Kingston - Post Report Question and Answers

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

DPO is good. - May 2022

The mailroom is great, but it takes days to send letters and packages. Order early for special occasions. Even though we are close to Miami, and it is just a flight away, the mail is unreliable in my opinion. Its turnaround sometimes two weeks, and other times months. - May 2022

We use the DPO and Pouch at Embassy. It is slow but reliable. - Jan 2020

Through pouch and DPO. - Aug 2018

We use DPO and pouch, no experience with the local postal facilities. - Jun 2018

DPO and pouch. Mail room and mail staff are great! - Mar 2017

DPO and pouch, great mail room team at Embassy - Apr 2016

For U.S. government staff, there is a DPO. Amazon and Walmart were two of the more popular options for people looking to purchase non-perishable food items. Delivery usually took 1- 2 weeks. - Dec 2014

DPO and pouch. Works fine. - Oct 2014

We have pouch and DPO here. - Mar 2014

Through the Embassy. DHL and Fedex both deliver here, though, and package mail can be shipped either way. - Dec 2013

Diplomatic Post Office - takes 1 - 2 weeks for mail to arrive. - Aug 2011

I use the DPO. - Sep 2010

Through the embassy or the local post office. - Jul 2010

There is one post office at the only safe mall in town. - May 2010

We use regular postal service to send/receive letters, but it takes anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks for delivery to the States. Packages being sent down take about 3 weeks. - Nov 2009

We go by pouch system. Mail comes to the Embassy 2x a week. It can be late as well. It takes a while for mail to get here. Order things early, especially for Christmas. - Jan 2009

Post office or Mailpac a personal shipping service, which is extremely expensive. - May 2008

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