Asuncion - Post Report Question and Answers

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

DPO works well. It can take time to get a package here, usually 10-30 day (but this is because of issues in Miami). - Jan 2021

DPO. The Embassy had some issues with post last year and this year because the carrier cut us down to one plane so Christmas time, I suggest you order and have friends ship early. However, we have had no issues in the last few months thanks to the hard work of the Embassy staff. In fact some Amazon has been taking fewer than two weeks! - Jun 2019

We use the USPS at the embassy. We have heard horror stories of the local post, but have not tried it. Even through USPS, several pieces of high-value mail have been stolen in transit. - Aug 2018

I've never seen a Paraguayan post office. Paraguayans use various click and ship services to have items imported or purchased via Amazon shipped to Paraguay. It's expensive, but for small high-value items, they tell me it's worth it. - Jun 2018

I use the DPO but many people use Paraguaybox to send and receive items from the United States. There are a few similar services. - May 2016

DPO and pouch. - Sep 2015

DPO or pouch. - Apr 2015

DPO / Pouch. - Aug 2014

DPO. - Jul 2013

Embassy. - Aug 2011

DPO and Pouch here. Average time is 2 weeks. There is a great mail room in the embassy. - Jun 2011

We have DPO and pouch. - Feb 2011

DPO. Only one time per week, unfortunately. You get used to it, though. - Apr 2010

APO. - May 2008

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