Insurance Options in ShippingEasy

Shipping insurance protects your packages if they are lost, stolen, or damaged during transit. In ShippingEasy, you can add carrier insurance or purchase insurance through our partner, Shipsurance. Learn how to insure a package.

Carrier Insurance

The following carriers include insurance with select services ranging from $50 to $200 per shipment:

ShippingEasy will display a message once you select the carrier and a service that includes insurance. For example:

Notification is shown, stating that the service you have selected automatically includes one hundred dollars of declared value.


If you need more coverage than the carrier service provides, you can purchase additional insurance with Shipsurance. Shipsurance provides insurance against loss and damaged shipments at heavily discounted rates. See an overview of Shipsurance pricing.

Shipsurance insurance is available when a form of delivery confirmation is on the shipment (i.e., delivery confirmation, signature confirmation, adult signature confirmation). Many USPS services include a delivery confirmation type, but you can also add a delivery confirmation in the Order Details slide out.

Shipsurance can be used with USPS, UPS, FedEx, and certain consolidator services. Shipsurance cannot be used with DHL shipments. Learn more about Shipsurance FAQs.

Carrier Included Insurance

For shipments with automatic insurance coverage, like USPS Priority Mail Express, insurance purchased from Shipsurance would be in addition to the standard amount.

USPS from ShippingEasy One Balance

All USPS from ShippingEasy One Balance outbound shipments (domestic and international) can be insured in $100 increments with Shipsurance. Coverage ranges from $100 to $10,000 with two exceptions:

  • USPS Ground Advantage (formerly First-Class Package Service Domestic ) and First-Class Package International: Shipments can be insured for up to $999.99 with Shipsurance.

  • USPS Priority Mail International: Shipments may be insured for up to $5,000 with Shipsurance.

Learn how to file a claim when using USPS One Balance.

UPS from UPS from ShippingEasy One Balance

UPS from ShippingEasy One Balance offers reduced rates on UPS shipments and supports Shipsurance. All UPS from ShippingEasyOne Balance shipments include maximum liability coverage of $100 for all shipments at no cost, known as UPS Declared Value.

UPS One Balanceshipments that need insurance coverage over $100 are only eligible for Shipsurance and cannot use additional UPS coverage.

Learn how to file a claim using UPS One Balance.

UPS Insurance Coverage by Item Value

The value you declare for insurance purposes should be the fair market value of the item and not the amount that the item was purchased for.

Items must also be packed properly to receive insurance payments if the item is damaged or lost.

Can I connect my own insurance rates to ShippingEasy?

ShippingEasy does not allow adding third-party insurance to shipments. However, if you would like to use a third-party insurance provider outside of ShippingEasy or the normal carrier insurance, you may be able to use our Reports feature to request insurance coverage.

Talk to your insurance company to see if they will accept a shipping report. If they do, you can export a Complete Shipping Report each day, mark the orders you would like insured, and then share it with your insurer.


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