A passport stamp is an impression that immigration authorities place on a traveler's passport when entering and leaving a country. Most countries use a rubber stamp to ink the impression, but some, such as Japan, use stickers.Know More
Many travelers view their passport stamps as badges of honor or special trophies. Highly prized stamps among travelers include Antarctica, which is hard to get to, and Burma, which until recently was closed to tourism. Other remote places for a bucket list include Easter Island, Galapagos, Greenland, Machu Picchu and the Republic of San Marino.
Some remote locations have souvenir passport stamps you can request from their offices of tourism.Learn more about Postal Services
In 1992, the cost of mailing a 1-ounce letter by first-class mail was 29 cents. The rate went into effect in February 1991 and remained until the end of 1994, according to the U.S. Postal Service. The non-denominated "F" stamp was issued for this rate.Full Answer >
Most grocery stores, banks and drug stores sell postage stamps. However, special stamps or different values of stamps may only be offered at post offices.Full Answer >
Printing international postage can be done at home. The United States Postal Service and Stamps.com have partnered up to allow letter senders to print international stamps and send packages directly from home.Full Answer >
The price of a first class postage stamp was raised from 37 cents to 39 cents on Jan. 8, 2006. The change followed the approval of a Postal Rate Commission recommendation to raise prices on all classes of mail approximately 5.4 percent.Full Answer >