Getting Started

Quickly learn all the basics about what Pirate Ship is and how it works.

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How to select your Package Type when creating a label

A visual example of choosing your Packaging Type and Services
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How to choose a shipping Service when creating a label

A visual example of choosing a Service before buying a label
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Does Pirate Ship have a referral program?

Do I get affiliate credit for referring friends?
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How Do I Create a Label?

There are three options for creating a label.
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How does Pirate Ship make money?

What's our business model? What's the catch? Is this too good to be true? Here's why you shouldn't worry about us, USPS® has got our back!
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What is Pirate Ship?

Learn more about our free shipping software
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How much does Pirate Ship cost?

Pirate Ship is 100% free, with no markups, fees, or minimums
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How do I sign up for Pirate Ship and start shipping?

Signing up is free and easy
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Is there a free trial, or do I need to enter my credit card to create an account?

Pirate Ship is 100% free with no monthly fees or hidden costs
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Do I need an account with USPS®, Stamps.com®, or Endicia® to use Pirate Ship?

You don’t need an account with any other company
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I ship lots of packages, can I get better rates?

Learn about the deepest discounts USPS® offers
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Is my data safe with Pirate Ship?

Data storage and privacy
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How do I print labels? Do I need a special kind of printer?

Printing shipping labels and label printer recommendations
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Can I print a test label?

Test labels to verify your printer is working correctly
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