Helpful Guides For Postage Online

All the mysteries of the postage online and postal service world demystified! Read on to understand things once and for all (we hope).

The Current Price of Postage Stamps

The current price of a stamp is $0.49.

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Do Stamps Expire?

Ok, we get it - you've got some old stamps hanging out in a drawer somewhere and you want to know if you can send with them. We'll answer that and also help you figure out what is next.

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What Is Dimensional Weight?

Chances are if you have been shipping packages for more than a few years, you might not even be aware of the changes to the pricing system for a parcel. In 1997, shape-based pricing was introduced. It used to be that all parcel shipping prices were assessed by a weight-based calculation system. It used to be that sending an oddly shaped parcel like a guitar case would cost the same amount as a small rectangular parcel carrying the same amount of weight. Since the concept of Dimensional weight has been adopted worldwide, you could pay a lot more for that area. The cost of shipping smaller lightweight parcels has increased dramatically as well.

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Basic Rules To Be Aware Of

What should you not try and send? What sort of things can get you in trouble? How long can you have your mail forwarded? What is the once-and-for-all solution for annoying junk mail? All these mysteries and more answered.

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What You Can & Cannot Send

The day-to-day concern with accepting parcels is that they must be packaged well enough to protect their contents and strong enough to prevent the package from breaking and causing injury to employees or damage to other mail. Most people send normal items: documents, clothing, toys, etc. There are times when questions might arise about what can be sent and how.

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Don't Get Your Mail Returned To You

Even mail that seems to be properly wrapped, addressed, with the correct postage may be brought right back to you. The post office reserves the right to refuse to ship what it considers non-mailable or improperly packaged items. This is a frustrating experience so here some tips on how to avoid that.

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Forever Stamps Historical Value

The current price of a forever stamp is $0.49.

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Stamps and Postage FAQ

Everything we wanted to tell you about stamps and postage that you forgot to ask.

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Forever Stamps

We all are tired of Postage Rate increases and are quite unhappy with how the price creeps up over time. However, the Post Office came up with a solution to make our lives easier and less-math filled: Forever Stamps.

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