Cost of Stamps Will Soon Increase
The cost of a first-class stamp will go up a penny later this month.
The cost of stamps is going up again later this month.
Effective Jan. 27, 2013, the price of a first-class stamp will increase by a penny, to 46 cents. Postcards also will see a one-cent increase, to 33 cents.
In addition, the U.S. Postal Service is rolling out a new "Global Forever Stamp," which will allow customers to mail letters internationally for one set price of $1.10.
Meanwhile, new pricing for Priority Mail Flat Rate products has been announced as follows:
- Small box — $5.80
- Medium box — $12.35
- Large box — $16.85
- Large APO/FPO box — $14.85
- Regular envelope — $5.60
- Legal envelope — $5.75
- Padded envelope — $5.95
The Hellertown Post Office is located at 660 Delaware Avenue.