USPS Announces Holiday Shipping Deadlines, Price Increase
According to Fox 6, the deadlines are as follows:
- USPS Retail Ground: Dec. 15
- USPS First Class Mail: Dec. 20
- USPS Priority Mail: Dec. 21
- USPS Priority Mail Express: Dec. 23
Also, according to KWQC, the USPS plans to raise stamp prices in 2017. If the plan is approved, the price of First-Class Mail Forever stamps will increase by 2 cents to 49 cents. This was the original price before the USPS had to reduce prices as part of a surcharge removal.
The USPS also will adjust pricing for Standard Mail, Periodicals, Package Services and Extra Services, with the adjustments taking effect on Jan. 22, 2017. You can view the full list of price adjustments at www.prc.gov.