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New postage rates

From Monday 25th March:

  • Letters up to 100g: 1st class up 3p to 70p, 2nd class up 3p to 61p.
  • Large letters up to 100g: 1st class up 5p to £1.06, 2nd class up 4p to 83p. Small parcels up to & including 1kg: 1st class up 10p to £3.55, 2nd class up 5p to £3.00.
  • Small parcels up to & including 2kg: 1st class unchanged at £5.50, 2nd class up 5p to £3.00.
  • Medium parcels up to & including 1kg: 1st class up 5p to £5.80; 2nd class up 5p to £5.10.
  • Medium parcels up to & including 2kg: 1st class unchanged at £8.95, 2nd class up 5p to £5.10.
  • Letters or postcards to anywhere outside the UK, up to 10g, go up 10p to £1.35 because of an increase in transport costs. For letters up to 20g the cost is £1.35 for Europe and £1.55 for world zones 1 & 2; up to 100g the cost is £1.60 for Europe and £2.30 for world zones 1 & 2.

These are the main changes for the most common sizes. Full details of all new rates, including for franking machines, are at https://www.royalmail.com/prices2019.