Santo Domingo - Post Report Question and Answers

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

DPO - Sep 2023

DPO, less than a week turnaround. - Oct 2021

Embassy mail or commercial courier (DHL, UPS, FedEx). - Jan 2021

DPO is fast - about one week. - Jul 2019

The DPO. Amazon orders take one to two weeks. - Jan 2019

DPO, Amazon orders take 1-2 weeks. - Nov 2016

Embassy folks use DPO and it arrives quite quickly. - Apr 2016

Local mail is unreliable, most people use some kind of parcel service. We have the DPO at the embassy. - Jan 2016

DPO - Jan 2016

DPO - Aug 2015

DPO - Aug 2015

Through the DPO at the Embassy. FedEx, UPS and DHL are available but costly. PO Boxes are relative inexpensive as you get charged per weight and the box is located in Florida. - Aug 2014

Through the DPO. - Jul 2013

DPO and pouch. - Apr 2013

DPO. - Apr 2013

Don't count on local mail. - Jan 2013

DPO. - Jun 2012

DPO and pouch here. DPO is quick most of the time, i.e. 7-10 days for Amazon, 4-6 days for Zappos, never more than 14 days for anything else. Pouch can take up to 3 weeks to arrive. - Mar 2012

We have a DPO address or via the pouch. - Feb 2012

dpo - Feb 2012

DPO - Oct 2011

DPO/pouch - Jun 2011

DPO and Pouch - May 2011

dpo - Nov 2010

We use DPO. - Jun 2010

APO works well, but oodly enough, letters from the States also show up at our house address by Dominican post. - May 2009

CPS: this is a costly service, but it's reliable. The regular mail works for letters and cards, but nice things get stolen in customs. - Nov 2008

APO available. - Aug 2008

Diplomatic mail. Goods from example Amazon through Buisness Mail. - Feb 2008

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