U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary
 [Register]
Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary The Triangle Area
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 12-18-2008, 10:48 AM
 
3,651 posts, read 5,628,668 times
Reputation: 2614

Advertisements

eg do they sell them in grocery stores here? Which? Lowes, etc? (I'm in Brier Creek FYI but be good to know generally about Raleigh area) Thx
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-18-2008, 10:52 AM
 
574 posts, read 782,874 times
Reputation: 587
Yes, you can get them at any of the food stores. You can't always get the pretty Christmas ones there, but if you want functional stamps without the post office wait, they'll do!

I also like to just order them from usps.com if I don't need them for a few days. No shipping and they mail 'em right to ya!

Edit: Dh just informed me they charge a dollar now. I could have sworn they were free at one point. Good grief. Still...if you need a lot it's not that bad.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Durham, NC
1,354 posts, read 4,000,574 times
Reputation: 728
Costco, and you save like 50 cents on $20 worth of stamps.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 10:58 AM
 
Location: Durham, NC
1,048 posts, read 2,345,539 times
Reputation: 687
I know the cashiers at Food Lion have them, because I ran into a cashier last night that had them!

She unfortunately was recounting a tale of how she just sent Christmas cards to Canada, and how awesome it was that Canadian postage cost the same (1 stamp) because "it's just like another State". Facepalm.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 11:25 AM
 
17 posts, read 60,777 times
Reputation: 12
I bought Christmas stamps in Food Lion at the service desk a few weeks ago and there was no extra charge.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 11:37 AM
 
Location: NC
1,125 posts, read 3,045,268 times
Reputation: 670
Lowe's Food in Brier Creek has them, I have purchased stamps there several times at the Customer Service desk.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 11:44 AM
 
321 posts, read 998,328 times
Reputation: 138
Hallmark in Brier Creek has a post office set up at the back of the store.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 11:55 AM
 
2,601 posts, read 3,892,753 times
Reputation: 2793
Any one of those mailing type places will also have stamps: MailBox etc, UPS shipping stores, etc, etc.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 12:01 PM
 
3,651 posts, read 5,628,668 times
Reputation: 2614
Great thx all for quick replies!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-18-2008, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
163 posts, read 672,720 times
Reputation: 57
We use the 'Stamps by Mail' -no fee. Just pickup a free mailer from the PO or from your mail carrier. Does not provide a choice of design.

FoodLion should advertise they have Christmas or other special stamps -could have gotten at least one grocery run from us.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:




Over $84,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top