Your Stamps.com $80 Offer

FREE 5lb Digital Scale

As a new Stamps.com customer you will receive a FREE 5 lb. Digital Scale. The scale is a $50 value and is yours to keep with no additional obligation. Just pay for shipping and handling (typically $9.99 or less).

$25 Postage Offer

As a new Stamps.com customer you will receive $5 in free postage that you can use during your trial period. After you complete your trial period, you are eligible for an additional $20 in postage. We will give you two $10 postage coupons. You can redeem one coupon per month once you complete your trial. If you stay with Stamps.com past the trial period, you will be charged $15.99 a month for the Stamps.com service, you can cancel your services at any time.

FREE Supplies Kit

To help you get started we will ship you a free Supplies Kit that includes free postage labels to use with the service (a $5 value). However, you don't need to wait for the Supplies Kit to arrive in order to print postage. You can immediately take advantage of features such as printing shipping labels on plain paper or printing postage directly on envelopes!

USPS Standard Post

Formerly known as USPS Parcel Post

What is Standard Post?

Standard Post is the US Postal Service’s lowest cost option to send packages of all sizes, including oversized boxes, to destinations in the United States. It usually takes between 2 and 9 days to receive a Standard Post package, but USPS sometimes takes up to 14 postal business days to deliver items sent with this method. This mail class was formerly known as Parcel Post, until it was changed to Standard Post in January 2013.

Using Standard Post

Although Priority Mail takes precedence over First-Class Mail and Standard Post, you can send larger and oddly-shaped packages through Standard Post, such as tubes, rolls and boxes of unusual dimensions. However, you can’t use Standard Post for packages that measure more than 130 inches in length and width and weigh more than 70 pounds.

The USPS utilizes zone-based pricing for all Standard Post package shipping. There are 8 zones in the U.S. and prices are based on the distance from the original package location to the delivery destination. Prices start at $5.60 for a one pound package. Also, Standard Post is subject to USPS’s balloon pricing. The USPS can charge you extra if your parcel weighs less than 20 pounds, but measures between 84 and 108 inches in length and width.


USPS will allow you to buy most of its additional services to monitor your Standard Post package. USPS Tracking, Signature Confirmation, Return Receipt, COD, Restricted Delivery and insurance all are available for purchase before mailing your Standard Post package. This mail class is available for purchase at the Post Office only.

Standard Post cannot be purchased in the Stamps.com software. Online postage customers should use Parcel Select instead.

Try Stamps.com for 4 Weeks!

Every new customer account starts with:

  • Free 5 lb. Digital Scale, connects via USB
  • 4-week trial
  • $5 in free postage to use in trial period
  • Free Supplies Kit including postage labels
  • Additional $10 postage coupons to use after trial

*pay only s&h fee

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