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Topic: Printing Online postage question (Not just pbs)

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Subject: Printing Online postage question (Not just pbs)
Date Posted: 3/31/2013 2:04 PM ET
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If I am printing online postage (be it pbs, paypal, USPS, ot whatever) if my package weighs..for eg 4.5 oz, do I type in that it weighs 4oz or 5oz? I have always played it safe and rounded up, but, just wondering if I am overpaying (even thought it is just a minimal amount).



Last Edited on: 3/31/13 2:25 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/31/2013 2:58 PM ET
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You need to round up to the next full ounce for first class mail. Media mail goes by the pound  so a 16.2 packages goes as two pounds. 

mistie -
Date Posted: 4/1/2013 9:11 PM ET
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Rebecca, thanks for the quick response :-)

Date Posted: 4/2/2013 8:19 AM ET
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If you use PBS postage it will round it up automatically. Paypal postage only allows you to enter a whole number.