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Letter Rates 2008-2012

Introduction

Different rates for stamped and franked airmail letters were first introduced on 2nd April 2007. In the 2008 revision the two-zone division of world destinations outside Europe was scrapped in favour of a single "Rest of World" zone. This division was reintroduced in 2012, at which point the rates for printed papers and small packets above 100g up to the maximum weight (5kg for printed papers, 2kg for other items) became identical to the corresponding letter rates - see the separate listings for Europe, Zone 1, and Zone 2.


Date Europe Rest of the world
2008
(7 Apr)
Stamped

50p - 20g
72p - 40g
94p - 60g
1.14 - 80g
1.36 - 100g
1.58 - 120g
1.80 - 140g
2.02 - 160g
2.24 - 180g
2.44 - 200g
2.64 - 220g
2.85 - 240g
3.06 - 260g
3.26 - 280g
3.47 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 19p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 15p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 13p
Franked

49p - 20g
71p - 40g
92p - 60g
1.12 - 80g
1.33 - 100g
1.55 - 120g
1.76 - 140g
1.98 - 160g
2.20 - 180g
2.39 - 200g
2.59 - 220g
2.79 - 240g
3.00 - 260g
3.19 - 280g
3.40 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 19p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 15p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 13p
Stamped
56p - 10g
81p - 20g
1.22 - 40g
1.64 - 60g
2.08 - 80g
2.52 - 100g
2.94 - 120g
3.38 - 140g
3.81 - 160g
4.24 - 180g
4.68 - 200g
5.09 - 220g
5.49 - 240g
5.90 - 260g
6.29 - 280g
6.70 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 38p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 28p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 25p
Franked
55p - 10g
79p - 20g
1.20 - 40g
1.61 - 60g
2.04 - 80g
2.47 - 100g
2.88 - 120g
3.31 - 140g
3.73 - 160g
4.16 - 180g
4.59 - 200g
4.99 - 220g
5.38 - 240g
5.78 - 260g
6.16 - 280g
6.57 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 38p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 28p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 25p
2009
(6 Apr)
Stamped

56p - 20g
81p - 40g
1.05 - 60g
1.28 - 80g
1.52 - 100g
1.77 - 120g
2.02 - 140g
2.26 - 160g
2.51 - 180g
2.73 - 200g
2.96 - 220g
3.19 - 240g
3.43 - 260g
3.65 - 280g
3.89 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 19p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 17p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 15p
Franked

55p - 20g
80p - 40g
1.03 - 60g
1.26 - 80g
1.49 - 100g
1.74 - 120g
1.98 - 140g
2.22 - 160g
2.47 - 180g
2.68 - 200g
2.91 - 220g
3.13 - 240g
3.37 - 260g
3.58 - 280g
3.82 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 19p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 17p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 15p
Stamped
62p - 10g
90p - 20g
1.35 - 40g
1.82 - 60g
2.31 - 80g
2.80 - 100g
3.26 - 120g
3.75 - 140g
4.23 - 160g
4.71 - 180g
5.19 - 200g
5.65 - 220g
6.09 - 240g
6.55 - 260g
6.98 - 280g
7.44 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 30p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 28p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 25p
Franked
61p - 10g
88p - 20g
1.33 - 40g
1.79 - 60g
2.27 - 80g
2.75 - 100g
3.20 - 120g
3.68 - 140g
4.16 - 160g
4.64 - 180g
5.12 - 200g
5.58 - 220g
6.02 - 240g
6.48 - 260g
6.91 - 280g
7.37 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 30p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 28p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 25p
2010
(6 Apr)
Stamped

60p - 20g
88p - 40g
1.14 - 60g
1.39 - 80g
1.65 - 100g
1.92 - 120g
2.19 - 140g
2.46 - 160g
2.73 - 180g
2.97 - 200g
3.22 - 220g
3.47 - 240g
3.71 - 260g
3.94 - 280g
4.19 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 16p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 17p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 15p
Franked

59p - 20g
86p - 40g
1.12 - 60g
1.37 - 80g
1.62 - 100g
1.89 - 120g
2.15 - 140g
2.41 - 160g
2.68 - 180g
2.91 - 200g
3.16 - 220g
3.40 - 240g
3.65 - 260g
3.88 - 280g
4.12 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 16p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 17p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 15p
Stamped
67p - 10g
97p - 20g
1.46 - 40g
1.98 - 60g
2.51 - 80g
3.04 - 100g
3.54 - 120g
4.08 - 140g
4.60 - 160g
5.12 - 180g
5.64 - 200g
6.15 - 220g
6.62 - 240g
7.12 - 260g
7.59 - 280g
8.04 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 29p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 26p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 25p
Franked
65p - 10g
95p - 20g
1.44 - 40g
1.94 - 60g
2.47 - 80g
2.99 - 100g
3.48 - 120g
4.00 - 140g
4.52 - 160g
5.05 - 180g
5.57 - 200g
6.07 - 220g
6.55 - 240g
7.05 - 260g
7.52 - 280g
7.97 - 300g

Each addl. 20g up to 500g - 29p

Each addl. 20g up to 1kg - 26p

Each addl. 20g up to 2kg - 25p
2011
(4 Apr)
Stamped

68p - 20g
1.00 - 40g
1.30 - 60g
1.49 - 80g
1.73 - 100g
2.01 - 120g
2.29 - 140g
2.58 - 160g
2.86 - 180g
3.11 - 200g
3.38 - 220g
3.64 - 240g
3.89 - 260g
4.13 - 280g
4.20 - 300g

Each addl. 100g up to 500g - 76p

Each addl. 100g up to 1kg - 99p

Each addl. 100g up to 2kg - 86p
Franked

66p - 20g
98p - 40g
1.27 - 60g
1.46 - 80g
1.70 - 100g
1.98 - 120g
2.26 - 140g
2.55 - 160g
2.83 - 180g
3.08 - 200g
3.35 - 220g
3.61 - 240g
3.86 - 260g
4.10 - 280g
4.12 - 300g

Each addl. 100g up to 500g - 76p

Each addl. 100g up to 1kg - 99p

Each addl. 100g up to 2kg - 86p
Stamped
76p - 10g
1.10 - 20g
1.65 - 40g
2.07 - 60g
2.51 - 80g
3.19 - 100g
3.71 - 120g
4.28 - 140g
4.83 - 160g
5.37 - 180g
5.92 - 200g
6.45 - 220g
6.95 - 240g
7.47 - 260g
7.96 - 280g
8.20 - 300g

Each addl. 100g up to 500g - 1.30

Each addl. 100g up to 1kg - 1.58

Each addl. 100g up to 2kg - 1.42
Franked
74p - 10g
1.08 - 20g
1.63 - 40g
2.05 - 60g
2.49 - 80g
3.17 - 100g
3.69 - 120g
4.26 - 140g
4.81 - 160g
5.35 - 180g
5.90 - 200g
6.43 - 220g
6.93 - 240g
7.45 - 260g
7.94 - 280g
8.14 - 300g

Each addl. 100g up to 500g - 1.30

Each addl. 100g up to 1kg - 1.58

Each addl. 100g up to 2kg - 1.42