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Surface/International Economy Rates 2012-date

Introduction

In 2012 rates for the various categories of mail became identical above 100g. In 2013 "Small Packets" were renamed "Small Parcels", and in 2014 letters above 100g were were not even mentioned and these combined services were rebranded -- "surface mail" now became "International Economy". From 2015 the types of mail were brought into line with inland rates with the introduction of a category for "Large Letters" up to 750g, dimensions no greater than 353mm x 250mm x 25mm.

Since this process effectively began in 2012, it has seemed best to start a new section with the rates from that date even though the full rebranding took another couple of years, rather than tack the 2012-13 rates onto the end of the previous sections.

As of the time of writing there have been no reduced surface mail rates for franking or online customers. The higher rates were significantly reduced in the 2012 revision and have varied since! Guides specified that this rate applied outside Europe only.

Rates

Date Rates Date Rates Date Rates
2012
(30 Apr)
Letters

77p - 20g
1.31 - 60g
1.84 - 100g

Small Packets,
Printed Papers


2.20 - 100g

All classes

2.54 - 150g
2.88 - 200g
3.22 - 250g
3.56 - 300g
4.21 - 400g
4.86 - 500g
5.51 - 600g
6.16 - 700g
6.81 - 800g
7.46 - 900g
8.11 - 1kg

Each additional 100g to 2kg - 65p

Printed Papers

Each additional 100g to 5kg - 65p
2013
(2 Apr)
Letters

78p - 20g
1.33 - 60g
1.88 - 100g

Small Parcels

2.60 - 100g

All classes

3.25 - 250g
4.85 - 500g
6.45 - 750g
8.05 - 1kg
9.65 - 1.25kg
11.25 - 1.5kg
12.85 - 1.75kg
14.45 - 2kg

Printed Papers

Each additional 250g to 5kg - 1.60
2014
(31 Mar)
Letters

81p - 20g
1.43 - 60g
2.02 - 100g

Small Parcels

2.80 - 100g

All classes

3.65 - 250g
5.10 - 500g
6.55 - 750g
8.00 - 1kg
9.45 - 1.25kg
10.90 - 1.5kg
12.35 - 1.75kg
13.80 - 2kg

Printed Papers

Each additional 250g to 5kg - 1.45
2015
(30 Mar)
Letters

85p - 20g
1.37 - 100g

Large Letters

2.38 - 100g
3.63 - 250g
5.08 - 500g
6.53 - 750g

Small Parcels and Printed Papers

3.25 - 100g
3.75 - 250g
5.30 - 500g
6.65 - 750g
8.06 - 1kg
9.41 - 1.25kg
10.76 - 1.5kg
12.11 - 1.75kg
13.26 - 2kg

Printed Papers

Each additional 250g to 5kg - 1.15
2016
(29 Mar)
Letters

90p - 20g
1.37 - 100g

Large Letters

2.40 - 100g
3.65 - 250g
5.10 - 500g
6.55 - 750g

Small Parcels and Printed Papers

3.35 - 100g
3.85 - 250g
5.40 - 500g
6.75 - 750g
8.20 - 1kg
9.40 - 1.25kg
10.75 - 1.5kg
12.10 - 1.75kg
13.25 - 2kg

Printed Papers

Each additional 250g to 5kg - 1.15
2017
(27 Mar)
Letters

1.02 - 20g
1.47 - 100g

Large Letters

2.50 - 100g
3.75 - 250g
5.10 - 500g
6.55 - 750g

Small Parcels and Printed Papers

3.55 - 100g
3.85 - 250g
5.70 - 500g
7.10 - 750g
8.50 - 1kg
9.75 - 1.25kg
11.00 - 1.5kg
12.20 - 1.75kg
13.35 - 2kg

Printed Papers

Each additional 250g to 5kg - 1.15