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

DPO or APO. - Jul 2019


DPO. . .very slow and unreliable. This is a morale-buster for many staff (1.5-2 months for letters and packages to arrive). - Jun 2014


DPO. They switched a few months ago from military to commercial handling. It seems to take about 3 weeks for items to show up. - Jul 2013


DPO - Mar 2013


We can received letters and boxes through the APO here in the embassy. Any boxes or packages though have to be mailed via the APO next door at the military base. - Dec 2010


APO takes about two weeks. FedEx and DHL are here but don't seem to be much faster. There are U.S. Post Office branches at ISAF headquarters and Camp Eggers. - Aug 2010


Via APO for most items. There's a post office at ISAF, so shipping packages no longer requires a trip to Camp Eggers. The dip pouch is slow, slow, slow and not recommended. - Jul 2010


You receive packages and letter mail at the embassy, and you go to the local military APO to mail packages out. Letter mail from the embassy is free. - Sep 2009


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