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Stamp Prices Going Up to 46 Cents This Month

Better buy your Forever Stamps now because the U.S. Postal Service has announced that prices will increase to 46 cents on Jan. 27.

Stamp Prices Going Up to 46 Cents This Month

 

The cost to mail a letter will rise slightly later this month when postal rate changes go into effect, according to the U.S. Postal Service.

Stamp prices will increase one cent, from 45 cents to 46 cents, to mail one-ounce letters, effective Jan. 27. The cost for letters weighing more than one ounce will stay the same, at 20 cents for each additional ounce, according to an announcement from the postal service.

Postcard stamps will also see a one-cent increase, from 32 cents to 33 cents. Letters under one ounce mailed anywhere internationally will cost $1.10, the announcement states.

Those looking to save a few cents could stock up on the postal service's Forever stamps (costing 45 cents until the one-cent increase on Jan. 27), which are usable even after stamp prices change.

 

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