Question: Can I Send A Bubble Mailer First Class?

Is a bubble mailer an envelope or a package?

Are Bubble Mailers Packages or Envelopes.

This depends on the thickness of your bubble mailer.

Once packed, if your bubble mailer is 3/4 of an inch thick or less, it’s considered an envelope.

If your bubble mailer is over 3/4 of an inch thick, it’s considered a package..

How many stamps do I need for a bubble mailer?

7 stampsAssuming that you’re too thick due to bubble rap, it’s $3.50 before adding any additional services for standard First Class mail. At current “forever” value of $0.50 – that means 7 stamps.

How much does it cost to ship a bubble mailer?

If it’s not over 1/4 inch thick, it’s a letter and would cost 47 cents to mail. If it meets any of the criteria for being “nonmachinable” then add 21 cents; that would include being lumpy or rigid. If it’s over 1/4 inch thick but not over 3/4 inch thick, not rigid, and not lumpy, then it’s a flat and would ship for $.

How many stamps do I need for a 4×7 bubble mailer?

As long as it is 4 oz or less, it would cost $3.50 to mail. Since the current value of a forever stamp is $. 50, you would need 7 stamps.

How many stamps do I need for a 6×9 bubble mailer?

First Class Mail A 6” x 9” envelope weighing up to 1 ounce requires one $. 50 first class rate stamp. For each additional ounce, you’ll have to pay $0.21. So, for weight between 1 and 2 ounces, it’ll cost you $0.71.

How much does it cost to mail a 4×8 bubble mailer?

If you can fit it within the dimensions of a small letter (less than 11.5″x6″, under 0.25″ thick), then you might be able to mail it as a non-machinable letter which costs $1.30-$3 depending on weight. I think a bubble mailer immediately makes it too thick though and this method has no tracking.

How many stamps do I need for a padded envelope?

Provided it is >¼” and ≤¾”thick, of uniform thickness, and flexible enough to go through the large envelope (“flat”) sorting equipment, it qualifies as a “large envelope”; your three Forever stamps provide sufficient postage for a ≤3-oz large envelope at present rates (1/2/2018).

Is a bubble mailer considered a flat?

Thick Envelopes: Includes bubble-mailers and other large, padded envelopes and mailers and has the same size restrictions as a flat. Since a Thick Envelope is under 1 cubic foot, the Stamps.com software does not add any USPS surcharges or ask for package dimensions.

How many stamps do I need for a 4×6 bubble mailer?

So I tried to reduce the cost of shipping, all the while maintaining protection for my cards, by placing 2 forever stamps on a 4×6 bubble mailer which weighed under 1oz.

Can I mail a bubble mailer with stamps?

Sure, using postage stamps on a bubble/padded envelope is the same as on a regular envelope. The postage rate has to be met by the sum of all stamps, on any cover. You just might have to put more postage on the bubblicious one, due to the added weight. I’m confident that this reply did not burst your bubble.

What is a bubble envelope considered?

All bubble mailers are considered “packages”, whether it’s the Kraft paper type or the white poly (XPAK).

How much does a bubble mailer weigh?

1 ozAverage Weight of a Bubble Mailer is 1 oz, Same for a Padded Envelope and Manila Envelope. add 1 oz.