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Topic: Mailing Early??

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Subject: Mailing Early??
Date Posted: 10/21/2008 11:03 AM ET
Member Since: 7/18/2005
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I use PBS postage with delivery confirmation.  Since you have to choose a mailing date I always choose the next day because I put it a rural mailbox for pickup.  He can get here anywhere from 9:00 until noon with the delivery/pickup.  If I put the next day's date on the label and happen to get it in the box before today's delivery will it still work OK?  Example:  Today is the 21st.  If I date the package the 22nd, and it gets picked up today, is it still OK.  I know you can't mail it later than the postage date, but is early doable?



Last Edited on: 10/21/08 11:08 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 10/21/2008 12:35 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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Early is always acceptable. You shouldn't have any problems sending it out a day early.

Date Posted: 10/21/2008 12:44 PM ET
Member Since: 7/18/2005
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Thanks, Melanie.  I often don't get to my email in the mornings until 10:00-10:30.  I never know if the mailman has been here or not and mail the next day just to be safe.  Maybe now I can get books in the mail a day earlier rather than hold them.