They did it again! As of January 22, 2012, USPS has increased the price of stamps from 44 cents to 45 cents and postcard stamps increased from 29 cents to 32 cents! If you have purchased Forever stamps for your RSVP cards you are all set, however if you have the wedding bands stamp you will need to add a 1 cent stamp to ensure delivery.
Below details all of the recent changes:
FIRST-CLASS MAIL HIGHLIGHTS:
?Letters (1 oz.) – 1-cent increase to 45 cents. This is the first increase in the price of a First-Class Mail stamp since May 2009.
?Single-piece letters additional ounce rate – unchanged at 20 cents.
?Postcards – 3-cent increase to 32 cents
?Letters to Canada or Mexico (1 oz.) – 5-cent increase to 85 cents
?Letters to other international destinations – 7-cent increase to $1.05
?The second ounce will be free for First-Class Mail Presort pieces weighing between one and two ounces.
For more information visit www.usps.com.