Tips on Mailing Your Invitations
offer your guests the first glimpse of the special day you have
planned to celebrate your wedding. The U.S. Postal Service offers
these tips for mailing your invitations and for making them
as unique as your wedding.
invitations are often oversized and more bulky than regular
mail, it's a good idea to take them to the Post Office, with
all of the enclosures, to be weighed before you choose the stamps.
Most wedding invitations weigh more than one ounce and will
need additional postage.
For an added touch of individuality,
you may want to use stamps that illustrate special interests
of the bride or groom. For example, a diving enthusiast
might want to use the Pacific Coral Reef stamps, while
a film buff would enjoy the American Filmmaking commemorative.
other things to keep in mind
when sending out invitations:
* Use complete and current addresses, with standardized abbreviations.
Keep in mind that phone books
are not the best source for addressessbecause
they do not
include apartment numbers or Post Office boxes.
* Use the correct ZIP Code, which can be found at www.USPS.com
or by calling (800) ASK-USPS.
* Black print on a white or pastel envelope is preferred when
If you have any questions, please let customer service know!
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