What size is a 3kg prepaid satchel?

34cm x 42cm

Satchel Size Dimensions
500g A5 sized, (22cm x 33.5cm)
1kg A4 sized, (28cm x 35cm)
3kg A3 sized, (34cm x 42cm)
5kg A2 sized, (43.7cm x 59.7cm)

Do prepaid satchels have tracking?

Satchels can be sent nationwide for low rates, starting from $4.98 (ex. GST). This includes the pickup, tracking and fuel levies (you can also get a quick estimate quote from your dashboard, or view all pricing for satchels here).

How do I pack a parcel at the post office?

​​A parcel should ideally be packed and enclosed in a reasonably stron​g case wrapper, or cover fastened in a manner calculated to preserve the contents from loss or damage in the post, to prevent any tampering therewith, and to protect other postal articles from being damaged in any way thereby.

Can you use old Australia Post satchels?

Key Takeaways: Your existing Australia Post Prepaid Satchels in your warehouse will be automatically converted into the new system so you can use them as per normal just all can take up to 5kg now.

Do prepaid envelopes expire?

Do the envelopes expire or become obsolete? No. You only pay for the postage as it is used, so if there is a postal increase in the future, the appropriate rate will be charged when the envelope is used.

How do I ship a backpack?

Wrap the backpack with plastic wrap or bubble wrap tightly. Get an appropriate-sized box and line the bottom of the box with bubble wrap or packing paper. Place the backpack in the box and fill the box with more packing material. Seal the Box tightly with sturdy packing tape.

Are boxes at Post Office free?

The USPS will keep you well-stocked with boxes, stickers, forms and more for free. These pre-printed envelopes, Tyvek® mailers and boxes can be used to send items through Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express, and they’re eco-friendly.

Can you reuse parcel bags?

You can use them to return your goods in if you need to return or exchange items…just make sure you don’t damage the bag too much when you rip it open! Just turn your mailer bag inside out and pop your own addressed label on it, and seal it.

How can I tell if an envelope is prepaid?

The pre-addressed envelope you receive from your water company or credit card company typically will have a FIM A. This type of envelope is called a courtesy reply envelope – they have provided a preaddressed envelope as a courtesy to you.

Can I buy prepaid envelopes at the post office?

You can buy a prepaid envelope at the post office. A prepaid envelope is one of the best time saving, and oftentimes, money saving items available for those wishing to distribute letters, items, documents, or even small postcard mailers.

What is the cheapest way to mail a backpack?

I went to usps and usp stores and they said cheapest way was usps medium flat rate box which is about $14. I see a lot of ebayers selling backpacks with shipping costs around $8.95. How are they doing that!!!! I was told if I ship in box by weight it would be over $14.

How can I ship a backpack cheap?


  1. Wrap the backpack with plastic wrap or bubble wrap tightly.
  2. Get an appropriate-sized box and line the bottom of the box with bubble wrap or packing paper.
  3. Place the backpack in the box and fill the box with more packing material.
  4. Seal the Box tightly with sturdy packing tape.

Is it cheaper to send one big parcel or two smaller ones?

Small, heavy items are cheapest when shipped using USPS flat-rate pricing. Large, light items are cheapest when shipped with USPS Priority Mail. Large, heavy items are cheapest to ship using consolidated freight.

What can I use to pack a package?

Some of the more common alternatives to plastic packaging are paper bags, newspaper, shredded paper and cardboard boxes, all of which are are easy and affordable to source. They are also less harmful as compared to plastic packaging options.

Will the Post Office wrap my package for me?

Can I go to my local post office and get my parcel packed and wrapped, or do i have to do it myself? The Postal Service will not pack or wrap items for their customers. Do I have to put a return address? No, but it’s to your advantage if you do, particularly if for some reason the package cannot be delivered.

How can I get free envelopes to post?

Freepost envelopes are the professional way to do it and can be printed by Trade Printing UK (after you first apply for a licence from Royal Mail — see below) with your company’s details and company logo, using Royal Mail’s layout guidelines (we’ll use our superb, professional templates to create that for you!).

Can you get a prepaid envelope?

Prepaid envelopes are available in either first class or second class, and come in a variety of sizes. Simply write the address, and your envelope is ready to be mailed.