Montreal - Post Report Question and Answers

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

The consulate makes a weekly mail run to NY, so we have a US address. - Aug 2020

Someone at the consulate makes a trip to the US post office once a week to pick up/drop off mail to US, but I also use Canada Post for letters and small packages. - Feb 2018

The U.S. Consulate has a mail run to the US two times a week, or you can just use the excellent Canada Post. Or when you cross border on shopping trip, mail it there. - Aug 2012

Via US mail through the consulate. I used Canada Post for local mail without incident. Tell friends and family shipping things from the US not to use UPS to Canada. On a $40 package, there was a $20 customs charge the one and only time I used them (did not happen with Canada Post). - Dec 2009

Don't mail things to Canada - you'll pay high duties upon acceptance. $150 for golf clubs, etc. - Sep 2009

The APO is actually a bi-weekly mailrun to Champlain, NY, so getting mail is very easy. - Jan 2009

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