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NEW - January 2019 - USPS® Price Changes

Effective January 27, 2019, prices are changing for USPS First-Class Mail and Shipping Services.

The following is a summary of the NEW price changes. These prices will not take effect until January 27, 2019. 

  • First-Class Mail® Forever® stamp from 50 cents to 55 cents
  • First-Class Metered Letters from 47 cents to 50 cents
    5¢ savings over stamps
  • Additional ounces for First-Class letters decreases from 21¢ to 15¢
  • Mailing Services product prices increase approximately 2.5 percent on average
  • Shipping Services products will vary by product
  • Priority Mail increases an average of 5.9 percent
  • Priority Mail Express increases 3.9 percent overall

The Mailing Services price changes include:

Product

Expiring

New Prices 01/27/19

Letters 1 Oz.

$0.50

$0.55

Letters Additional Ounces

$0.21

$0.15

Letters (Metered)

$0.47

$0.50


The domestic Priority Mail Flat Rate® retail price changes include:

Product

Expiring

New Prices 01/27/19

Small Flat Rate Box

$7.20

$7.90

Medium Flat Rate Box

$13.65

$14.35

Large Flat Rate Box

$18.90

$19.95

APO/FPO Large Flat Rate Box

$17.40

$18.45

Regular Flat Rate Envelope

$6.70

$7.35

Legal Flat Rate Envelope

$7.00

$7.65

Padded Flat Rate Envelope

$7.25

$8.00

 

For more information about postal changes and ways to simplify your mailing and save, visit Rate Change Central.


Helpful information:

 shipping guide Guide to Office Shipping

rate chart USPS Rate Charts - printable - January, 2018


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