2017 USPS First-Class Package Service Postage Rates and Increase Guide Vs 2016

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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has implemented new rates for domestic and international mail classes as well as its pecial Services on January 22, 2017. Learn more about these changes and how they may impact your mailing and shipping. Here are 2017 USPS Postage Rates for First-Class Package Service.

First-Class Package Service is a fast, affordable delivery service for packages weighing up to 15.99 ounces. This mail class offers one to three day delivery within the U.S.
CHANGES TO FIRST-CLASS PACKAGE SERVICE IN 2017

4.1% Average Rate Increase
First-Class Package Service rates will start at $2.61 (previously at $2.60) for online postage customers.
Online Discounts
For the purchase of First-Class Package Service postage online, the maximum discount off retail rates will decrease to 18% (previously 26%).
POST OFFICE/RETAIL RATES | STAMPS.COM RATES
First-Class Package Service 2017 Postage Rates 2016 Postage Rates 2017 Postage Rates 2016 Postage Rates
First-Class Package Service (3 oz.) $2.67 $2.62 $2.61 $2.60
First-Class Package Service (6 oz.) $3.03 $3.02 $2.77 $2.60
First-Class Package Service (9 oz.) $3.57 $3.59 $3.32 $3.30
First-Class Package Service (12 oz.) $4.11 $4.16 $3.74 $3.45
First-Class Package Service (15.99 oz.) Not Available Not Available $4.30 $3.65

WHEN TO USE
Use First-Class Package Service if your package is 15.99 ounces or less.

Tip: Use First-Class Package Service for Small Parcels
The cheapest, quickest way to track and ship a small package under 15.99 ounces is with First-Class Package Service. The service provides next-day delivery to local destinations and includes free USPS Tracking.
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