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Girth, represented by number 1 on the diagram, is the total distance around your package or object at its widest point, perpendicular to the length.
Length, represented by number 2 on the diagram, is the longest side of your package or object.
Add the length and girth measurements together to get your total package size.
UPS has established specific weight and size limits for the packages that you send with all UPS services. The restrictions below only pertain to individual packages. There are no limits to the total weight of your shipment or the total number of packages in your shipment.
Note: Packages that exceed UPS weight and size limits are subject to an Over Maximum Limits charge.
The limits listed above apply to most packages and destinations, but there are some variances because of different local restrictions in some countries. Please contact UPS for more details.
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