01.03.2019

Royal Mail tariff changes 2019/20

Tariff changes 2019/20

Royal Mail have issued confirmation of their approved price changes for 2019. The Royal Mail changes will be effective from MONDAY 25th MARCH, 2019. 

The price of a First Class stamp will rise by 3p to 70p and the price of a Second Class stamp will increase by 3p to 61p.

Postage for a large First Class letter will increase by 5p to £1.06. While a large Second Class letter will go up by 4p to 83p.

Royal Mail said it understood how hard it was for many companies in the current economic environment, and so have considered price changes very carefully and have sought to minimise any impact on customers.

Royal Mail stated that "increases were needed to ensure the sustainability of the service and that UK stamps still represent good value compared to the rest of Europe".

How to keep postage costs down

The good news is that franking system customers will still experience big savings over stamp users.

Frama customers in particular can still expect to make great savings when using a Mailmark enabled Matrix franking system, including 3p per item on first class versus standard franking and 6p on second class items.

As a Frama customer, you will have already received a letter from Royal Mail regarding the 2019 tariff change.

For more information on this and all future changes, please visit https://www.royalmail.com/prices2019 for the latest information on Royal Mail tariff pricing for 2019.

If you do not currently use a Mailmark enabled franking system, call us today and start saving more on your outgoing postal costs.

1st and 2nd Class StandardStampsFrankingMailmark
FormatWeight up to and including1st Class2nd Class1st Class2nd Class1st Class2nd Class
Letter100g£0.70£0.61£0.64£0.47£0.61£0.41
Large Letter100g £1.06£0.83£1.01£0.77£0.95£0.72
250g£1.50£1.32£1.40£1.09£1.34£1.03
500g£1.97£1.72£1.85£1.41£1.73£1.35
750g£2.72£2.33£2.59£1.98£2.44£1.89
        
Royal Mail "Signed For"StampsFrankingMailmark
FormatWeight up to and including1st Class2nd Class1st Class2nd Class1st Class2nd Class
Letter100g£1.90£1.81£1.84£1.67£1.81£1.61
Large Letter100g £2.26£2.03£2.21£1.97£2.15£1.92
250g£2.70£2.52£2.60£2.29£2.54£2.23
500g£3.17£2.92£3.05£2.61£2.93£2.55
750g£3.92£3.53£3.79£3.18£3.64£3.09
        
HEADLINE SAVINGS
Mail Type1st Class Letter (100g)2nd Class Letter (100g)1st Class Large Letter (upto 100g)2nd Class Large Letter (upto 100g)
Franking Vs Stamps6p saving13p saving5p saving6p saving
Mailmark Vs Franking3p saving6p saving6p saving5p saving
Mailmark Vs Stamps9p saving19p saving11p saving11p saving
        
1st and 2nd Class StandardStampsFrankingMailmark
FormatWeight up to and including1st Class2nd Class1st Class2nd Class1st Class2nd Class
Small Parcel Standard1 Kg£3.55£3.00£3.48£2.90£3.48£2.90
Small Parcel Standard2 Kg£5.50£3.00£5.45£2.90£5.45£2.90
Small Parcel Signed for1 Kg£4.55£4.00£4.48£3.90£4.48£3.90
Small Parcel Signed for2 Kg£6.50£4.00£6.45£3.90£6.45£3.90
        
 HEADLINE SAVINGS
  1Kg 2Kg 
 Mail Type1st Class2nd Class1st Class2nd Class 
StandardFranking Vs Stamps£0.07£0.10£0.05£0.10
Signed ForMailmark Vs Franking£0.07£0.10£0.05£0.10

All tarriff prices for 2019/20

Mailmark franking prices: https://www.royalmail.com/sites/default/files/royal-mail-mailmark-franking-wallchart--25-march-2019.pdf

Non Mailmark prices: https://www.royalmail.com/sites/default/files/royal-mail-franking-wallchart--25-march-2019.pdf

Stamp prices: https://www.royalmail.com/sites/default/files/royal-mail-stamp-prices-wallchart-march-2019.pdf

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