Category Archives: International Postage / Mail

Postage / Mail to Japan

Every year, more and more Americans cross the Pacific Ocean to visit or move to Japan. As a result, more and more of us find ourselves trying to make sense of Japanese addresses to send letters and parcels to friends and family abroad. This article outlines everything you need to know about sending postcards, letters,… Read More »

Postage / Mail to France

While France is one of the European countries closest to the United States, it is still very far away. Packages traveling to France must cross country borders and 4,775 miles of Atlantic Ocean to reach their destinations. As a result, international shipping can be long, arduous, and, at times, expensive. However, it doesn’t always have… Read More »

Postage / Mail to Canada

Shipping to Canada seems like it should be as easy as shipping within the continental United States; after all, it’s all part of the same landmass. However, shipments to Canada are considered international and are, therefore, subject to international shipping rates. This article outlines the best carriers for shipments to Canada, unique shipping requirements, and… Read More »

Postage / Mail to Puerto Rico

Mailing a postcard or letter within the United States is fairly simple: in most cases, you can affix a single stamp to the top left corner and send it on its way. However, when you start sending mail beyond the confines of the continental United States, the postage requirements become much more complex. One of… Read More »