If you only ship educational materials like books, music, or films, and never include any other products or advertising, this is the cheapest way to ship. Your packages may be inspected to ensure compliance.
Max Length + Girth (Width x 2 + Height x 2): 108" inches
Max Weight: 70 pounds
Cheapest way to ship qualifying items
Media Mail is the cheapest shipping service available for mailing items like books, videos, and music.
Delivered in 2 to 8 business days
Media Mail takes longer than other USPS® services, with delivery to anywhere in the USA in 2-8 business days.
Free package tracking included
Media Mail includes full door-to-door tracking, with optional email notifications to your recipients.
No discounts available
There are no discounts available for single-piece Media Mail but you'll save time shipping with Pirate Ship!
Get the cheapest USPS Media Mail shipping rates
For packages that only contain books, videos, or music, there’s no cheaper way to ship them than with Media Mail. However, USPS is very strict about what items qualify for Media Mail, and may open packages for inspection to ensure they qualify for this service.
There are no discounts available for Media Mail so the rates are the same no matter where you buy the postage. The cost is based on the total weight of the package. Round up any fractional weights to the next pound. The maximum weight for Media Mail is 70 pounds.