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Where is my mail? Find out with instant notifications

Where is my mail? Find out with instant notifications

We can’t see in the future or use X-ray vision, but we have a few new tools that get us close to that when it comes to something far from the cutting edge of technology - your postal mail.

By Sara Yonker

December 22, 2021

Is the post office open on Christmas?

Is the post office open on Christmas?

With the holidays in full force, the spike in shipping demands overload USPS and other mail delivery services. At the same time, USPS reduces hours of operation during the holidays.

By Joanna Heep

December 20, 2021

How long does USPS forward mail?

How long does USPS forward mail?

Planning to move soon? Whether you plan to relocate permanently or temporarily, it’s always recommended to notify USPS

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 16, 2021

USPS First-Class Package

USPS First-Class Package

If you ever needed to ship a package quickly and conveniently, you probably wondered what the easiest and most convenient delivery option was.

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 16, 2021

Prevent porch pirates and steer other thieves away!

Prevent porch pirates and steer other thieves away!

Each time the thieves come out, we find ways to stage a counterattack with the help of new technology, security services, and prevention techniques. Here’s how you can prevent becoming a victim. 

By Tere Kovacs

December 15, 2021

USPS P.O. Box

USPS P.O. Box

Are you moving out of your old home before your new one is ready? Or are you planning to stay in temporary places between moves?

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 14, 2021

P.O. Box change of address

P.O. Box change of address

Planning to move soon? Moving is a stressful and busy time. It’s easy to forget you need to forward your mail.

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 14, 2021

Last-minute online shopping that can arrive by Christmas

Last-minute online shopping that can arrive by Christmas

This year Green Monday is on December 13th. Here’s how to shop the Green Monday sales and pick the right shipping options so your gifts arrive by Dec. 24. 

By Marlene Romo Flores

December 13, 2021

How long does USPS Priority Mail take?

How long does USPS Priority Mail take?

Most individuals and small businesses make frequent visits to the post office. Especially small business owners often send goods, advertise their service, or send invoices.

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 9, 2021

Is holiday shipping more expensive? Here’s what to expect and how to save

Is holiday shipping more expensive? Here’s what to expect and how to save

To combat the influx of packages and mail this holiday season, the USPS instituted a temporary holiday surcharge for much of the mail processed. These hikes went into effect back in October, but will expire in early January.

By Sara Yonker

December 8, 2021

How long does First-Class Mail take?

How long does First-Class Mail take?

Waiting for an important piece of mail? If so, you are probably wondering how long it will take until you get it. As the world becomes more and more digital, we are used to getting most services instantly.

By Earth Class Mail Team

December 7, 2021

Get a virtual address in New York City without paying rent 

Get a virtual address in New York City without paying rent 

Running a successful business in the digital world can come down to how well you relate to the clients you want to reach. 

By Renee Cottrell

December 6, 2021

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