Santiago - Post Report Question and Answers

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

DPO. It generally takes 2-3 weeks. Local mail works great as well. We have ordered plenty of things online (from Chile) and had them delivered to our house without issue. - Dec 2020

I use email and travel back home often so I do not need the local postal service, Correos de Chile. - Jun 2019

There's FEDEX, UPS and DHL or through the regular chilean mail system. - Feb 2016

Embassy DPO. - Nov 2014

Via the DPO at the Embassy. Chilean post is relatively reliable but slow. - Oct 2014

UPS and other large companies operate in Chile. - Sep 2011

DPO. - Jul 2010

We use the Embassy's post office. - Apr 2009

We use a Missionary Flights Service that comes here every 2 weeks, but we know people in the business community who receive packages from the states via the airport much more frequently than we do. - Sep 2008

We have DPO. It isn't customer friendly as APO, but it works. If you want to send packages the cheapest way possible, you must have stamps, otherwise you can print priority postage from the postal website. - Jul 2008

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