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How Does iPostal1 Work?

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 ($9.95).

How is PostScan Mail different from iPostal1?

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 package delivery. We offer a step-by-step guide in setting up your account which includes 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 allow for free open and scan requests.

PostScan Mail ipostal1
Incoming Mail 30/month 30/month
Open and Scan 5 free requests up to 10 pages, then $2 per envelope up to 10 pages, $0.25 per additional page $2 per envelope up to 6 pages, $0.25 per additional page
Free Mail Storage 30 days, then $0.05 per item per day 30 days free then $1.10/item per month
Free Package Storage 7 days, then $0.10 per lb per day Days and fees vary on size and weight
Recycling Yes Yes
Check Deposit No $4.95/per check, plus postage
Forwarding Yes Yes
Cloud Storage Unlimited 2 GB
Live Support Yes No

View your mail with PostScan Mail!

Plans start as low as $9.95/month

Our Advantage

  • 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.

  • advantage

    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.


$9.95 /month

Incoming Mail

30 Items

Open and Scan

5 Items

Incoming Mail

60 Items

Open and Scan

10 Items


$24.95 /month

Incoming Mail

120 Items

Open and Scan

20 Items

Additional Fees

  • Additional Received
  • $.50 per extra envelope or package scan.
  • Each additional mail item over your plan's incoming mail limit.
  • Additional Open & Scan
  • $2.00 per envelope for up to 10 pages, then $.25 per additional page.
  • Each open and scan will be charged based on item and number of pages.
  • Mail Forwarding
  • $.85 cents per item plus the cost of shipping.
  • Mail items can be bundled into a single package and forwarded.
  • Mail Storage
  • First 30 days free, then $.05 per envelope per day.
  • Mail items are stored free for 30 days.
  • Package Storage
  • First 7 days free, then $.10 per pound per day.
  • Packages are stored free for 7 days.
  • Additional Mailbox Users
  • $5 per month, per additional user.
  • You can add a dedicated mailbox for other individuals or businesses.

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