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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