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Subject: First class vs Media mail
Date Posted: 6/13/2010 10:10 AM ET
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Hi there, I have been reading that sometimes smaller books are cheaper to send via First class instead of Media mail. Is there some sort of chart that explains at which weight it would be better to send that way? Thanks in advance

Date Posted: 6/13/2010 11:48 AM ET
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Date Posted: 6/13/2010 12:17 PM ET
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You can also look at the PBS Help Center under Current Postage Rates.

Date Posted: 6/13/2010 3:07 PM ET
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Thank you both!

Date Posted: 6/14/2010 2:11 AM ET
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Yuppers, you will want to check out the 7 oz. section, IIRC that's where the price differences occure.  Less is cheaper First Class, and more weight is cheaper Media Mail...although the first cost jump is only like .03 more for First Class, then a bigger difference after that.

Last Edited on: 6/14/10 4:58 PM ET - Total times edited: 2