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Stamp Prices Increase Jan. 27: Information for Your Next Trip to the Post Office

But a new stamp, sold at White Lake-Highland area post offices, will allow customers to mail letters anywhere in the world for $1.10.

Time to stock up on stamps before postage rates increase at the end of the month.

The cost of sending most letters and packages will jump slightly on Monday, Jan. 27 when the US Postal Service ups its rates to help cover the costs of delivering the mail.

Forever Stamps—the ones that remain good despite future postal rate increases—will increase to 46 cents. (Penny-pinching hint: Purchase a bunch of 45-cent Forever Stamps now.)

Here's a rundown of price increases:

  • Letters (1 oz.) — 1-cent increase to 46 cents
  • Letters additional ounces — unchanged at 20 cents
  • Letters to all international destinations (1 oz.) — $1.10
  • Postcards — 1-cent increase to 33 cents

The USPS will also introduce a new First-Class Mail Global Forever Stamp. The stamp allows people to mail letters anywhere in the world for $1.10.

In addition, several new shipping-service products will be available in January. Free tracking will be offered to all competitive packages, including retail Priority Mail and Parcel Post.

To read the full announcement regarding postage rate adjustments, click here.

Post Offices in Highland Township and near White Lake are located at 376 Beach Farm Circle and 7650 Cooley Lake Road.

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