I'd just like to add that it is now possible to check Post Office delivery confirmations online. They also have these really convenient (and free) fold-up boxes for priority mail that are just *perfect* small stuff like jewelry and
I’ll second Dave’s comments!
Got usps.com They give you the capability to do just about anything that can be
done at the post office. You can look up zip codes, calculate postage for
different types &sizes of pkgs & letters & track (of sorts) pkgs. It also has an
INTERNATIONAL category for calculating postage for out of country mail. Then
there’s the STORE section where you can order & have delivered to your address
the FREE shipping containers for Prioity or Express mail.
I’ve been using this site for about 10 years & it hasn’t let me down yet. The
only thing I had to buy in order to use it effectively was a scale to accurately
weigh things. Got that at COSTCO for under $30. The folks at the satellite post
office I use are always happy to see me walk in the door, pkg ready to go &
check made out for the correct amount.
I use the Delivery Confirmation (45 cents) on all my pkgs. It doesn’t allow
minute by minute tracking, but it does confirm that the pkg was delivered. The
PO has never been over 3 days in delivering any Prioity pkgs anywhere in the US