Does Fifth Third Bank Sell Stamps?
Short Answer: Yes you can be sheets of USPS Forever postage stamps from Firth Third Bank ATM’s and branches.
A trip to the post office purely to buy stamps can often seem like a bit of a waste of time. Luckily for us there are now a number of companies that also sell stamps making it easier and more convenient than ever to buy stamps. Fifth Third Bank is one of the companies that now sells postage stamps meaning you can stock up on stamps while you visit the bank.
Where Does Fifth Third Bank Sell Stamps?
When buying stamps from Fifth Third you actually have two options. The first is buying them directly from one the 1200 branches they have across 10 states. The branches are open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 12pm on Saturdays.
The other option you have is actually buying stamps directly from an ATM! Some of the new ATM’s used by Fifth Third Bank actually dispense stamps straight from the machine. This is a great feature for many because ATM’s are usually very centrally located and are available 24/7. The option to buy stamps is usually found in “Other Services” or similar. It is worth noting that not all Fifth and Third ATM’s can distribute stamps so you may need to do some searching to find one that does.
The sheets themselves come in bundles of 18, 36, 54 or 72 stamps and if you don’t actually use them it is possible to return them to any Fifth Third Bank branch and get a full refund.
Advantages Of Buying From Fifth Third Bank
With a number of different businesses selling stamps each has their own list of positive and negative factors that should influence where you buy stamps from. Here as some for Fifth Third Bank:
With over 1200 locations targeted in only 10 states if you happen to be in an area targeted by Fifth Third Bank then there is a good chance there’s a branch nearby. Most of the branches are found in the central parts of town meaning you probably work or shop nearby.
Fifth Third Bank is one of the few companies that actually allows you to return stamps for a refund if you don’t use them.
If you happen to have a Fifth Third ATM nearby that distributes stamps you’ve got one of the best alternatives to the post office at your fingertips. ATM’s are usually available 24 hours a day every day of the year.
Disadvantages Of Buying Stamps From Fifth Third Bank
No ATM Search:
Not all ATM’s sell stamps and at the current point in time you can’t actually search specifically for ATM’s that sell stamps. To find an ATM that does often just involves manually finding one or asking in a branch and hoping they know.
Large Bundles Only:
If you’re looking to only send 1 or 2 letters having to buy 18 stamps can be frustrating. Although Forever stamps don’t lose their value they can still be misplaced or forgotten about meaning you paid for stamps you didn’t need.
Finding The Nearest Fifth Third Bank Location
If you’re looking to find the nearest Fifth Third Bank to your location you can use their handy branch and ATM locator here. Alternatively you can use an application on your phone like Google Maps or Apple maps which will be able to show you the nearest branch and the directions to get there.
As stated earlier it is not possible to search for ATM’s that distribute stamps so it may be worth calling the branch near you to see if they have one. We’re hoping they add a postage stamp search function to their store locator soon.
Frequently Asked Questions
There are a few banks across America that sell stamps. The largest are Wells Fargo, US Bank, KeyBank and Fifth Third Bank.
In 2021 a book of 20 USPS Forever stamps costs $11. This means the price per stamp is 55c. Each Forever stamp is valid for sending one peice of First Class mail in America.
No not all ATM’s owned by Fifth Third Bank can distribute stamps. Unfortunately you are currently unable to search for ATM’s that do sell stamps through their branch finder.
Yes all Wells Fargo branches as well as select ATM’s can sell individual stamps and more.
When buying stamps from the branch it is only really a time saver if you happen to be going to the bank anyway. With limited business hours and not being open on Sundays there are a number of other businesses it is likely easier to buy stamps from.
The real convenience factor is when you find a Fifth Third ATM that sells stamps. If you have one of those nearby you have access to stamps 24 hours a day and usually in a centrally located position. The fact you can also return stamps that are not used is icing on the cake.