US Postal Service raises prices

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has increased the cost of postage in the US as of today, Sunday, July 10, 2022. A regular first-class stamp now costs two cents more than it did previously.

First-Class Mail Forever will now cost 60 cents for standard-sized letters weighing up to one ounce, up from its previous price of 58 cents.

A letter sent with a First-Class Mail Forever stamp can be anticipated to arrive in one to five business days, according to the USPS.

In the meantime, the cost of a domestic postcard has increased from 40 cents to 44 cents, and the cost of an international letter has increased from $1.30 to $1.40.

A domestic package (up to 13 ounces) now costs $4.50 as standard.

USPS: a quick look at the main first-class postage rates Letter (up to one ounce): 60 cents Metered letter (up to one ounce): 57 cents

Price per additional ounce for letters: 24 cents Domestic postcard: 44 cents International letter: $1.40