## How do I know how many stamps to use?

Divide the postage price by the price of a Forever stamp. The number you get is how many stamps you’ll need. If your postage cost comes to \$2.32, for example, you would divide 2.32 by 0.50 to get 4.64. Round up for a total of 5 stamps.

How many stamps do I need for a card and gift card?

If it is a normal card with a giftcard it should weight between 1-2 ounces. If you have a mail or kitchen scale, weigh it for more accuracy. Should be two stamps. But if you weigh it check calculate shipping, make sure you select first class mail for pricing.

### Can you put two stamps on a card?

Avoid placing two Forever Stamps on a mail piece for heavier mail. Additional ounces are much cheaper costing only \$0.20 per additional ounce rather than \$0.58 for a one ounce letter. If you add two Forever Stamps to a 2 ounce letter, you would be paying for an item that should only cost \$0.78.

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How do I know if I need more than one stamp?

Customers must affix additional postage when mailing letters weighing in excess of 1 ounce and/or letters subject to the nonmachinable surcharge or mailpieces subject to another rate of postage (e.g., large envelopes or packages).

#### Can I use 2 Forever stamps for extra postage?

You can use more than one Forever Stamp if you need to send a package or a letter that weighs more than an ounce. Each stamp is worth the current first-class rate (not what you paid for them). So if you paid \$0.49 and the rate rises to \$0.50, you can put two Forever Stamps on a package to get \$1.00 worth of postage.

How do you tell if an envelope needs two stamps?

## What happens if I don’t put enough postage on a letter?

Anything that gets rejected for postage will be handled manually, and if they are missing enough postage they will usually be sent back to the sender, though occasionally they will be delivered “postage due” meaning the recipient has to make up the missing amount if they want to receive the letter.

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Can I still use my forever stamps?

USPS states “The Forever Stamp will be valid for mailing any future 1-ounce single-piece First-Class Mail letter, no matter what the price may be at the time of mailing — without the addition of extra postage.”

### How many stamps do I need for a thick card?

Anything weighing more than that is considered a flat. For anything larger than a 6×9 manilla envelope, the maximum weight is 13 ounces before being priced as a package. The base price for anything weighing up to an ounce is \$1.00, equivalent to two stamps with a \$0.20 per oz increase.

When does a card require extra postage?

Pay close attention to envelopes such as greeting cards marked “Extra Postage Required.”. In most cases, a letter-size mailpiece is classified and priced as a large envelope (flat) if it exceeds 3.5 ounces or 6-1/8″ by 11-1/2″ by 1/4″ thick.

#### How much postage does it take for a 9×12 envelope?

How many Stamps should I put on a 9×12 Envelope. One can use 2 First-Class stamps to mail a 9×12 envelope with a weight up to 1 ounce. The United States Postal Service (USPS) charges \$1.00 in postage for 9×12 envelopes that weigh up to an ounce. Two \$0.55 First-Class stamps provide enough postage in this case.