North Santa Rosa

Postage Rates Increase

USPS® Announces New Rates Effective January 22, 2012 . Here is a review of the USPS changes.

Mailing Rates:
  • First Class Letters (1 oz.) – 1 cent increase (from 44¢ to 45¢)
  • Letters additional ounces – unchanged at 20¢
  • Postcards – 3 cent increase
  • Letters to Canada or Mexico (1 oz.) – 5 cent increase
  • Letters to other international destinations (1 oz.) – 7 cent increase
  • Price changes for other Mailing Services, including Standard Mail, Package Services and Extra Services
Shipping Rates:
  • The overall price change for all Shipping Services is 4.6%, with Priority Mail prices increasing an average 3.1% and Express Mail prices increasing an average 3.4%
Express Mail:
  • Express Mail lower retail prices for half- and one-pound packages to local and close-in areas
  • Updated pricing for Flat Rate Envelope
Priority Mail:
  • Updated domestic retail pricing for Priority Mail Flat Rate products

Prices will also be adjusted for other Shipping Services products and services, including International Mail.
Posted by on Jan 19 2012. Filed under Local. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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