iPostal1 is a virtual mailbox service that offers subscriptions ranging from $9.99 to $39.99. As with other virtual mailbox providers, iPostal offers different plans based on usage. We will be comparing iPostal1's Green Plan ($9.99) versus PostScan Mail's Starter Plan ($14.95).
We strive to deliver value in each of our subscription plans. Our philosophy is simple: offer our customers a simple and cost effective product that helps them to manage their postal mail online. PostScan Mail allows you to choose from our growing network of real US mailing addresses that offer local pick up and packae delivery. We offer a step-by-step guide in settting up your account which incluldes a postal consent (1583) and change of address form wizard.
Our software interface is friendly and intuitive allowing for easy navigation on your tablet, phone or PC. Our pricing and mail scanning limits are generous and allows for free open and scan requests.
|Open and Scan||$2 per envelope up to 6 pages, $0.25 per additional page after that||10 free content scans included, up to 15 pages each|
|Free Mail Storage||30 days||30 days|
|Shredding||Yes, $2 each for up to 6 pages, $0.25/page afterwards||Yes, Free|
|Check Deposit||$4.95/per check, plus postage||No|
|Cloud Storage||2 GB||Unlimited|
PostScan Mail gives you full control over your postal mail wherever you are. You can manage your mail and packages online with complete security. You decide what you need to do with your mail.
PostScan Mail automatically scans and secures your mail content to your online mailbox. Enjoy free access to these PDFs as long as your account is active. Customize your own folders and attach, download or delete the scans as you wish.
PostScan Mail scans the envelopes of your postal mail and packages in addition to the content as well. It delivers mail to you with complete protection to your privacy.
Receive free physical mail storage for the first 30 days of each item's receipt date. For a small fee, you can keep your mail or packages in storage for as long as you like. PostScan mail lends you a helping hand, keeping your home or office clutter-free.
You choose which items you want delivered and PostScan Mail forwards them wherever you are, anywhere in the world. It’s that easy.
Through PostScan Mail, you can enjoy automated online mail management. Set-up filters to automatically move certain mail items you receive into predetermined folders. You can even automate operations such as scan, shred, recycle or transfer at your convenience.
PostScan Mail recycling capabilities are entirely environment-friendly. We offer unlimited shredding and protect against identify theft through strict security practices.
You can add multiple sub-users to your PostScan Mail account. Users can be either individuals or businesses. Once you set their usernames, PostScan Mail will generate them passwords to access their sub-accounts where they receive their own mail separately.
The PostScan Mail advantage:
Great Addresses – All of the mailing addresses in our network provide the same standarized pricing, you get the same features and service regardless of location. Choose from some of the most desired locations in the country such as New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Anaheim, and many more.
No Contracts – There are no annual contracts and you can upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your subscription at any time. Privacy and security is important to us, so we offer bank-level encryption on all mail related images and data.
Our starter plan starts at $14.95 per month and offers but offers larger scan limits, this means your bottom line cost with a PostScan Mail subscription is actually lower. Additionally, we offer unlimited recipients and online storage.
As you can see above, the iPostal1 plan that started at $9.99 comes out to be a lot more costly, once you start to receive mail deliveries.