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Subject: PBS postage
Date Posted: 10/29/2023 2:59 AM ET
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To clarify,,,,to use PBS postage service, coming out of my account will be 55 cents along with the cost of the Media Mail charge?

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Date Posted: 10/29/2023 6:55 AM ET
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Yes, the 55 cents is the fee paid to Endicia, the online postage provider. As a Standard Member you will get one free printable postage a month if you want to try it out.

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Date Posted: 10/30/2023 10:30 AM ET
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Personally I use Pirate Ship for any shipments after I use up the free postage credit I get each month. That 55 cents covers credit insurance as well, so it can be worth it for some.

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Date Posted: 10/31/2023 6:15 AM ET
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To be clear, Standard members get one fee-free postage printing per month. You still pay the postage, just not the 55-cent fee. (The site pays Encicia's fee for you.) Limited members get one fee-free postage printer per quarter.

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Date Posted: 11/5/2023 2:10 PM ET
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The .55 is worth it to be able to avoid going to the post office.  I just stick in my mailbox.