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$1 Christmas Card Postage Deal Ends Soon

27 October 2004

$1 Christmas Card Postage Deal Ends Soon

People wanting to send Christmas Cards to family and friends overseas for just $1 will have to get in fast to avail of the special offer from New Zealand Post.

The $1 special runs until October 31 and is available through PostShops and Books and More outlets.

"We know how important it is to communicate with your friends and family overseas and how much it means to give and receive cards at Christmas time. Sending a card for $1 not only cuts out on the last minute rush, it's also great value with a saving of 50c for each card," said Ben Familton, NZ Post Business Development Manager - Mail.

New Zealand Post has also introduced a commemorative $1 Christmas stamp to be used in conjunction with the Christmas Card Special. The stamps are also available in booklets of eight.

To get the special price customers need to make sure their mail reads 'Christmas Card' on the envelope, has a green 'International Economy' sticker attached and is no more than 120mm by 235mm in size and weighing less than 30g.

For those who don't make the International Economy rate deadlines, there are the International Air and International Express services. Closing dates are summarised in the table below or visit www.nzpost.co.nz:

Destination

Economy

Air

Express

Australia (Zone A) & South Pacific (Zone B)

Friday, 19 November*

Monday, 13 December

Monday, 20 December

Rest of World (Zone C,D & E)

Friday, 12 November

Monday, 6 December

Wednesday, 15 December

* This date applies to parcels only. The Economy service is unavailable for letters.

ENDS

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