How Do You Mail Clothes?

In order to mail clothes, choose the best shipping option and the correct size of box and packing material, print the labels and schedule a pick-up from home or office or visit the nearest shipping location for labeling and drop off. United Parcel Service, United States Postal Service and Federal Express are the main shipping companies, but clothes do not have any restrictions or special rates so they can be mailed by any preferred shipping company. Guidelines are available to help the sender decide on the best shipping options to mail clothing.

The three main shipping options are UPS, FedEx and USPS. Each offer available benefits for online users, such as creating online shipping accounts and labels, scheduling pick-ups, tracking shipments and ordering shipping supplies. The following shipping options are available for mailing clothes.


UPS, the United Parcel Service, estimates shipping charges based on size, weight and destination. To determine shipping rates, use the online calculating time and cost feature. The shipping costs will be estimated based on the information entered.


USPS, the United States Postal Service, provides a flat rate for Priority Mail. This option provides delivery in 1 to 3 business days for packages up to 70 lb., so there is no need to estimate or weigh packages.


FedEx, Federal Express, provides a flat rate One Rate shipment that provides one rate for deliveries under 50 lb. To determine a flat rate price, enter the ZIP code on FedEx's website.