Postage rates effective 3 September 2017
The version 3.02 and 4.00 releases of the program have the old rates. You will need to update the program with these new rates.
Click here for screen shot of the rate table.
Here are the rates effective 3 September 2017 also the suggested shipping method.
There are thickness and uniformity of thickness restrictions.
The service charge is 10 cents plus 10 cents per ounce for the first 10 ounces
I have found that I could send most 3 oz items as Letter rate. Then the postage is only $0.91
The table now shows both choices.
|Ounces||Rate Type||Postage||Envelope Instructions|
|1||Letter||.49||white letter envelope*|
|2||Letter||.70||white letter envelope*|
|3||Letter||.91||white letter envelope*|
|3||Large Envelope||1.40||6 x 9 craft envelope - double stacked**
|4***||Large Envelope||1.61||6 x 9 craft envelope - double stacked**|
|5||Large Envelope||1.82||6 x 9 craft envelope - double stacked**|
|14||Priority||6.65||Priority Flat Rate Envelope****|
|15||Priority||6.65||Priority Flat Rate Envelope****|
|16||Priority||6.65||Priority Flat Rate Envelope****|
* Not to exceed .25 inch thickness
** 6 x 9 craft envelope - load the cards in 2 even stacks keeping a uniform
thickness. Package must stay flexible. Not to exceed
.75 inch thickness. Do not use metal clasped envelopes.
***Up to 3.5 oz and up to .25 inch thick = $1.12
if over 3.5 oz, then at 4 oz rate shown
**** The Priority Rate small box is $7.15. The regular 12 1/2 x 9 1/2
Priority Flat Rate envelope is $6.65
The envelope works better for shipping cards. The padded Flat Rate envelope is $7.20 which also works well.
Postcards are $0.34
First Class 1 oz Airmail to DX - $1.15 (Canada now has different rates depending on zones)
Priority Regional Boxes (online): Zones 1-2 Box A = $6.52 Box B = $7.17
1/2016 - Online discounts are no longer available unless you use a commercial service.
Link to the United States Postal Service
Last update - 3 October 2017