Delivery time for first-class mail in the United States is typically 1-3 business days. First-class mail is the quickest and most economical way to send letters, cards and lightweight merchandise.Know More
A first-class letter can weigh up to 13 ounces.There are maximum limits for the length, height and thickness of flat envelopes.
The 2014 price of a Forever stamp for first-class mail is 49 cents, per ounce. Services, which can be combined with first-class mail to confirm its delivery, are available for an additional price. Lightweight merchandise sent through first-class mail comes with insurance for up to $5,000 for damage or loss.Learn more about Postal Services
A letter being sent to an address within the same state should arrive in one to two days. A letter traveling across the country may take anywhere from two to seven days.Full Answer >
The U.S. Postal Service delivers first-class letter correspondence in one to three business days, but it does not explicitly guarantee its arrival in that time. The exact time needed varies depending on the distance between the origin and destination as well as the drop-off time.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the domestic postage price in the United States for a large letter is 49 cents. This price applies to all envelopes that weigh less than 13 ounces and do not exceed 11 1/2 inches long or 6 1/8 inches wide.Full Answer >
As of Jan. 26, 2014, the cost to mail a First-Class, 1-ounce letter in the United States is $0.49. One ounce is about 5 to 7 pieces of lightweight writing paper and the envelope.Full Answer >