Guadalajara - Post Report Question and Answers

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

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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