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Subject: postage won't print
Date Posted: 7/26/2008 12:43 AM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2006
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I keep trying and tyring and trying and it says 'postage not available for this address'..seems like I went through this same business last time I tried printing postage from  this site. This is extremely frustrating since if I can't get it to print it means I have to make a trip to the stupid post office and I"m working 12 hour night shifts...grr...I can't believe the hassle this gives me every single time. do I just keep trying a hundred jillion times or what?? help!!

Subject: Is it a new address that's not validated?
Date Posted: 7/26/2008 1:01 AM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2008
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The other option Susanna is to find a Post Office with an APC that has a 24 hour lobby and print your postage there. Make sure you have a media mail weight chart and purchase specific stamp denominations for the weight of the package you have.   7.1 - 15.99 oz is $2.23, 1-1.99 pounds is $2.58 (35 cents for each additional pound) The only drawback then is the box has to fit in the APC drop chute.

Patricia

 

Date Posted: 7/26/2008 1:20 AM ET
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yes I have one of those..not as convenient plus I'm stuck with money in my account hre...wonderif I can get a refund??

Date Posted: 7/26/2008 2:20 AM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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If the message is "Delivery Confirmation cannot be used for this address" then this might help:

I can't use PBS-DC for this address? Why not? 

Or if the message is that "electronic postage cannot be used for this address", then sometimes trying again later works.  From the Help Center:

 

I am getting the message "electronic postage cannot be used for this address".  What does this mean?

  • This message "electronic postage is currently not available for this address" is an error message from endicia.com, our online postage provider, and often it just goes away if the sender tries again to print after a few minutes.  
  • If the address is not validated by USPS,  you will also see the above message.  In the case of an invalid address, the requestor can go to this site  to try to find the "validated" form of his or her address.  Printed postage can't be used to send a package to an address that has not been validated by USPS. 


Last Edited on: 7/26/08 2:21 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 7/26/2008 4:45 AM ET
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well it finally worked..it was giving me the 'electronci postage cannot be printed for this address' BS but the help center says it's a glitch with Endica or whatever the provider is..pain in the youknow what is what it is! seems like several months ago it took several  hours to print it out this time I gave up and left it alone a while then it worked whew!!