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Shipping Costs Question

I know that a lot of people are able to ship small boxes, priority-rate for $7 and was wondering how people do this? For the life of me I can't get it under $11 and really want to cheapen the cost for "nothing". First time I shipped using boxes, I lost out on $20

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 09:30 PM
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Flat rate boxes & regional rate boxes.
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Flat rate boxes & regional rate boxes.
I use Flat-Rate but they still costed me $11 for shipping (each)

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I use Flat-Rate but they still costed me $11 for shipping (each)
Purchasing postage at the post office I'm guessing?
It's $5.15 printed online for a small flat rate

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The $11 price tag is for a medium flat rate. Check http://postcalc.usps.com/ and click "more" in #4. The first one in that second screen is a small flat rate priority box priced at $5.35 through USPS (and a bit cheaper through Evilbay or Paypal).
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Ok, It actually was Med. Flat-rate so that makes more sense now.

Thanks for the help

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