SA Postal Rates

 

South African postal rates 2016

 

The following are the basic postal rates, effective from 1 April 2016 –

 

Inland mail                     

  Ordinary mail Registered 
Small letter  R3.60 R25.00
Medium (B5) R7.15 R28.45
Large (B4) R8.75 R30.10

 

 

Parcels inland

            R44.60 for first kg

            R6.00 for each additional kg or part thereof

 

Mail to foreign destinations

  Airmail Surface mail
  Southern Africa World Southern Africa World
Aerogram 5.35 5.35    
Postcard 7.25 7.25 4.40 4.40
Small letter 6.50 8.40 5.45 7.10
Medium (B5) 23.60 28.55 19.10 21.50
Large (B4) 36.70 48.40 30.00  32.30
Registration 33.80 33.80 33.80 33.80
Small parcel        
per 100 g 20.80 33.55 16.05 18.35

                                              

 

 

NOTE  5c coins are not in general use in South Africa following a government announcement of November 2011 that the minting of the coin was discontinued and that the 5c value was being phased out.

 

South African postal rates 2015

The following are the basic postal rates, effective from 1 April 2015 –

 

Inland mail                     

  Ordinary mail Registered 
Small letter  R3.30 R22.90
Medium (B5) R6.55 R26.45
Large (B4) R8.00 R27.80

 

Parcels inland

R40.90 for first kg (was R22.90)

R5.50 for each additional kg or part thereof

 

Mail to foreign destinations

  Airmail Surface mail
  Southern Africa World Southern Africa World
Aerogram 4.90 4.90    
Postcard 4.45 4.45 4.05 3.95
Small letter 5.95 7.70 5.00 6.50
Medium (B5) 21.65 26.15 17.50 19.70
Large (B4) 33.65 44.35 27.50 29.60
Registration 35.10 35.10 35.10 35.10
Small parcel        
per 100 g 19.05 33.55 14.70 16.80

                                              

 

NOTE  5c coins are not in general use in South Africa following a government announcement of November 2011 that the minting of the coin was discontinued and that the 5c value was being phased out.