USPS Media Mail. Just make sure they are packaged well.
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Amazon sellers ALL use a small padded envelope.
I hae purchased over a hundred, and 97% arrived perfect. Once in awhile the case is cracked. (however no way to know if it was cracked before being sent.
The ones who add a thin layer of bubble wrap and then in the padded envelope go the extra mile. However some of those ones have been cracked anyway. (again my guess is they had the crack before shipment)
And same packaging (except lighter material) from England and Germany to USA. So it is the standard.
Are you talking about shipping your CD's to someone else, or when you make a purchase from somewhere like Amazon?
After reading Elizabeth's post about Amazon, I'd like to add something. I've bought a lot of CD's from them and they offer something called an A-Z Guarantee. If you don't get what you ordered or if there is a problem with it, you file a claim and you will either get a refund or another CD. This applies to orders coming from Amazon directly and 3rd party vendors. I've had to use it several times and they've always taken care of the problem right away.
The best packagers also placed a thin square of foam inside the case, between the top cover and the CD/SACD so the CD cannot move, and the case top os cushioned from the inside.
Buying one sheet of thin foam and cutting it into 3mm squares would do a lot of mailings.
You can add delivery confirmation to any package for under a buck. USPS online confirmation.