Effective May 14, 2007, the Postal Service implemented a major redesign of its international products. The redesign aligned the international products with the domestic coun­terparts for ease of use and added value to customers.




Global Express Guaranteed (GXG)

Express Mail International

Priority Mail International

First-Class Mail International

The simplified international product line incorporates the names of familiar and trusted Postal Service domestic products. Overall, the redesign enhances customer conve­nience and provides greater value. Customers can now use domestic packaging supplies for international shipments, including the popular flat-rate boxes and envelopes. In addition, online tools make international mailing easier than ever by allowing customers to combine the printing of customs forms and address labels. And when postage is purchased online using Click-N-Ship® service at or through authorized postage vendors, customers can take advantage of the following postage discounts:

For specific information on each of the four international products, see the Product Information Fact Sheets, Talking Points, and Frequently Asked Questions provided in this kit. Additional information is available in the Mailing Stan­dards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM®); Publication 51, International Postal Rates and Fees; and on