USPS Offers Holiday Shipping Guide, Free Packaging

WASHINGTON, DC — As more than 16 billion cards, letters, and packages begin to be shipping to homes across the US, be sure to follow the official holidays tips offered by the United States Postal Service through their holiday website.

“The Postal Service is making it easier to ship packages to family and friends for the holidays — be it online at, or by visiting your local Post Office,” says Gary Reblin, vice president, Domestic Products. “And remember, proper addressing and packaging will ensure every gift receives the service it deserves.

For customers needing sturdy, secure boxes, bubble wrap, mailing tubes, tape, envelopes and even greeting cards, Post Offices nationwide offer ReadyPost, the Postal Service’s exclusive line of pre-packaged shipping products. The Postal Service offers free Priority Mail and Express Mail boxes delivered right to a customer’s home or office, available by ordering at:

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