Shipping Golf Clubs with UPS vs. FedEx
|FedEx||2 Day Shipping||$336.39|
|FedEx||Standard Overnight Shipping||$433.18|
|Ship Sticks||Ground Shipping||$74.99|
|Ship Sticks||3 Day Express Shipping||$89.99|
- In general, FedEx is going to have the best, or nearly the best, pricing when shipping ground (i.e. the slow boat), but other companies become more competitive with faster service. For example, shipping golf clubs with FedEx’s Express shipping (three days) would be $245. Two-day shipping and overnight shipping would be $355 and $429, respectively.
What is the cheapest way to ship a golf club?
USPS. The United States Postal Services (USPS) is likely your cheapest way to ship clubs. Check our rate calculator real quick to see. Bonus of using USPS is they provide free Priority Mail Cardboard Mailing Tubes for golf clubs.
How much does USPS charge for golf clubs?
USPS Retail Ground delivery is $104 and also takes eight days. Regular Priority Mail would take four days and cost $124. Priority Mail Express can get your clubs to their destination in three days for $285. When you combine speed and price, UPS is the cheapest option to ship your golf clubs in three to four days.
Will USPS ship golf clubs?
Can I ship golf clubs with USPS? Yes, you can. However, Ship Sticks offers rates up to 60% cheaper than going directly through USPS.
How do I figure out shipping costs?
How to Use the USPS Shipping Calculator
- Navigate to the USPS Postage Price Calculator page.
- Enter the details of your letter or package.
- Select the shipment type.
- Compare shipping options.
- Add Extra Services.
- Hit “Continue” for your result.
- Pay for shipping and print postage for your shipment.
How much does it cost to ship a 5 lb box USPS?
How Much Does It Cost To Ship a 5lb Package? A five-pound package costs $7.81 to $14.32 to ship, depending on the destination and your carrier of choice. Depending on the nature of your business, if you’re able to keep most shipments at five pounds or less, it can save a lot of money in the long run.
How can I ship my golf clubs without a box?
You can also use your own packaging for your golf club. However, you’ll most likely still need to ship using Priority Mail or Priority Mail Express. First Class Package would be a good option, but it has a maximum dimension of 22 inches on a single side.
How do I ship my golf clubs to ship?
Bundle your club (or clubs) in bubble wrap to prevent jostling during shipping. More bubble wrap on each club can help reduce damage during shipping. Afterward, use packing tape to secure the bubble wrap in place before placing the clubs and bags in the shipping box.
Is Ship Sticks cheaper than FedEx?
However, Ship Sticks offers rates up to 60% cheaper than going directly through FedEx.
What size box do I need to ship golf clubs?
Single putters, wedges and shorter irons usually fit in box 38” x 6” x 5” (USPS medium tube box). For Single drivers, woods or long putters, tape 2 boxes together. Be sure to cut the box down so the club will not shift around. You can also purchase a 50″ golf club tube from FedEx for $14.99.
Are Ship Sticks worth it?
Overall I think their service is worth it for golfers who are willing to spend the extra money to remove a major headache. I had an extremely positive experience using their service, and if you want to find out the cost for your next trip you can get a quick quote on their site here.
Does Ship Sticks provide box?
Ship Sticks also has boxes available for purchase. If you are interested in purchasing a box from Ship Sticks please contact our support team. We always recommend reaching out to a location beforehand to ensure that the necessary materials for your shipment are in stock.