Gaborone - Post Report Question and Answers

What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

Chocolate chips, paper towels, and anything from Trader Joe's. - Dec 2023

I didn't ship anything and did not feel like it was necessary. - Jul 2019

I can't think of anything specific, but since this post has no DPO, it is a good idea to review diplomatic pouch restrictions and plan accordingly. The big concerns are liquids and electronic items with lithium Ion batteries. - Apr 2017

Baking items like cupcake wrappers and decorations. - Jul 2016

More fitness equipment; our own gardening tools and supplies; different consumables (the welcome packet had it all wrong - things we thought would be scarce are readily available, and vice versa); our car (Nissan Murano). - Mar 2015

Vanilla, spices you cannot live without. - Oct 2014

Most things are readily available. Just whatever specific brand that you know you won't be able to find locally. - Nov 2013

Nothing. Order what you need/want online and have it shipped -- slowly -- through the pouch. - Jul 2013

Sun screen (hard to find high SPF regionally). - Apr 2013

Camping gear. - Jun 2010

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