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Mail stamps by SMS request

I was just mailing a letter this evening and thought I would pass on a handy tip if you don't physically have time to get to a post office to buy a stamp.

Just text STAMP to 414. You then get notified with a code, which is valid, once only, for a standard weight, standard size letter, within CH. You just write the code on the envelope, and that's it, it's ready to post.

More info and their T&C's are at swisspost.ch/smsstamp

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Old 04.05.2017, 22:18
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that's amazing. thanks for this tip.
Very convenient, customer friendly
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Is that A or B pist?
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Is that A or B pist?
Tonights drunk poster?
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Re: Mail stamps by SMS request

That's assuming you have a phone of course. And that what you want to post is destined for Switzerland. Not the case for me usually.

This info is actually on our local post box. So no excuse for putting a letter in the post without a stamp now.
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Old 05.05.2017, 22:04
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That's assuming you have a phone of course. And that what you want to post is destined for Switzerland. Not the case for me usually.

This info is actually on our local post box. So no excuse for putting a letter in the post without a stamp now.
And an account with post-finance?
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Re: Mail stamps by SMS request

I believe it eould be charged to your cell-phone account?
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Re: Mail stamps by SMS request

This tip has been posted a few times before, but it's a great reminder.

The sms is charged, so it's added to your mobile bill (or deducted from your payg balance; whatever).

It's also useful if you're asking someone to post something small to you - you can text them a code to cover the postage cost.

Unfortunately there's no choice in stamps.
https://www.post.ch/en/private/a-z-o...ing-sms-stamps
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This tip has been posted a few times before, but it's a great reminder.

The sms is charged, so it's added to your mobile bill (or deducted from your payg balance; whatever).

It's also useful if you're asking someone to post something small to you - you can text them a code to cover the postage cost.

Unfortunately there's no choice in stamps.
https://www.post.ch/en/private/a-z-o...ing-sms-stamps
Yep, that's cool. Thanks for the info OP.
And it's for an A-Post letter (just looked it up).
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