Media Mail


Delivered in 2 to 8 business days

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

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.

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11-70 lb
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