Almaty - Post Report Question and Answers

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

DPO and pouch, local post works too but not very reliable, I know Americans who use it though. - Sep 2023


Diplomatic pouch. No DPO. - Aug 2015


Diplomatic pouch. - Jul 2013


Diplomatic pouch. Local mail service is not reliable. - Feb 2013


Dip pouch, bless it! - May 2012


We use pouch, but I understand that people have used Kazakhstan local mail without a problem. There is also DHL, but it is expensive. - Mar 2010


You're out of luck without pouch as the local mail is unreliable. DHL/UPS are very expensive (US$80 for flat 8 x 10). - Mar 2008


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