Post Office Prices Increase

The cost to mail one ounce letter and postcards has increased starting today.

Prices at the post office are higher than ever. 

Beginning today, the cost to mail a one ounce letter has increased to 46 cents a stamp. That’s up from 45 cents in 2012. Mailing a postcard also costs one penny more at 33 cents. The same increase was imposed in 2012.

New Domestic pricing for Priority Mail Flat Rate products are as follows:

  • Small box — $5.80
  • Medium box — $12.35
  • Large box — $16.85
  • Large APO/FPO box — $14.85
  • Regular envelope — $5.60
  • Legal envelope — $5.75
  • Padded envelope — $5.95

What do you think about the post office price increases? Tell us in the comments section. 

Just Sayin January 31, 2013 at 10:36 PM
Na na na na na an : P ??? So who belongs on the playground ??? LOL
Vicky Kujawa February 02, 2013 at 04:30 PM
Google 'sarcasm'..........
Vicky Kujawa February 02, 2013 at 04:31 PM
....or in Just Lyin's case, sar-CHASM...........
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Jack March 16, 2013 at 05:31 AM
Actually, it doesn't. It only increases the deficit. If they charged the same first-class rate for every piece they handle, instead of giving junk-mail the low low rates, they could probably reduce the prices and still stay in the black. As usual, corporations are pulling all the strings.


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