by Cristina Latour

The latest on price increases for the coming cycle

New 2018 Mailing Service Prices

New United States Postal Service® pricing will take effect in January. The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved price changes for products that will take effect next year. The price increases include a one-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp. 

The First-Class Mail® prices for these products are:  

 

Current

New

Letters (1 oz.)   

$0.49

$0.50

Letters additional ounces    

$0.21

$0.21

Single-piece Flat – First ounce

$0.98

$1.00

Parcels - Retail (up to 4 oz.)

$3.00

$3.50

Postcards

$0.34

$0.35

Presorted letter (now same price up to 3.5 oz.)

$0.453

$0.458

Surcharge for non-machinable letters

$0.21

$0.21

Presorted flat (1 oz.)

$0.798

$0.799

Presorted flat additional ounce

$0.21

$0.21

Automation letters - 5-digit (1 oz.)

$0.373

$0.3738

Automation flat - 5-digit (1 oz.)

$0.446

$0.474

 

 

 

The USPS Marketing Mail prices for these products are:  

 

Current

New

Letters (3.5 oz. or less) - AADC (Non-automation)   

$0.284

$0.287

Flat (4 oz. or less) - ADC (Non-automation)

$0.555

$0.602

 

 


The new prices become effective on Jan. 21, 2018.

Additional pricing information can be found here.