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How many stamps do you need to send a letter to Mexico?

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The postage cost to send a letter to Mexico depends on the weight of the envelope, according to the U.S. Postal Service. Postage for a letter that weighs no more than 3.5 ounces costs $1.15 to $2.86 as of January 2014. A letter requires between three and six 49-cent stamps.

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How many stamps do you need to send a letter to Mexico?
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As of 2014, using First-Class International Mail, a letter that weighs 1 ounce or less costs $1.15, a 2-ounce letter costs $1.72, a 3-ounce letter costs $2.29, and a 3.5-ounce letter costs $2.86. This assumes no special mailing service is required. A postcard to Mexico costs $1.15 in postage. One can determine the exact number of stamps required by dividing the shipping cost by the value of a stamp; a First Class Mail stamp costs 49 cents as of January 26, 2014. It is also possible to purchase the exact amount of postage at the post office to avoid overspending on postage.

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