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Pay For Postage - Postcard Rate (PID: 5383)
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Pay for Postage allows you to pay for the postage for our printed products with Direct mail service. All you have to do is to order the printing with Direct Mail Services and then Pay for Postage.
DO YOU QUALIFY FOR POSTCARD RATE?

To qualify for the USPS 1st Class Postcard Rate your mail piece has to fall between the dimension mentioned below.



Dimension Minimum Maximum
Height 3.5 inches 4.25 inches
Length 5 inches 6 inches
WHICH SERVICE TO CHOOSE?

The nice thing about the Postcard rate is USPS already gives a discounted 1st class postage price for mail pieces which qualify as Postcard. The compromise you have to make is the size of the postcard. So if you can get the message in one of the postcard sizes which qualify for the Postcard rate, then you get the best postage rate for 1st class mailing. See the table below for more details

Mail Service 1st Class Single Pc 1st Class Presort Affix Postage Stamp
Cost 1st class Postcard Rate Discounted 1st Class Postage $1.00/pc for 1st Class Postage + Labor to affix the postage
Time in Transit 2-4 days 2-4 days 2-4 days
Return Service* Yes Yes Yes
Minimum no of Mail Pieces 200 500 0
Which one to Choose? Time sensitive mailing, but don't want to apply postage stamps or handle the mailing Time sensitive mailing, and want to save money on postage Time sensitive mailing, but don't want to apply postage stamps or handle the mailing

*Return Service : If the address is bad or not deliverable the mailer will be returned back to the sender. This is not available on Standard mailing

STEPS

Follow the next 3 steps to configure the Instant Calculator and get the correct postage price. It is easy.

STEP 1
Select from the correct Direct Mail Product Type. If you don't see the product then you are in the wrong Pay for Postage Product. Check the other Pay for Postage Products.

STEP 2
To decide which Postage option to select, you will need to know the number of addresses you have in your mailing list. So get a count of addresses. You maybe ordering 1000 postcard, but only have 950 addresses, then you will enter 950 in the QTY box.

STEP 3
What to enter in the "Order Number" text box? 2 Options:
a) Enter "new order" if you are placing the order for printing along with the postage.
b) OR Find & Enter the order number for which you are paying the postage.

NOTE
  1. No Coupons are allowed on this Postage. If you apply any coupons the order will be processed by removing the coupons.
  2. No Refunds or Credits given on Postage.
  3. For Custom Jobs you will be provide with a postage amount for which you will select the Product Type as Custom Job and enter the amount in the quantity field. You will then see the postage. Click Add To Cart and proceed through the checkout process to place the order.

Instant Calculator

1. Direct Mail Product Type 

Choose the mailer size

2. Number of Mail Pieces 

Count the no. of addresses and select the correct option.

3. Postage 

Order Number:

Price as Configured:
Shipping:  
Sub Total:  
Unit Price:
QUANTITY:

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