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Does USPS deliver mail on Saturday?

Does USPS deliver mail on Saturday?

Do you have a package estimated to be delivered over the weekend? If your delivery is going to your PO box, keep in mind USPS has limited hours on Saturdays and are closed on Sundays.

By Joanna Heep

August 9, 2021

Earth Class Mail launches a virtual mailbox app for Android

Earth Class Mail launches a virtual mailbox app for Android

Announcing the launch of our Android app in the Google Play store. For our Android customers, the new app allows access to their Earth Class Mail virtual mailbox account easier to access and allows for pop-up notifications when they have new mail.

By Tere Kovacs

August 4, 2021

Why are some virtual mailbox providers so cheap?

Why are some virtual mailbox providers so cheap?

Earth Class Mail tries to keep its services affordable for all its customers, which is why our entry level plans start at $19 a month. Some local storefront mail centers offer virtual mailbox options for $10 a month. What’s the difference?

By Sara Yonker

August 2, 2021

How many stamps do I need? And where to buy?

How many stamps do I need? And where to buy?

If you’re mailing anything besides an ordinary letter, how many stamps do you put on an envelope? The number of stamps you put on letters or packages depends on the envelope size and its weight.

By Joanna Heep

July 26, 2021

How to change your address

How to change your address

You have a new address. Whether you’ve moved, signed up for a virtual mailbox or PO box, or have taken your business remote, you now need to communicate your new address with everyone.

By Joanna Heep

July 26, 2021

USPS 1583 Forms: What it is and how to complete one

USPS 1583 Forms: What it is and how to complete one

When you decide to make the change to a virtual mailbox service,  you need to authorize your service provider  to receive and open your mail. You do this with an official form called a USPS 1583.

By Tere Kovacs

July 21, 2021

Which virtual mailbox plan should you choose?

Which virtual mailbox plan should you choose?

Interested in a virtual mailbox, but unsure what to use? Take this quiz to see what plan fits your needs

By Sara Yonker

July 12, 2021

What’s the difference between a PO box and a virtual mailbox?

What’s the difference between a PO box and a virtual mailbox?

PO boxes and virtual mailboxes are more different than alike. Both give a non-residential address to share, but similarities end there. A virtual mailbox gives customers a full-range of options to manage their mail, important documents and packages online.

By Joanna Heep

July 6, 2021

Is it hard to get your mail delivered? A virtual address fixes that.

Is it hard to get your mail delivered? A virtual address fixes that.

Odd addresses or number mix-ups aren’t the only reason for mail delivery issues. If your address is difficult to deliver to, it can be a major inconvenience. .

By Sara Yonker

June 30, 2021

How does USPS informed delivery work?

How does USPS informed delivery work?

Informed Delivery, a no-cost, opt-in U.S. Postal Service service, gives customers the ability to preview incoming mail electronically before it arrives at their mailbox. Users receive an email notification with a preview of some of their letter-sized mail.

By Joanna Heep

June 23, 2021

What’s the difference between Informed Delivery and a virtual mailbox?

What’s the difference between Informed Delivery and a virtual mailbox?

What’s waiting for you in your mailbox? When you’re anticipating a payment, important paperwork, or a package, you don’t have to physically check your mail anymore to know what’s there.

By Joanna Heep

June 21, 2021

Do you have late mail or missing mail? Here are the biggest reasons for mail delays

Do you have late mail or missing mail? Here are the biggest reasons for mail delays

In the last several years, trends have inched toward longer mail delivery times. We try to optimize our operations at Earth Class Mail to avoid delays, but we depend on the work of the U.S. Postal Service.

By Sara Yonker

June 16, 2021

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