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I was in a situation where I had to mail in my passport for a visa - no problems for me. Allow an additional week in addition to the embassy's processing time, even if you choose next-day mailing options. Most importantly, use a reputable courier service (DHL/UPS/FedEx) with tracking capabilities. It's also likely that the embassy will require you to send a ...


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I'd propose the "null hypothesis" that 2FABE has no special meaning, but that postal services may just handle postcards that don't have postage, either because they don't really check, or as a "tourist-friendly" policy. One could test this by sending a bunch of postcards, some marked 2FABE, some marked with other random sequences of characters, and some ...


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There are numerous companies that offer mail scanning/destruction/forwarding services. They vary dramatically in price and service levels, so I'd suggest a bit of research into whichever one you select would be a good idea. There is an excellent list of a number of the services including prices in this FlyerTalk post. The rest of that thread (click the ...


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I am an ex-India Post employee and we used to advise postage of Rs. 12 for International Post Cards, i.e. India to anywhere. I know few colleagues who encouraged stamps worth Rs. 15. Surface PostCard cost Rs. 4 to 7 while Airmail PostCard cost Rs. 12, except Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan which cost Rs. 8. Hope this helps!


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There's no single answer to this, as different hotels have different policies. In general most hotels will be happy to store mail and small packages for you for a short time. Most will ask that you mark that fact you're a guest as a part of the address, and I've had at least 2 hotels that requested that my arrival date also be listed as a part of the ...


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As @Jonik said, you can skip verification, make some friends locally in Dominican Republic, get some references, and everything will be ok. But if you want to verify yourself, I think, you should contact the CS team, especially Help Desk. CS said: Due to the number of postcards we mail out, we cannot vary our processes, and we almost have it fully ...


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No, you can't use PackStation as a transient traveler. To use it, you must be able to pre-register and then receive the registration materials via mail. So you must be in one place long enough to complete this process (a few weeks minimum). I don't remember whether you actually have to show proof of residency, but the above practical problem will ...


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You should be able to use poste restante (general delivery, "Postlagernd" in German). Deutsche Post has a site where you can look up addresses for receiving post offices in whatever town you're going to. I'm pretty sure you should be able to address your package to the post office, and write poste restante/general delivery/Postlagernd and have them hold it ...


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Correos de México, run by Sepomex, is the national postal service if you're sending a postcard. They have an office in the domestic arrivals area of Terminal 1. Walk to the planta baja (ground floor) and look for the pink sign in Sala/Hall A, close to Puerta 2 — they sell color postcards there too. Happy Travels! Post office at Terminal 1, domestic ...


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They should offer a surface mail option which is usually a lot cheaper but also a lot slower, usually around 3 months delivery time. There are some more details on the New Zealand Post website.


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The best explanation for this phenomenon I've found is this: For your information, most of the postcards that are being sent with "student to student" recommendation from your website that arrive get a circled black 'T' letter stamp on them which means "postage is due" and that destination should pay it. This means that the receiver of such mail might ...


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The quick google of the subject yields: Japanese BaseBall Tickets Japanese Baseball - This site talks specifically about Japanese Baseball Apparently the one you mentioned and the one I listed first are the only 2 selling Japanese baseball tickets in the US.


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Personally, I would try to ignore the normal postal officse. They are often quite expensive when it comes to posting a parcel. Often you don't have choice and then it actually doesn't matter in which country you post your parcel. Most public postal organization more or less use the same logistical infrastructure. Another option would be the big guys, like ...


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These should solve your problem: List of DHL locations in Istanbul List of UPS locations in Istanbul Map of post office locations in Istanbul DHL and UPS can pick up your package from your apartment. Call the number listed in the links above to arrange a pick up.


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Your best option is to pre-book a hostel/hotel, then phone them and ask if they'll receive mail for you. Many will, perhaps they'll charge a few euros. Or phone first, then book. Failing that try going through a travel agent (in Germany) who will probably charge you less than the eighty euro extra. Other options are to have someone get the ticket and ...


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Travellers from many countries don't face this experience due to visa-free / visa-on-arrival arrangements. However, everyone else - and this is just not travellers from 'smaller' countries but even big ones such as India and China (just to mention the two most populous countries in the world) - often have to apply for a visa in advance. Even then, many visa ...



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