The service on Expedited USA used to be 10 to 14 days delivery but they decided to change it, so now it is supposed to be 2 to 4 days and the price has gone up to what used to be Express 2 day delivery but they took away the cheaper way to ship. If the cost of your order is low remember that postal rates are not based on the cost of the goods but on the weight, destination, and the size of the container. I have purchased poly bubble bags so that I can squash lots of yarn into a sturdy bag that weighs very little so I am hoping that helps. Mostly the increases in postal rates are to the west coast of Canada and all of the USA. You can always ask for the cost of shipping prior to shipping. Also if your postal rate is high compared to what you bought I will email or call you before I ship. I am sorry but postal rates are something that I have little control over and I hope that you will continue to find our yarns and service worth the extra shipping costs.