Royal Mail Tariff Change

Royal Mail have announced changes to their international postal zones and tariffs, effective 2nd October 2023. Click here to view the latest zone map. All postal products and services are affected by these changes, including 1st and 2nd Class. As a franking machine user, you still benefit from substantial price advantages over stamped mail. Only Mailmark® franking machines and our SendPro® Online services are supported.
Full details of the changes can be found on the Royal Mail website at www.royalmail.com or by calling them on 08457 950 950.

Summary of Discounts for Mailmark Franking Machine Users*:

  • 6p difference on every 2nd Class Letter compared to stamped mail
  • 19p difference on every 1st Class Letter compared to stamped mail

 

Prices for the following Royal Mail products, available through your franking machine, will be changing:

  • First Class Letter
  • First Class Large Letter
  • Second Class Letter
  • Second Class Large Letter
  • Special Delivery - 9am
  • Special Delivery - 1pm
  • International Standard Letter Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Standard Large Letter Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Standard Small Parcels/ Printed Paper Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Economy Letter, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Economy Large Letter, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Economy Small Parcel/ Printed Paper, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Tracked Letter Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Tracked Large Letter Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Tracked Small Parcel/ Printed Paper Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Tracked & Signed Letter Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Tracked Small Parcel/ Printed Paper Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Signed Letter Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Signed Large Letter Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • International Signed Small Parcel/ Printed Paper Europe Zones 1, 2 & 3, Rest of World 1,2 & 3
  • Consequential Loss fees for Special Delivery 9am & 1pm
  • Additional Compensation

 

Please note it is your obligation as a franking customer to comply with section 7 of Royal Mail´s scheme for franking. Download information about the scheme here. The value of postage paid indicated by the Franking Mark on any letter must conform to the applicable rate and in order to comply with the HMRC VAT rules you must update the rates on your franking machine before 2nd October 2023.

 

* Up to and including 250g Royal Mail® 2nd class large letter vs stamps. Savings for other services can be found here . Savings do not include equipment running costs or consumables. No minimum volumes needed. (prices correct as of 2nd October 2023).