Postage Increases Take Effect Today
According to an article on the Post & Parcel website, "The major changes for retail customers will include a three-cent rise in First Class Mail additional ounces (to 20c per ounce), a one-cent rise for First Class Mail postcards (to 29c) with stamped postcards going up to 32c, and a rise for letters or postcards bound for Canada and Mexico to 80c." Letters and postcards to other international destinations remain the same 98c rate.
Retail rates for first-class parcels will be $1.71, up from $1.22. Postcard rates will be 29 cents, up from 28 cents, among other rate increases. The rate rises do not affect Express Mail or Priority Mail.
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