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03 Jan 2017

SingPost offers festive postage rates for Chinese New Year between 7 January 2017 and 29 January 2017

Singapore, 3 January 2017 – Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) is offering festive postage rates for Chinese New Year. The rates will be applicable for stamped and franked greeting cards posted between 7 January 2017 and 29 January 2017.

This is the 16th year SingPost is offering promotional postal rates to encourage the sending of greeting cards during Singapore's four major festivals: Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Puasa, Deepavali and Christmas.

With SingPost's festive rate of 70¢ for greeting cards (weighing up to 40 grams) sent to anywhere in the world, customers may save as much as 65 per cent on postage. Postage rates for greeting cards to Malaysia and Brunei will remain unchanged at 50¢ (for weights of up to 20 grams) and 70¢ (for weights of up to 50 grams).

The festive postage rates for non-standard size greeting cards sent to a local address is 30¢ (for weights up to 20 grams) and 37¢ (for weights up to 40 grams), reduced from the regular postage rate of 60¢.

Please refer to Appendix for details on the festive postage rates.

Customers can purchase stamps for their greeting cards at all post offices, Self-Automated Machines (SAM), postal agents and stamp vendors located islandwide.

About Singapore Post Limited

For over 150 years, Singapore Post (SingPost) as the country's postal service provider, has been delivering trusted and reliable services to homes and businesses in Singapore.

Today, SingPost is pioneering and leading in eCommerce logistics as well as providing innovative mail and logistics solutions in Singapore and around the world, with operations in 19 markets.

Building on its trusted communications through domestic and international postal services, SingPost is taking the lead in end-to-end integrated and digital mail solutions. The suite of SingPost eCommerce logistics solutions includes front end web management, warehousing and fulfilment, last mile delivery and international freight forwarding.

SingPost has been listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange since 2003. The market capitalisation of SingPost stood at S$3.53 billion as of 31 March 2016.

Media Contact

Bryan Lee
Tel: +65 6845 6892
Email: bryanlee@singpost.com

 

Appendix

Festive Promotional Rate for Greeting Cards – Chinese New Year 2017

The promotional rates below are applicable only to stamped and franked mail posted between 7 January 2017 and 29 January 2017.

LOCAL POSTAGE RATES
Weight Normal Rate Festive Rate
20g 30¢ (standard size)

60¢
(non standard size)

30¢
40g 37¢ (standard size) 37¢
INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE RATES
Destination Weight Step Normal Rate Festive Rate

Zone 1
Malaysia and Brunei

20g 50¢ 50¢
50g 70¢ 70¢

Zone 2
Countries in Asia and the
Pacific (except Australia,
Japan and New Zealand)

1st 20g 70¢

70¢
(up to 40g)

add'l 10g 25¢

Zone 3
Countries in the rest of the
world, including Australia,
Japan, New Zealand,
Africa, America, Europe and
the Middle East

1st 20g $1.30

70¢
(up to 40g)

add'l 10g 35¢