Guadalajara - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Post mail system - Aug 2023

We use DPO and Mexican posts have mail services through Brownsville, Texas. Much faster than typical DPO in other posts. Because mail is delivered via truck instead of air, some slightly more liberal rules on getting items here. - Jan 2023

DPO. - Aug 2018

Government Mail Service through the Consulate. - Feb 2015

We used pouch delivery at the Consulate. Other expats seem to have their own informal system set up. - May 2014

DPO. - Apr 2014

Through DPO. - Jun 2013

Diplomatic pouch. - Jan 2012

Diplomatic Pouch - Jan 2011

We use the diplomatic pouch through the State Dept. - Jun 2010

The American community relies on having people personally take mail up to the U.S. when they travel. I suggest you contact an English speaking church, Lake Chapala Society, or one of the American Legion to get into one of these systems. - Feb 2008


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