The United States Postal Service regularly raises rates to account for inflation and increased costs, having raised it 20 times during the 20th century. Since 2006, the USPS has raised the rate for all types of mail almo... More »

The U.S. postage rate for domestic First Class mail increased from 41 cents to 42 cents on May 12, 2008. That rate covers standard-size letters that weigh up to 1 ounce. The charge for additional ounces remained at 17 ce... More »

As of Aug. 19th, 2014, UK postage is not expected to increase in the near future. It already increased in 2014 after holding steady for two years since the prior increase. UK postage rates increased on March 31st, 2014. More »

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