Monterrey - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Everything is shipped to a PO Box in Texas and then brought by truck to Monterrey. It takes about an extra three days to receive things than it would if you were shipping within the U.S. - Feb 2021

DPO. Yes. - Sep 2018

Once a week delivery from the the U.S. logistical Center in Brownsville. - Aug 2015

USPS through pouch; there is FedEX, DHL etc. - Mar 2014

US government personnel receive mail with very little lag, almost as if we are in the US. - Oct 2012

Pouch. - Oct 2010

We have the pouch through the consulate and it's been wonderful. Those not with the consulate get PO Boxes in McAllen or Laredo, and then check them every few months. - Jul 2010

There are a few mail centers in San Pedro that give you a US street address (in Texas) and your mail gets driven to your PO box here every day. This is great for regular mail and magazines. Packages are more tricky because they have to clear customs. This can take forever. - Jan 2008

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