La Poste has decided to make changes for the year 2023. Indeed, since January 1, 2023, updating of prices and disappearance of certain services… Red stamp has been removed and we wonder if the green stamp will suffer the same fate? Here are all the answers on the subject of stamps in this article!
Will the green stamp remain in circulation?
As every new year changes and changes are to be expected. For example, the Navigo pass and tolls have seen their prices increase. Social benefits have been reassessed. The rate of savings solutions has increased relative to inflation. Taxation has also made changes for the year 2023. Also, disposable tableware in fast food restaurants is definitely prohibited. What is the future of the green stamp?
So, La Poste is also getting up to date on its side. A new era is starting for the company from January 1, 2023. The red stamp said goodbyex and the sale of the latter no longer exists. What about the green stamp?
This last one is less expensive and more environmentally friendly, but will it last in the long term? What is La Poste’s strategy?
Still on sale at post offices
The oldest are worried to see the world he knew disappear. But, they can be reassured about the green stamp which is still in circulation. Indeed, they will still be able to buy it in post offices. Anyway, for now! This will still allow you to send your mail and also small light objects while reducing the impact of CO2 emissions.
What is the price of the green stamp and a booklet?
The good news for the wallet of the French, is that the green stamp will remain at the same rate for 2023. It costs 1.16 euros for a letter weighing a maximum of 20 g or 2.32 euros for a letter weighing 100 g. For a booklet of 10 green stamps, you will have to pay 11.60 euros or 13.92 euros for the dozen stamps.
Do not hesitate to visit the La Poste website for all the necessary details. But, in any case, no bad surprises on that side. There are just the purple stamps which have become more expensive.
What is the delivery time?
Since January 1, 2023, letters franked with a stamp green are sent within three working days instead of two days before. This is an indicative deadline. But, we will have to wait a little more day. Namely, the green stamp can also be used for shipments from France to overseas. Of course, in this context, the delay is longer. It takes between 4 and 7 days, depending on the location.
What is the difference between the green and red stamp?
As a reminder, the red stamp made it possible to send a priority mail in one day. The green stamp has a function more environmentally friendly with a longer shipping time since January 1, 2023.