Royal Mail Tariff Changes – effective 1st July 2020

Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide have announced the revision of International service.

 

Summary of changes
Introduction of new Rest of World zone 3 covering USA.
Existing postal savings for other postal services, including 1st & 2nd Class domestic service, remain as per tariff change of 23rd March 2020.
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*:

  • 22p difference on every 2nd Class Letter compared to stamped mail
  • 11p difference on every 1st Class Letter compared to stamped mail

Summary of Discounts for Standard Franking Machine Users*:

  • 15p difference on every 2nd Class Letter compared to stamped mail
  • 7p difference on every 1st Class Letter compared to stamped mail

New Product & prices for the following Royal Mail products, available through your franking machine, will be introduced:

  • International Standard Letter - Rest of World Zone 3
  • International Standard Large Letter - Rest of World Zone 3
  • International Standard Small Parcels/ Printed Paper - Rest of World Zone 3
  • International Tracked Letter - Rest of World Zone 3
  • International Tracked Large Letter - Rest of World Zone 3
  • International Tracked Small Parcel/ Printed Paper - Rest of World Zone 3
  • International Tracked & Signed Letter - Rest of World Zone 3
  • International Tracked & Signed Small Parcel/ Printed Paper - Rest of World Zone 3

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 by 30th June 2020.

* Equipment and running costs are not included.