Royal Mail Postage Rates 2014

Postage Rates Calculator 2015

Calculate the UK postage rates for Royal Mail items - Letters, Large Letters and Parcels sent via 1st Class and 2nd Class mail. Latest Royal Mail postage rates as of 30th March 2015.
Postage Rates Calculator UK - Royal Mail postage rates as of 31st March 2014
Mail item    Letter
 Large Letter
 Small Parcel
 Medium Parcel
Number of items per week   
Weight in grams   
Class    1st Class
 2nd Class
For Royal Mail Signed For®  
  
Postal Rates Calculator UK
Frank and Save - save 12p on every 1st Class letter, save 16p on every 2nd Class letter, up to 30% cheaper than a stamp

Smart Franking Machine Ranges

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Cheaper than Stamps!

Franking your mail is now up to 28% cheaper than using stamps. Mailing a 1st Class franked letter is now cheaper than mailing a 2nd Class stamped letter.
Use a Franking Machine and save 15p on every 2nd Class letter and 11p on every 1st Class letter you send.
  • Using a Franking Machine to send just 10 1st Class letters a day would save 278 per year
  • Using a Franking Machine to send just 10 2nd Class letters a day would save 380 per year
Use the Postage Calculator above to see how much money you can save more info.
See below for postage rates for stamped and franked Royal Mail items.

Letter First Class

Weight
up to
1st
Class
Franked
1st Class
100g0.630.52
 

Letter Second Class

Weight
up to
2nd
Class
Franked
2nd Class
100g0.540.39

Large Letter First Class

Weight
up to
1st
Class
Franked
1st Class
100g0.950.81
250g1.261.12
500g1.681.46
750g2.422.05
 

Large Letter Second Class

Weight
up to
2nd
Class
Franked
2nd Class
100g0.740.65
250g1.190.91
500g1.511.20
750g2.051.68

Small Parcel First Class

Weight
up to
1st
Class
Franked
1st Class
0-1kg3.303.00
1-2kg5.455.15
 

Small Parcel Second Class

Weight
up to
2nd
Class
Franked
2nd Class
0-1kg2.802.50
1-2kg2.802.50

Medium Parcel First Class

Weight
up to
1st
Class
Franked
1st Class
0-1kg5.654.80
1-2kg8.907.50
2-5kg15.8515.85
5-10kg21.9021.90
10-20kg33.4033.40
 

Medium Parcel Second Class

Weight
up to
2nd
Class
Franked
2nd Class
0-1kg4.894.40
1-2kg4.894.40
2-5kg13.7513.75
5-10kg20.2520.25
10-20kg28.5528.55
All above prices are exempt from VAT. For Royal Mail Signed For® add 1.10

Mail Formats

 
  Letter   Large Letter    
  Royal Mail Letter Size Letter Size
Up to 240mm long
Up to 165mm wide
Up to 5mm thick
Letter Weight
Up to 100g
Royal Mail Large Letter Size Large Letter Size
Up to 353mm long
Up to 250mm wide
Up to 25mm thick
Large Letter Weight
Up to 750g
 
 
  Small Parcel   Medium Parcel    
  Royal Mail Small Parcel Size Letter Size
Up to 240mm long
Up to 165mm wide
Up to 5mm thick
Letter Weight
Up to 100g
Royal Mail Medium Parcel Size Large Letter Size
Up to 353mm long
Up to 250mm wide
Up to 25mm thick
Large Letter Weight
Up to 750g
 
 

What is Mailmark Franking?

Mailmark Franking is Royal Mail's newest and most efficient Franking mark. It supersedes the traditional 'town and crown' die with a faster, machine readable 2D barcode.
  • Mailmark franking machines have the lowest prices for Royal Mail franking services
  • Mailmark Franking requires a Mailmark enabled Franking Machine
  • Franking Mailmark technology from March 31st 2014
Royal Mail Mailmark

Letter First Class

Weight up to1st ClassMailmark 1st Class
100g0.620.49
 

Letter Second Class

Weight up to2nd ClassMailmark 2nd Class
100g0.530.35

Large Letter First Class

Weight up to1st ClassMailmark 1st Class
100g0.930.74
250g1.241.04
500g1.651.38
750g2.381.95
 

Large Letter Second Class

Weight up to2nd ClassMailmark 2nd Class
100g0.730.60
250g1.170.85
500g1.481.13
750g2.011.59

VAT on Royal Mail Services

From 2nd April 2012 a wider range of Royal Mail services will be VAT liable. Many bulk mail products that attract volume postage discounts will no longer be price controlled and regulated, so will therefore be liable to VAT. Royal Mail wrote to customers in January 2012 to inform about changes in the way their services are regulated following the Postal Services Act 2011. This has affected the VAT status of a number of Royal Mail products.

Use a Smart Franking Machine to Reclaim VAT

VAT services will only be available on Franking Machines with Smart technology. Neopost Franking Machines models with the designation beginning 'IS' are Smart Franking Machines. These machines frank at VAT-inclusive prices and allow reclaiming of VAT through production of a VAT invoice that is acceptable to HMRC. All other model designations are non-smart meter and therefore are incapable of processing VAT liable mail.

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