees, no setup. Just savings.

To start saving with Easuship, just create your free account. You’ll be shipping with savings in just a few clicks. There’s no contracts, no minimum orders, no surcharges. You get 24/7 award-winning customer support too. There’s no risk – just extra money in your pocket.

Ready to start saving? Create your free Easyship account.