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How long does international airmail take?

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According to the official website for the United States Postal Service, first-class international mail or airmail "delivery time varies by destination." However, USPS offers a Priority Mail International service that guarantees delivery between six and 10 business days.

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How long does international airmail take?
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As of 2014, first-class international mail can weigh up to 4 pounds but cannot exceed $400 in value. Delivery is available to over 180 countries. Priority international mail can weigh up to 70 pounds and is also deliverable to over 180 countries. For postcards and 1-ounce letters, a first-class global stamp can be used. If the Priority Mail International service is chosen, tracking information is provided.

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