The cost of a postage stamp today is 49 cents. This is a 3 cent rate increase from 2013. The rate was increased as of Jan. 26, 2014.Know More
The postage rate is determined based on mail class and package dimensions like weight and shape. As a result of the rate hike, metered mail is now 1 cent less than First Class 1-ounce letters.
Postage services also include insurance, tracking and certified mail. The rate for insurance begins at $1.89 and goes up based on the contents of the package. The rate for certified mail is $3.30, and mail tracking is free.Learn more about Postal Services
As of Jan. 26, 2014, U.S. Postal Service stamps for first class letters weighing up to 1 ounce increased from 46 cents to 49 cents in the United States. Each additional ounce for a regular piece of mail adds 21 cents to the postage.Full Answer >
As of September 2014, First-Class postage for a single piece of mail weighing 1 ounce or less is 49 cents for a stamped letter-size envelope, 98 cents for a large flat envelope and $2.32 for a parcel. The price increases according to the weight of the envelope or parcel.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 >
According to the United States Postal Service, the rate for First Class postage is 49 cents for 1-ounce letter. This rate increased as of Jan. 26, 2014, and applies to postage purchased at a post office location. Additional fees are required for add-on services such as delivery confirmation.Full Answer >