Shipping packages could be very expensive this holiday season

Will you be shipping any packages this holiday season?

Watch out: The US Postal Service is raising rates for the holidays starting in October, and other shipping services are no bargain, as one woman just learned.

Linda Gee recently sent a care package to her sick brother. Shipping candy and a photo album in an average-sized box.

But when she got to her local shipping store, she couldn’t believe the prices.

“They told me that overnight shipping was 400-something, next day air was $300, and the 3-day ground was $183.78,” she said.

She chose the ground option, her receipt showing the $183 she paid.


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