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Subject: Using the printable postage option and DC--
Date Posted: 2/4/2008 10:45 PM ET
Member Since: 12/4/2005
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I posted two wishlist books to a member and couldn't find a way for the postage to print out on one wrapper that would cover the cost of mailing a BE with both books in it.   Is that just not an option at this point or did I overlook something when I was trying to print the mailer?  Should I ship separately or just use traditional stamps?   I know when someone would request multiple books from my shelf there would be a prompt where they could be combined for shipping but that was before the days of printable postage:)

Thanks for any input/information!


Last Edited on: 2/4/08 10:49 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 2/4/2008 11:02 PM ET
Member Since: 1/22/2007
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they accepted them at 2 different times. You have the option of printing out two different labels or putting both the books in the same wrapper and waiting until the book is recieved before you would get the second credit. Just be sure to click print wrapper on the second book or it will time out in the system. If it were me I think it would depend on how fast I wanted the credit- pretty fast- ship seperatly, not so fast, ship together.

Date Posted: 2/5/2008 12:40 AM ET
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Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 2/5/2008 12:53 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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I just did the same thing a couple weeks ago. I had the first two books by Madeline Alt, so I posted the first one then used the PM button to get to the wisher's profile and see if she was wishing for the second one also. She was, so I posted it directly to her.

When I got the orders, they were both from her but not a bulk order. I hope there will be some way to combine them in the future. I didn't need the credits right away, so I just printed one wrapper with the correct weight and used it to wrap both books together.

If I'd been desperate for credits, I would have printed the second wrapper with postage for 1 oz, marked it mailed, and just stuck it inside the package of two books. You wouldn't get DC tracking on the second book, but you would get instant credit and the book and wrapper would both be mailed.

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Date Posted: 2/6/2008 4:30 PM ET
Member Since: 11/9/2007
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I'm new here and just posted off two books. printed one only. I think that was right. the postage amount stated  on it was correct. i wasn't sure so i took it to the post office.

Date Posted: 2/6/2008 6:48 PM ET
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I just adjust the weight for the 2 combined plus wrapping.  You'll only get instant credit for the 1 book and then credit it for the other when it's received.  Just make sure you mark them both mailed. You have to access the address for both books but you only have to print once.