2017 USPS Media Mail 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 Media Mail.

Media Mail is a service restricted to the delivery of books, flm, audio and other recorded media. This mail class offers U.S. delivery within two to ten days,
depending on the destination. The maximum allowable package weight for Media Mail is 70 pounds.

CHANGES TO FIRST-CLASS PACKAGE SERVICE IN 2017
1.1% Average Rate Increase
Media Mail rates will start at $2.63 (previously at $2.61).

POST OFFICE/RETAIL RATES
Media Mail 2017 Postage Rates 2016 Postage Rates Increase
Media Mail (1 lb.) $2.63 $2.61 $0.02
Media Mail (2 lb.) $3.12 $3.09 $0.03
Media Mail (3 lb.) $3.61 $3.57 $0.04
Media Mail (4 lb.) $4.10 $4.05 $0.05
Media Mail (5 lb.) $4.59 $4.53 $0.06

WHEN TO USE
Use Media Mail if you’re sending mediaspecifc items as defned by the USPS and longer transit times are acceptable.

Tip: Use Media Mail for Eligible Items
If you send books, CDs or DVDs, Media Mail is a cost-effective mail service. The weight and size of your mail piece, not the distance to the destination, determine
rates. This makes Media Mail particularly valuable for packages sent long distances. You can save big if your mail qualifes.
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