USPS offers new holiday flat-rate box

Flat-rate boxes
Flat-rate boxes

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - As the holidays approach, you can now "surf into the season" with a new flat rate box.

The U.S. Postal Service hopes this will help with costs.

They are free to pick up at any Hawaii post office.

"Anything that you can fit inside that box you can send nationwide for fourteen dollars and fifty cents. So it's very popular for sending all the local goods here from Hawaii to other parts of the country," USPS marketing manager Garry Gardetto said.

The Postal Service recommends you get your holiday packages out before Dec. 17 if you want them to arrive before Christmas morning.

If you procrastinate, you'll still have an express option up until Dec. 22, but that of course, will cost more.

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