Buenos Aires - Post Report Question and Answers

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

DPO and Pouch. Local mail service, even certified mail, is extremely unreliable. DHL is available and reliable. - Apr 2022

DPO, pouch. Never tried local post. - Jul 2020

We have a postal service at the embassy where we can receive and mail packages. It's my understanding local postal facilities should be avoided. - Jul 2019

DPO. - Jun 2015

I have only had one package sent here and it was a nightmare. I had to go to customs and wait almost three hours just to pick up a package. It really wasn't worth it. - Jan 2015

Through the Embassy. - Aug 2014

Embassy. - Aug 2011

We use the embassy; it takes 1 week to get packages from the US. - May 2011

It's a problem - shipping is *very* expensive & things have a tendency to get lost in transit. - Jul 2008

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