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usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

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usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

Any idea if/where one could purchase and send a USPS flat rate box on a Sunday? Will be in Waikiki on Sunday only and would like to ship some things home.

Thanks!

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1. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

Post offices are closed on Sunday. Am I confused?

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2. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

The boxes are free. The postage is a separate transaction. You may be able to buy the postage on line ... I have never done it ... but I don't know how you can mail them.

Hopefully others can provide the missing pieces.

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3. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

I think the Lobby at the waikiki post office on saratoga is open and you can get boxes and there is a self service machine you can use..its easy just follow the instructions.Good Luck.

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4. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

Try this at the IMP. Looks like a retail soace that is an approved post office. Call them to check.

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2330 KALAKAUA AVE UNIT 75

HONOLULU, HI 96815-5001

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800-ASK-USPS® (800-275-8777)

Phone 808-973-7515

TTY 877-889-2457

Retail Hours

Mon-Sat 8:30am - 10:00pm

Sun 9:00am - 9:00pm

Last Collection Hours

Mon-Sat 2:30pm

Sun Closed

Lobby Hours

Mon-Sat 8:30am - 10:00pm

Sun 9:00am - 9:00pm

PO Box Access Hours

Mon-Sat 8:30am - 10:00pm

Sun 9:00am - 9:00pm

Edited: 22 November 2012, 07:02
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5. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

For the self service machines, you can only drop off a certain size limit, 14 oz I think. If you are mailing a bigger box, you have to hand it off to a live person. At least that is the case here in CA.

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6. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

BL, of course post offices are closed on Sun. But boxes are often avail and there are mailing services that handle ups, fedx and usps.

That's why I asked the question! And looks like I got good answers...thanks to all of you!!

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7. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

Many Kinko's locations are open on Sundays and can usually can ship Fed Ex, and maybe UPS or DHL, but that may be too expensive for you. Ask about non-express shipping. I'd phone a local store before your trip and ask. There's a UPS store in Honolulu, but closed on Sunday.

Edited: 22 November 2012, 12:10
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8. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

The post office by the airport has flat rate boxes outside. You can buy postage for those boxes with their self service machine right there as well.

Once you finish packing and applying the self adhesive postage, you can put the boxes through the package slots.

Edited: 22 November 2012, 18:28
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9. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

I was hoping that someone other than I has been paying attention to which POs have complete self-service. Note that the medium boxes are self-taped - small ones might be, too - but I don't really trust it. I bring my own packing tape.

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10. Re: usps flat rate boxes -- place to buy on sunday?

BLBL

I LOVE the self service. When hubby was deployed and I was sending care packages over the holidays, I skipped the holiday lines and went to self service when they were closed :) I agree on the tape. Always add extra tape.