How long does USPS Priority Mail take?


Quick Answer

According to the United States Postal Service, priority mail takes 1 to 3 days to arrive at its destination. The length of time varies due to the distance based on the shipping point and the receiving point.

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How long does USPS Priority Mail take?
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Full Answer

Priority mail can be dropped off at a post office or picked up at a home or business address for no additional charge. USPS offers a flat rate service that does not consider package weight or the distance the package needs to be shipped.

Standard insurance of $50 applies to most items. If something of greater value is being shipped, additional insurance coverage can be purchased for a nominal fee.

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