One Global Forever stamp covers the cost of mailing a first-class letter weighing up to 2 ounces sent from the U.S. to Canada. Letters weighing more than 2 ounces need additional postage. The stamp covers the cost of a 1-ounce letter to all international destinations. A single global stamp has a value equivalent to current first-class international postage rates.Continue Reading
The inaugural design of the Global Forever stamp depicts the planet Earth in colorful hues of green, red, blue and yellow. Released on Earth Day, the design is a realistic composite of 3D satellite images of North America surrounded by vibrant oceanic waters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provided the model for the project. The red, green and blue areas on the stamp are exactly what sea surface temperature variations look like when observed by scientists. The initial idea for this scientific artwork came from a citizen stamp advisory committee. The U.S. Post Office teamed up with the NOAA to create an image that celebrates the Earth and oceans.
The Global Forever stamp is used similarly to the domestic Forever stamp. Both stamps offer people an alternative to regular postage stamps. Forever stamps ensure that mail gets to its destination regardless of postal rate increases.Learn more about Postal Services
As of January 26, 2014, Forever Stamps from the U.S. Postal Service are 49 cents each. Forever Stamps are always sold at the same price as current First Class postage stamps, the price of which has increased nearly every year since 2006.Full Answer >
As of March 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS) sets a 1-ounce weight limit for a First-Class letter with a single stamp on it, so the second-ounce rate is in place so that people can mail letters of up to 2 ounces by including a special additional stamp for a lower cost than using two regular stamps. First-Class Mail is a service to send light letters and packages between 1 and 3 business days throughout the United States.Full Answer >
Mailing a standard postcard or standard letter weighing 2 ounces or less from the United States to Canada costs $1.20 in 2016. Letters valued under $400 weighing 3 or more ounces cost more per ounce. The U.S. Postal Service has an international postage calculator to determining overseas postage costs.Full Answer >
As of 2014, it takes three regular postage stamps to mail a letter from the U.S. to Canada. It costs $1.15 to mail a letter to Canada from the United States as of 2014.Full Answer >