Does Usps Bubble Wrap? (Everything To Know!)

USPS is the best place to ship anything. What if you need to ship something fragile?

Is USPS able to sell or supply bubble wrap if your package is fragile? This is what we discovered…

Does USPS Have Bubble Wrap?

The United States Postal Service (USPS), sells bubble wrapping products online (in its online shop) as well at Post Offices (in section shop). These products include ReadyPost bubble wrap rolls and ReadyPost bubble mailers.

This article will discuss the USPS and its bubble wrapping supplies. It will also explain what they are and what they cost.

Does USPS Give Bubble Wrap For Free?

The USPS does not offer bubble wrap as a free packing material. The USPS does offer a variety of free packing supplies. You can find them in the Shop section on the USPS website. Click on the Get Free Supplies tab.

USPS offers 67 free shipping supplies. These products do not include bubble wrap. All of these supplies are free when you use specific mailing options such as Priority mail, Priority mail Express, Signature mail, or Customs forms.

Does UPS Sell Bubble Wrap?

Bubble wrap is available from the USPS’s Post Office (shop section), and online. Ask for assistance in-store about what products you can buy and how much. You can also visit the USPS website by clicking the Shop tab at top of the landing pages.

You can choose from two types of shipping supplies. There are two types of shipping supplies: Premium Shipping Supplies and Free Shipping Supplies. Premium Shipping Supplies contains all bubble wrap products.

ReadyPost Bubble packaging material: Available in 10 pieces, each measuring 9 by 16 inches. It is lightweight, non-abrasive, water resistant, odorless and non-abrasive. It can be used to protect fragile items.

ReadyPost Bubble Mailers are available in packs of different amounts and three sizes. A bubble mailer is an envelope with bubble wrap. These lightweight envelopes have white address boxes and self-sealing foldover flaps.

These items are only available online via USPS. People have purchased them in singles at stores.

What is the USPS charge for bubble wrap?

USPS bubble wrap materials cost depends on the item purchased, the size chosen and how many you require.

  • ReadyPost bubble packaging material costs $27.00 per package You can only buy 10 pieces of bubble wrapping per pack.
  • ReadyPost bubble mailers are available in three sizes
  • 19″ x 12.5″ (in packs 36) $79 per package
  • 19″ x 12.5″ (in packs 36) $79 per package
  • For $35.80, 12 by 8.5 inch (in packs of 24,)
  • 19″ x 12.5″ (in packs 36) $79 per package
  • 19″ x 12.5″ (in packs 36) $79 per package
  • For $35.80, 12 by 8.5 inch (in packs of 24,)

Shipping costs will depend on the mail class and weight of your item. If your bubble mailer item is less than 1 ounce, and you are sending it as an envelope, all you need to send it is a forever stamp.

If you are mailing a bubble mailer as a package, you will need to choose media mail (for books and DVDs, magazines, documents, etc.) priority mail (under 70 lb), retail ground (under 70 lb) or USPS first (personal items less than 16 oz).

Learn more about the USPS You can find out more about USPS in our related posts. Learn if USPS will buy back unused stamps and if ID is required. Also, learn how accurate USPS tracking is.


Bubble mailers and bubble wrapping are a great way to send fragile or precious items via the mail.

Bubble wrap is lightweight and strong, so it doesn’t add to shipping costs. It also protects your items.

You can find bubble wrap at the Post Office and on the USPS website shop.

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