# How many stamps do I need to send a letter from California to New York?

## How many stamps do I need to send a letter from California to New York?

QUESTION: How many stamps do I need to send a letter from New York to California? Just one, if it’s the right one and is equal to the cost of postage. One “Forever” stamp is enough for one standard letter.

### Can I use two Forever stamps for first class mail?

You can use more than one Forever Stamp if you need to send a package or a letter that weighs more than an ounce. Each stamp is worth the current first-class rate (not what you paid for them). So if you paid \$0.49 and the rate rises to \$0.50, you can put two Forever Stamps on a package to get \$1.00 worth of postage.

How many first class stamps do I need for a letter?

For a standard letter: If you are mailing a standard letter, one Forever Stamp or one First Class Letter stamp at the top right corner of an envelope can be used. If the size of the letter is of the standard size, then a Forever stamp is sufficient for mailing within the United States.

What is US postage for a first class letter?

\$0.58 \$0.55
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Post Office/Retail Rates
Letters 2021 Postage Rates 2020 Postage Rates*
First-Class Mail letter (1 oz.) \$0.58 \$0.55
First-Class Mail letter – each additional ounce \$0.20 \$0.15
First-Class Mail Flat/Large Envelope (1 oz.) \$1.16 \$1.00

## Can you put 4 stamps on an envelope?

Affix the Postage Stamps Place the postage stamps on the upper right corner of the envelope. When more than one stamp is required, begin placing the stamps in the uppermost right corner and place additional stamps in a line across the top of the envelope right next to each other.

### What happens if I put too many stamps on a letter?

Yes you may use as many stamps as you wish. If they are of excess value than required then excess amount will not be refunded.

How much is it for a 1st class stamp?

A 1st class stamp currently costs 76p while a second class stamp costs 65p. However, those are the prices to send a standard letter or a greetings card. To send a large letter, A4 size, it costs £1.15 for a 1st class stamp or 88p to send it 2nd class. Christmas stamps cost the same.

Are USPS rates going up in 2021?

The new pricing will enable USPS to grow revenue to help achieve financial sustainability to fulfill its universal service mission, as outlined in the 10-year “Delivering for America” plan. The price changes will raise overall Market Dominant product and service prices by approximately 6.9 percent.