10 Top-Rated Mailboxes for Security and Style

You've got mail! Keep it safe with one of these best-selling mailbox designs.

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April 01, 2022

Few joys compare to that of a good mail day. You know the type. The days you receive an unexpected, heartfelt note from a friend or that highly-anticipated package. Good mail days are happy days and we must protect them at all costs. And that's where a new mailbox comes in.

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In style and grace, this patio suggests design elements to be discovered inside. A black mounted mailbox, house numbers and wall sconce stand in stark relief over the softly whitewashed brick exterior. A contemporary Dutch door in a washed wood provides a sneak peek.

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If your receptacle has seen better days, it’s time to invest in something new. Your mailbox is the link between your household, all the confidential personal information within it, and the outside world. It’s paramount that your mailbox offers the security necessary for your lifestyle and looks good doing it. Below, we’ve rounded up the 10 best mailboxes in every design style, privacy style and price point.

Treat yourself to one of these top-rated mailboxes to enjoy a good mail day in approximately 5-7 business days. But, first, read our mailbox shopping tips below.

Shop for Security: Keep your private documents and pricey packages safe from sticky fingers with a locking mailbox. There are serval locking mechanisms on the market, such as keyed locks, wafer locks, baffle doors and anti-pick systems. Locking mailboxes are available in wall-mounted, post-mounted and freestanding variations to best suit your needs and style.

Consider Location: Determine where you plan to install your new mailbox. Will your mailbox be open to the elements (and passersby) at the end of your driveway or wall-mounted by your front door under the covered porch? Use the location as your guide to select the best material for your mailbox and the privacy levels it requires for your peace of mind.

Find Your Style: Embrace your architecture with a mailbox that shares similar lines and finishes. Modern and midcentury homes will look dapper with sleek, horizontal mailboxes, while a traditional Georgian home will wow with a freestanding columned design.

$195.99 $131

Classic and customized? Add this top-rated colonial wall-mounted mailbox to your cart ASAP. The refined receptacle shines on traditional porches and comes complete with a free cast monogram and address number. The rust-resistant aluminum design comes in six timeless finishes, too.

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$100 $80

The Emily Mailbox from Rejuvenation combines polished lines with practical functionality. The understated envelope design features a discreet locking mechanism for the main compartment, plus an oversized mail tube for magazine and newspaper deliveries. Each mailbox is steel-crafted and finished with a powder coating to keep your goodies safe and dry no matter the forecast. Snag the black design to pop against your painted brick or grab the white finish to complement your snowy exterior trim.

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$65.12

Never lose your packages to porch pirates or torrential downpours again. If you have a penchant for online shopping, it’s time to treat yourself to a parcel locker. This transitional parcel locker looks polished on your porch and comes in a mocha or black finish to complement your home’s exterior color palette. Each weather-resistant plastic box comes with a secure lid that shields happy mail from snow, sleet and sight before you get home.

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$130 $91

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a post-mounted mailbox kit that compares to the Roxbury. The steel-crafted mailbox features a handsome bronze finish and a contrasting gold flag that brings charm to any driveway. Each Roxbury set comes complete with the classic mailbox, flag and coordinating in-ground steel post.

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Pretty up your farmhouse front porch with this charming metal mailbox from Pottery Barn. The envelope-style box mounts to your exterior wall and opens to roomy storage for snail mail. Each iron-crafted mailbox features a raised retro label and comes in your pick of an antique nickel, bronze or brass finish.

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$139.99

This double-door mailbox came by its spot on our shopping in earnest. The top-rated Mail Boss Street Safe mailbox has more than 1,200 five-star reviews because of its sharp silhouette and top-notch security. This steel-crafted mailbox features dual doors and commercial-grade locks to keep your correspondence out of reach.

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From $255

Elevate your curb appeal game with the Jasper Teak Mailbox from Rejuvenation. The eye-catching design brings warmth and organic texture to otherwise stark white or black entryways. Jasper makes the perfect polishing touch for modern, contemporary, midcentury or Pacific Northwest-inspired architecture.

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$80 $72

When in doubt, add a plant. The Downtown Mailbox makes it easier than ever to do just for your front porch. The minimalist design sports an elongated silhouette with a generous main compartment on one end and an open cubby on the other to plant annual blooms. And, if you're still waiting to develop a green thumb, fill the spot with faux florals and swap them out each season.

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$69 $62

This traditional white mailbox will never go out of style. The comprehensive kit comes with everything you need to up your curb appeal on a Saturday afternoon: a post sleeve, mounting bracket, hardware and mailbox for stress-free installation. Surround the snowy mailbox with fluffy limelight hydrangeas for a classic appeal or plant some perky pink petunias for a kick of color.

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$179

Bring a bit of Bridgerton to your ‘burbs with this elegant cast aluminum mailbox. The stately silhouette stands apart from standard mailboxes and brings instant allure to your driveway. Each mailbox includes the box, slip-over post sleeve, mounting and installation hardware – plus concealed locking compartments for maximum discreet protection.

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