Mailing a letter will cost you a penny more starting next week as the U.S. Postal Service rate changes go into effect.
Stamp prices will increase one cent, from 45 cents to 46 cents, to mail one-ounce letters, effective Jan. 27. The cost for letters weighing more than one ounce will remain the same - 20 cents for each additional ounce.
Postcard stamps will also see a one-cent increase, from 32 cents to 33 cents. Letters under one ounce mailed anywhere internationally will cost $1.10.
Those looking to save a bit could stock up on the Forever stamps (which cost 45 cents until the one-cent increase on Jan. 27). These are usable even after stamp prices increase.
You can pick up your Forever stamps at:
- Sound Beach Post Office - 25 New York Avenue, Sound Beach
- Miller Place Post Office - 47 Echo Ave Miller Place
- Rocky Point Post Office - 344 Route 25a, Rocky Point
- Shoreham Post Office - 69 Route 25A, Shoreham