USPS has enforced a temporary suspension on the guarantee on Priority Mail Express International destined for China and Hong Kong “due to widespread airline cancellations and restrictions into this area.” On 03/23/20, USPS announced the suspension of Priority Mail International service’s guarantee certain European countries, which include:
- Great Britain
The Postal Service™ received notice that various postal operators are no longer able to process or deliver international mail or services originating from the United States (U.S.) due to service disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a result, the Postal Service is currently unable to accept items destined for affected countries at any Post Office® or postal facility location, effective April 3 until further notice. For the full list of impacted countries as well as any delays, check this page.
Customers are asked to refrain from entering items addressed to any of the below countries into the USPS system effective immediately:
1. Cayman Islands
4. French Polynesia
12. New Caledonia
16. Saudi Arabia
17. South Africa
19. Sri Lanka