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How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

DPO or diplomatic pouch. - Sep 26, 2017
Pouch/DPO through the Embassy. Delivery times range from a week to two months and expect the package to be beaten up some. Very thankful though for the service. There are no good local postal facilities. DHL is available. - May 30, 2017
Receiving is difficult as until recently there were no postal addresses (houses, buildings were not numbered), but that is changing. I have sent one letter to two different countries and they were received. Word is mail only takes a bit over a week to get to Portugal, but haven't tested that yet. Most people receive mail in country via DHL. - Sep 30, 2016
U.S. embassy mail - 2-6 weeks. - Nov 21, 2013
Pouch and DPO. Local mail service is mostly non-existent. DHL and FEDEX have an office here but prices are exorbitant. - Apr 25, 2013
We use the embassy pouch. I have no idea how to do it otherwise. - Mar 12, 2010
Mail in Dili is not reliable. - Feb 23, 2010