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29 May 2017

SingPost offers festive postage rates for Hari Raya Puasa between 3 June 2017 and 25 June 2017

Singapore, 29 May 2017 – Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) is offering festive postage rates for Hari Raya Puasa. These will be applicable for all stamped and franked greeting cards posted between 3 June 2017 and 25 June 2017.

Promotional postal rates are offered 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 countries beyond Malaysia and Brunei, 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 1 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. The company has a strong credit rating of A-/Stable by Standard & Poor's.

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Bryan Lee

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Email: bryanlee@singpost.com

Appendix

Festive Promotional Rate for Greeting Cards – Hari Raya Puasa 2017

The promotional rates below are applicable only to stamped and franked greeting cards posted between 3 June 2017 and 25 June 2017.


LOCAL POSTAGE RATES
Weight Normal Rate Festive Rate
20g 30¢
(standard size)
60¢
(non standard size)
30¢
40g 37¢
(standard size)
37¢


LOCAL POSTAGE RATES
Destination Weight Step Normal Rate Festive Rate
Zone 1
Malaysia and Brunei
20g 50g 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¢