Helsinki - Post Report Question and Answers

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

The U.S. embassy uses both DPO and pouch. The local postal service is an option, as are international carriers such as DHL, FedEx, etc. - Oct 2021


Local mail is equivalent to, or better than, USPS. - Oct 2018


DHL is very efficient here. - Jul 2012


The local mail system is really good. I use embassy DPO (7 day) and pouch (1-2 weeks). - Jan 2011


Through the embassy. - May 2010


DPO. - Apr 2009


Embassy has APO. Finnish postal service is very reliable but EXPENSIVE. - Mar 2008


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