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USPS is Raising Their Rates Again!!!

May 1, 2008

Also May 12th USPS will be Changing



their Prices as Follows:

A First-Class Mail stamp will be 42¢. Customers can continue to use the Forever Stamps that they purchased prior to May 12 at 41¢, even after the price change. We will have 5 billion Forever Stamps in stock to meet increased demand before the price change. Forever Stamps are widely available through Post Offices, Contract Postal Units, consignment locations, Automated Postage Centers, vending, and at The Postal Store®. We also will have a 62¢ stamp available shortly after May 12 for 1-ounce non machinable First-Class Mail letters


Pricing highlights:


No change in the First-Class Mail single-piece additional-ounce price.


Lower additional-ounce price for presorted First-Class Mail letters.


Lower pound price for Standard Mail saturation and high-density flats.


Shape-based pricing for First-Class Mail International letters, flats, and parcels.


First-Class Mail International price groups expand from five to nine groups.

Select prices:




First-Class Mail letter (1 oz.)








First-Class Mail letter (2 oz.)
















First-Class Mail large envelope (2 oz.)








Certified Mail








First-Class Mail International to Canada and Mexico (1 oz.)








First-Class Mail International to all other countries (1 oz.)