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

We have an APO at the Embassy. Mail takes a couple of weeks on average to get here from the US and from here back to the US. I have also ordered some things through the local post office. The way it works here, is an Embassy employee goes and collects your mail from the local post office for you and delivers it to your office. They do make a lot of mistakes (my package sat in the local post office for three weeks once, without anybody notifying me) but the option to use it is there, so that is good if you need something from East Asia and they won't deliver to an APO address. - Aug 28, 2017
Post has both an APO and pouch address. - Oct 25, 2014
We use the APO and it takes about two weeks from DC. - Jun 7, 2012
APO. - May 3, 2012
APO - Aug 25, 2011
we have DPO - Feb 20, 2011
We didn't. We didn't have the help of the company with this one. In hindsight (we are currently living in Doha, Qatar) I would definitely sign up for aramex which is available. - Apr 1, 2010
The Embassy has pouch and APO - Feb 12, 2010
The embassy has both APO and diplomatic pouch. - Jan 21, 2010
Through the Embassy mail. - Mar 19, 2009
Oman has a good postal system but no home delivery - your employer will, if it's not an embassy, likely have a P.O. box, or you can wait for one to become available if staying for very long (it generally takes one-three months to get a box). - Feb 18, 2008