Port Of Spain - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Pouch which can take 3-4 weeks, so learn to plan ahead. - Aug 2021

We are pouch only. Mail can take up to a month to get to post and it seems slower during the holidays. Our stuff seems to get banged around all the time. - Mar 2019

The local postal system isn’t bad, but for anything of import I’d use DHL or FedEx. Letters from/to the U.S. can go with TT Post. Delivery time is about two weeks to/from the East Coast. - Apr 2017

We get mail through the diplomatic pouch. - Aug 2016

embassy pouch which takes 2-3 weeks - May 2016

Through diplomatic pouch, which takes about 3 weeks for delivery. - Jun 2015

Embassy pouch. - May 2015

Embassy mail. - Aug 2014

We use the Government facility. - Dec 2013

Via Embassy. TT Post Office was very well run, though. We routinely used TT's post office to send items to the US. - Oct 2012

Pouch. - Feb 2011

TTPost, takes about 8-12 days to the US for about 60 cents (US) - Jan 2011

By post and FedEx, DHL. - May 2010

The embassy receives mail via diplomatic pouch. You must use DHL or Fedex to get packages out of here, and it is expensive. Forget about shipping packages --just stock up on gifts and take them with you the next time you go to the states. If you use trini mail, your item will be stolen. - Nov 2009

Corporate pouch on Fridays. - Mar 2008

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