Postage rates

Overview on rates of postal services for many countries

For information click on the link behind the country you are interested in.
Explanation of links and symbols:
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this denotes a link leading to an online calculation form instead of a table
this leads to a page with rates set up on information, which was provided on paper
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Postage rates Europe

CountryDomestic mail rate
cheapest letter (standard up to 20g)
Letter to EC-countries (cheapest, standard, up to 20g) postage rates apply sincedate of this information link to more information
AustriaSubmit your questions by email7,00 ÖS 6,50 ÖS01.07.9725.06.97 official
Belarus800 Byr4400 Byr 01.07.96 (nat.) 20.06.97 (int)02.11.97
Belgium17 BEF19 BEF 01.01.9918.01.99official
Cyprus0,10 C£0,20 C£ 01.01.9222.08.96
Czech Republic4,60 CZK 8 CZK01.04.9712.12.97
DenmarkSubmit your questions by email3,75 DKR 4,25 DKR01.01.9909.12.98 official
Estonia3,60 EEK4,80 EEK 19.01.98 partly22.01.98 partly
official
Finland2,80 M2,60 M 01.07.9631.10.97
France3,00 FF3,00 FF 18.03.9620.04.97 official
Germany1,10 DM1,10 DM 01.09.9720.08.97official
Great Britain 0,20 £0,30 £ 06.04.98 24.04.98
Hungary24 Ft75 Ft 25.03.96
20.08.97

Iceland3535 04.11.97
IrelandSubmit your questions by email0,30 Irish £ 0,32 Irish £06.04.9826.06.98 official
Italy800 LIT800 LIT 05.05.9731.10.97official
Latvia0,10 Lat (A)0,20 Lat (A) 04.07.97
Lithuania0,50 Ltl0,90 Ltl 01.10.9602.11.97
Luxembourg16 BF16 BF 20.05.96
Malta0,05 Lm0,08 Lm 29.08.96
Netherlands (The)0,80 f 1,00 f01.01.9828.06.98 official
NorwaySubmit your questions by email3,40 NKR4,50 NKR 26.08.98
Poland?1,00 Zl 15.04.96
Portugal50 Esc100 Esc 01.01.9817.01.98
Russia950 Rur3000 Rur 05.11.96 (nat.) 01.01.97 (int)
Slovakia4,00 Sk8,00 Sk 20.08.97
SloveniaSubmit your questions by email1390 26.08.98official
Spain35 70 01.07.98
SwedenSubmit your questions by email5,00 SKR7,00 SKR 01.03.9706.07.97official
Switzerland0,70 SFR 0,90 SFR01.01.9620.08.97

African Postal rates

CountryDomestic mail cheapest letter (standard up to 20g) Letter to EC-countries (cheapest, standard, up to 20g) postage rates apply sincedate of this information link to more information
Namibia0,50 N$1,00 N$ 22.12.97
Tunisia0,180 Dinar0,450 (air)

Postage rates in America

CountryDomestic mail cheapest letter (standard up to 20g) Letter to EC-countries (cheapest, standard, up to 20g) postage rates apply sincedate of this information link to more information
Argentina0,75 Peso1,25 Peso (air) 01.09.9404.11.97
Bahamas0,250,40 20.07.98
Bolivia1,00 2,90 (air) 01.02.95
Brazil0,22 R$0,90 R$ 01.09.97official
CanadaSubmit your questions by email 0,46 CAN$0,95 CAN$ 01.01.9923.02.99official
Costa Rica30 col55 Col (air) 04.11.97
Dominican R.2,00 / 3,00 RD$ 10,00 RD$20.08.97 official
Jamaica10 J$30 J$ 18.09.98
United StatesSubmit your questions by email0,34 US$ 0,60 US$00.01.0100.01.01 domestic intern.
Uruguay6,00 Pes 01.08.9704.11.97official

Asian Postal rates

CountryDomestic mail cheapest letter (standard up to 20g) Letter to EC-countries (cheapest, standard, up to 20g) postage rates apply sincedate of this information link to more information
Brunei
Darussalam
0,20 $ 0,90$ 8air)09.12.97 official
China0,50 Yuan5,40 Yuan 10.10.98
Hongkong1,30 HK$2,60 HK$ 20.08.97official
Israel1,10 Schekel1,70 (air) 17.12.9631.10.97
Japan80 Yen110 Yen 01.08.9716.10.98official
Kuwait25 Fils150 Fils 06.10.96
Malaysia30 sen50 sen 10.09.97
SingaporeSubmit your questions by email official
Taiwan5,00 $ 20.07.9131.10.97
Turkey25000 Liras70000 Liras (air) 17.12.9604.11.97

Postage rates in Australia and South Pacific

CountryDomestic mail cheapest letter (standard up to 20g) Letter to EC-countries (cheapest, standard, up to 20g) postage rates apply sincedate of this information link to more information
AustraliaSubmit your questions by email 0,45 AUS$1,00 AUS$ 10.01.99official
New ZealandSubmit your questions by email0,40 NZ$ 0,80 NZ$04.12.97 official
Further useful links:
Wikipedia US rates Postcard postage
First class postage rates
Postage increase
Letter postage


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