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Subject: New rates May 11, 2009
Date Posted: 2/11/2009 9:30 AM ET
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Media - 1 pound - 2.38, 2 pound - 2.77, 3 pound - 3.16, 4 pound - 3.55, 5 pound - 3.94

First class Parcel - 1 ounce - 1.22, 2 ounce - 1.39, 3 ounce - 1.56, 4 ounce 1.73, 5 ounce - 1.90, 6 ounce - 2.07, 7 ounce - 2.24, 8 ounce - 2.41

Date Posted: 2/12/2009 4:36 PM ET
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Here's a link to USPS.com that shows all the new prices in cute tables and downloadable files.  Thanks Patti for listing the Media & 1st Class Parcel rates.

I read the article at MSNBC.com and they had at least one incorrect new postage amount.

 



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Subject: New Postal Rates
Date Posted: 3/6/2009 2:12 PM ET
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Thanks for the info, Patti!

Date Posted: 3/15/2009 9:07 AM ET
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Ouch, ouch, ouch!  Thanks for the heads up, Patti!

Date Posted: 3/24/2009 4:25 PM ET
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Keep in mind that you can buy the "forever stamps" for 42c up until the rate change date and then afterwards they are good for 44c postage!!  You willl automatically thus save about 5% on your postage that way----maybe should stock up on them, I think.

Date Posted: 3/24/2009 11:43 PM ET
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Already stocked up on a couple hundred of the "forever" stamps, but I'll probably buy a few hundred more before May.

 

Date Posted: 3/28/2009 1:22 PM ET
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Can we assume the Paperpack Swap will switch the rates on this website at exactly the correct time? 

Date Posted: 3/28/2009 3:31 PM ET
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Yes, I think we can, because the PO usually gives a 7 day "grace" period where items with the correct "old" postage on them will still be accepted.

A week is a pretty big target to hit.  ;)

 

Date Posted: 5/4/2009 6:15 AM ET
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Reminder bump to the top...

Date Posted: 5/10/2009 3:37 PM ET
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My General Post Master said media wasn't going up!  Wait til Monday when I mail off my books!

Subject: PBS prices not high enough!
Date Posted: 5/11/2009 5:18 AM ET
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I'm trying to buy mail on PBS, but the price it gave me wasn't enough to cover the new minimum media mail price of $2.38.  How do I tell PBS to correct its new prices?

Subject: never mind
Date Posted: 5/11/2009 5:54 AM ET
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Oops I spoke too soon. I see on the usps website where it says there is a discount for barcodes, that must be where the missing 4 cents is.....