How to Save on Shipping Costs for Gifts
How to Save on Shipping Costs
Let's face it, in our mobile world, many of our family and friends live away from us and that makes gift giving a bit more complicated. But you'd never think of not sending a new baby gift, holiday gifts or birthday gifts to your sweet niece and nephews.
So how to you work your budget to splurge on the gift and save on shipping costs. Here are a few ways to save on shipping costs.
How to Save on Mailing Costs
Consider signing up for a Stamps.com account. You'll receive a free postage scale to get your most accurate mail weights.
Upcycle all your small cardboard boxes that you receive when you purchase items online or use old shoe boxes.
How to Save on Shipping Online Gifts
Determine whether there is a minimum purchase amount to qualify for free shipping. Depending on the store, this is usually pretty easy to meet and exceed. Consider purchasing multiple gifts for multiple people in the same family for a variety of occasions. For example, If you have more than one family group in the same area, save by sending all holiday gifts to one family.