It’s always exciting to receive a package in the mail, especially when you are not expecting it. However, most of the times, an unexpected mail holds the most expected objects, like a card from an old friend, a letter, a wedding invitation, or perhaps a gift from your mom.
Does it make you wish you could send around a bunch of ‘unconventional’ items through the mail? Well, you most certainly can!
Generally, when you mail a package through a post office, you are required to answer a list of questions usually sounding like: does your package contain liquids? Does it contain fragile goods? etc.
The good news is, as long as your item fits all the mandatory conditions and is not perishable or potentially hazardous, you can mail it anytime you want. Scroll down to read about some of the craziest things you never thought you could mail.
1. A Piñata
Say, for whatever reason, you had to miss out the birthday party of your favorite person, well do not worry, you can make it up by sending them a piñata! It may not have crossed your mind but piñatas make an excellent birthday gift. Whether it is for a child or for your best friend, a piñata in the mail is definitely going to surprise the receiver; plus, bring a broad smile on their face!
2. Candies & Chocolates
It’s easier to mail chocolates and candies than you may have thought. Mostly, the weight of the package is written on the box. As long as it’s less than 13 ounces, all you need to do is get a first-class stamp on it and pop it in the mailbox! Whether you send a pack of chocolates to your loved ones or a box of candies to your favorite colleague, it is surely going to be a sweet treat for them!
3. A Potato
Why someone would want to mail a potato? Beats us! But don’t you just love knowing you can, in fact, mail a potato to anyone at anytime you want? It is a crazy idea but you can mail a potato to a friend or a loved one as a harmless, adorable prank. It’s probably the easiest way of taking someone by surprise. After all, who’d expect to receive a potato in the mail!
Sending a letter in a bottle may be a thing of the past but it’s not definitely obsolete! No, we are not talking about throwing a bottle into the ocean. We are simply suggesting mailing one! Yes, you can mail bottles to your friends and family but only the plastic ones. Glass bottles are fragile and needs to be packaged before you can mail them.
However, this is not the case with plastic bottles. All you need to do is put a stamp on it and ship it off! In fact, invitation in a bottle is a common thing nowadays. The trend has emerged as a fun and unique way of inviting your loved ones to a special event.
So, what crazy stuff are you going to mail first?