Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Save on Postage with Forever Stamps

In case you haven't heard, the price of a first class stamp will increase form $.42 to $.44 on May, 11, 2009.

Stock up now on Forever Stamps which can always be used to mail a one-ounce letter via first class mail regardless of when the stamps are purchased or how much you paid for them.

Think ahead. . .
If you are planning to mail out a bunch of invitations, announcements, save the dates or thank you notes in the near future, you may want to go ahead and purchase enough Forever Stamps for them now.

Forever Stamp

Here is a FACT SHEET on the FOREVER STAMP issued by

  • The Forever Stamp first went on sale in April 2007. Since then, more than 6 billion Forever Stamps have been sold.

  • As the name suggests, Forever Stamps can be used to mail a one-ounce letter regardless of when the stamps are purchased or used and no matter how prices may change in the future.

  • Forever Stamps are always sold at the same price as a regular First-Class Mail stamp. Forever Stamps are currently being sold for 41 cents and will be sold for 42 cents starting May 12, 2008.

  • The Postal Service developed the Forever Stamp for consumers to ease the transition during price changes. There is only one Forever Stamp — it features an image of the Liberty Bell.

  • Forever Stamps are available for purchase at post offices nationwide, online at, by phone at 1-800-STAMP-24, and from Automated Postal Centers and ATMs. They are sold in booklets of 20 and sheetlets of 18.

  • Customers can use Forever Stamps for international mail, but since all international prices are higher than domestic prices, customers will need to attach additional postage. The value of the Forever Stamp is the domestic First-Class Mail letter price in effect on the day of use.

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