International Mail Manual > 2 Conditions for Mailing
Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service is an international expedited delivery service provided through an alliance with FedEx Express. It provides reliable, high-speed, guaranteed, and day-definite service from selected Post Office facilities in the United States to a large number of international destinations. (See the “Countries and Cities Served” section of Publication 141, Global Express Guaranteed Service Guide, for destination service commitments.) Global Express Guaranteed service is guaranteed to meet the specified service standards or the postage paid may be refunded. For almost all network destinations, liability insurance is provided for lost or damaged shipments. See 212.45.
The maximum weight limit for Global Express Guaranteed service is 70 pounds, but lower country-specific weight limits might apply. To determine the maximum weight limit for each country, see the Individual Country Listings.
Maximum size dimensions for Global Express Guaranteed service are noted in the Individual Country Listings; however, dimensions may not exceed the following:
- Length: 46 inches.
- Width: 35 inches.
- Height: 46 inches.
- Combined length and girth: 108 inches.
The surface area of the address side of the item to be mailed must be large enough to completely contain the Global Express Guaranteed Air Waybill/Shipping Invoice (shipping label), postage, endorsement, and any applicable markings. The shipping label is approximately 5.5 inches high and 9.5 inches long.