The Best MyUs Alternative? Try Planet Express

MyUs is probably the biggest package forwarding company in the US. It was already founded in the 20th century. But it doesn’t mean that there is no alternative to MyUS. Planet Express is a much younger company but it provides first-class package forwarding and fulfillment services. Planet Express is focused on YOU – the customers. Feel free to read the MyUS and Planet Express comparison below:

  • Main Benefits of Planet Express
  • Pricing Comparison
  • Shipping Rates Comparison
  • Planet Express Reviews
  • Why Planet Express is the Best MyUS Alternative?
  • FAQ
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The Best MyUS alternative? Try Planet Express

Planet Express Benefits

If you are not sure whether to use MyUS or Planet Express, these are the main advantages of Planet Express over MyUS:

  • The best customer reviews on Trustpilot in the package forwarding industry
  • Clear pricing (see the table below)
  • The best shipping rates
  • Professional customer support

Planet Express is the number 1 choice worth your focus especially if you look for a reliable package forwarder from the US.

Shipping Rates

Of course, shipping rates are probably one of the most important things you will consider when choosing your next package forwarding company. You can see the comparison between Planet Express and MyUS prices in the table below:

  PLANET EXPRESS  MYUS  
Shipping to: LondonSydneyTokyoLondonSydneyTokyo

Package dimensions
10×8×3 inches

Package weight
4 lbs    

Postal Service: Fully Tracked$32,93$30,82n/a
USPS Express$38,74$43,50$38,27
FedEx Economy$31,71$34,72$30,19$36,99$34,97$38,99
FedEx Priority$35,00$39,37$33,43$39,97$36,97$41,98
DHL Worldwide Express$45,18$41,65$43,13$51,97$41,98$65,98

The prices were calculated with the postage calculator on the official MyUS website on the 1st of October 2019.

As you can see, MyUS doesn’t offer USPS delivery methods at all. Planet Express is cheaper than MyUS, both with FedEx and DHL methods.

If you don’t believe it, feel free to calculate the shipping costs with our postage calculator.

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The more expensive methods like DHL Worldwide Express, FedEx Priority, and FedEx Economy, are suitable for those that want to enjoy the content of the package as soon as possible. The cheaper delivery methods are excellent ‘budget’ options if you don’t need your package as quickly.


Compare Pricing of Planet Express and MyUS

As you probably know, package forwarding is not just about the shipping costs. There are other important things to consider like the price off additional requests, etc. The problem with MyUS is that you are not even able to find the prices of these services on their pricing page. Click HERE to see the screenshot of their page from 10/18/2019.

On the contrary, at Planet Express, you know exactly what you pay for:

 PLANET EXPRESS
 FREEPAID
MEMBERSHIP PRICEFREE$10 per month
$50 per year
MAIL OUT FEE / HANDLING FEE$2 per package$2 per package
CONSOLIDATIONn/a$5+$2 per each consolidated package
7 days of free storage for a consolidated package
FREE STORAGE10 days45 days
ADDITIONAL STORAGE$.01 per lbs per day$.01 per lbs per day
MANUALLY PHOTO REQUEST$2 for 3 general photos
$5 for 10 detail photos
$2 for 3 general photos
$5 for 10 detail photos
PRE-ORDER PHOTO REQUEST$1 for 3 general photos
$2 for 10 detail photos
$1 for 3 general photos
$2 for 10 detail photos
SPECIAL REQUEST$5 flat fee per package$5 flat fee per package
REPACK REQUEST$5 flat fee per package$5 flat fee per package
SHOP FOR ME$5 service fee
7% of the total cost (bank fee)
$5 service fee
7% of the total cost (bank fee)
EXPRESS PROCESSING$3$3
OVERWEIGHT FEE (for packages over 10 lbs)

The pricing of Planet Express valid from the 1st of October 2019.

We would like to do some comparison of the additional services of Planet Express and MyUS. Unfortunately, we (and probably even you) are not able to find out the prices of their services.


Reviews of Planet Express

Do you know the Trustpilot website where people can review services? Well, we are proud to tell you that our rating is EXCELLENT there. Our customers appreciate our quick processing, clear pricing, customer support, and low rates.

Planet Express Trustpilot Rating

Summary Of The Best MyUS Alternative

According to customers and reviews of customers, Planet Express is the best MyUS alternative. So, what are you waiting for? Sign Up and start shipping packages today!


Responsive and Friendly Customer Support

Our customer support is quick and very friendly which is a really important factor in logistics. When you don’t have a lot of experience with online shopping in the US, you will definitely take advantage of that. Our agents can respond to you in Spanish, English, Czech, Japanese, or Arabic!

Useful Knowledge Base and Tutorials

On our website, you can find video and written tutorials. Shipping from the US has never been easier. Thanks to these tutorials it is really easy to understand what to do when you want to forward packages from the US.

Our customers also appreciate country guides where you can find information about importing packages to your country.

We also update the list of favorite US stores – step by step guides on how to order from the individual US stores. Make sure you give it a try!


Planet Express vs MyUS FAQ

✅ Why should I use Planet Express instead of MyUS?

1. At Planet Express, you know what you pay for. We have transparent pricing and we don’t store your credit card details. This means we won’t charge you without your knowledge.
2. Responsive and friendly customer support – our agents will answer your questions and provide you with their help.
3. We have a fully dedicated country and store guides. If you struggle with placing an order, you can follow our step by step tutorials that make shopping from the US easy.

🆓 Does Planet Express offer sales-tax-free warehouse?

Yes, we have warehouses in California and Oregon which is completely sales-tax-free. Enjoy shopping in the US with no sales tax!

📞 Does Planet Express have a good customer support?

Our customer support is responsive and helpful. We are able to respond to most of your questions within 12 hrs. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding shopping in the US, package forwarding or logistics.