Before the advent of the internet, there were only a few places that sold postage for outgoing mail. You could have bought them at grocery stores, banks and of course the Post Office. So where can I buy postage today you ask?
Today you can buy from verified online website vendors. This means that you have the ability to buy anywhere that has a computer, internet connection and a printer. Here are a few more pieces of information about these websites and how to buy using the powers of the World Wide Web.
Verified Online Vendors:
The two most prominent and trustworthy websites to buy stamps online are Stamps.com and USPS.com. Both of these websites will require you to register for an account. This is as simple as entering a few pieces of information, choosing a username and password and then moving on to ordering the specific services that you need.
Stamps.com lets you do it yourself 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.. It’s the easiest, most convenient way to manage your mailing needs. All it takes is a PC and a scale to print USPS-approved postage for envelopes, packages, and even Priority Mail right from home or office. You may never have to go out unnecessarily again.
These websites will also use your personal information as the return part. You will also have to of course enter the person’s name and mailing address that you are sending it to in order to complete the process.
Be prepared to enter credit card and billing address. Both of these websites use top of the line security measures to protect your details as you enter them. If you can’t pay using a credit card you may have to resort to actually having to move from your computer chair and physically going into a Post Office. I know it is scary, but it’s either enter your credit card or risk having to deal with people face to face.
If you have the money to order in bulk, it will make sense to do so. You will save money in the long run by ordering in bulk.
Once you know what you are buying, the last step is to verify that all of the information is correct and then print out the correct amount. You will need a printer that is capable of doing this. It doesn’t have to be a color printer or anything fancy. Any printer will do.
I hope this short article has given you some insight to the question, “How can I buy postage online?” It truly is a simple process that you will get the hang of in no time.