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

DPO and pouch. - Aug 2019


APO. The mailroom can assist you in arranging pick up by FedEx or DHL. - Jun 2018


APO at the Embassy. Thai Poste within country is reliable and reasonably priced. - Apr 2017


APO. Amazon usually arrives in 7-10 business days. - Nov 2016


APO - Aug 2015


U.S. Embassy personnel use the APO and/or diplomatic pouch. - Aug 2014


APO. - May 2014


APO is reliable, and very quick. Christmas orders came in with 10 days. - Jul 2013


APO - Jun 2013


Thai Post is okay. - Jul 2012


Embassy mail - Oct 2011


Sent to my condo. - Aug 2011


APO - Jul 2011


USPS, baby. It's wonderful. Right at the embassy. - Feb 2011


We had APO access, so I didn't need to use the Thai system. - May 2010


I usually use the APO but don't send for ANYTHING that you want to receive faster than 7 days. It always seems to take the longest to receive anything here. - Apr 2010


same as if in america.mailboxes and post office are everywhere - Jan 2010


We're blessed in that we have an APO address, and can order pretty much anything. The shipping time from the States to here is right at two weeks. As for many of the corporate folks that we know, other than letter mail (letters, cards or bills), they do not have mail privileges and often have to rely on the local postal system. Also, DHS and UPS are available here, but be prepared to pay a hefty amount. Additionally, if you're using the local postal system, you're also subject to local import taxes. - Jul 2009


Regular mail has worked great. - Apr 2009


Mail service here is acceptable. When sending anything from the states by any means (DHL, FEDEX, UPS, USPS) mark "returned/used goods", take off all labels and declare a nominal insurance value. Otherwise you will pay a ridiculously high tarrif on your packages. - Feb 2009


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